Our client is a young, innovative start-up in the field of mobile/online payment. Their goal is to establish the new standard for payment processes. They are the electronic payment system for services provided by a well-known German automative group. It is a fundamental component of the group’s mobility and digitalization strategy. Our client is ambitious to make the products and services that the German group offers even more appealing with the new payment system.


The position will focus on improving the existing security controls and processes within a rapidly growing organization and ensure that customer data, financial transaction processing, and company data remains secure. The position requires pragmatic and hands-on security skills with the flexibility and creative thinking to solve evolving challenges, improve existing processes, and implement new solutions.

Key tasks:

  • Promote security throughout the organization
  • Assisting in the review, design, and specifications of Security architecture
  • Evaluating complex business and technical requirements, communicating inherent security risks and solutions to technical and non-technical business owners
  • Identifying opportunities for improving operational security and implementing solutions
  • Perform security reviews and validation of technical controls during the Software Development LifeCycle
  • Review security standards and provide project teams and developers with implementation guidelines
  • Managing technical security projects and initiatives


Must have:

  • BSc in computer science, information security, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Results-oriented, high energy, and self-motivated
  • Creative thinker and analytical problem-solver
  • Strong knowledge of current security threats, trends, and mitigations
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and oral), with a focus on translating technically complex issues into simple, easy to understand concepts
  • Delivers security recommendations in a clear, concise, and audience-specific format
  • Able to work as part of a team with effective communication and leadership skills
  • Programming skills in common languages (e.g. Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, bash)
  • Experience with Linux operating systems


  • Security certifications (eg: CISSP, CSSLP, GCEH, GCIH, OSCP)
  • Familiarity with common attack patterns, exploitation techniques, and remediation techniques
  • Experience / Knowledge of Devops / Secdevops along with the related technologies
  • Other security related knowledge / experience:

              ◦  Vulnerability assessments

              ◦  Penetration testing

              ◦  Mobile application security

              ◦  Incident response

              ◦  Virtualization infrastructure/environments

              ◦  Security architecture / design

              ◦  Cryptography

              ◦  Identity and Access Management concepts / systems

              ◦  Administering Linux and Windows operating systems in accordance with applicable security controls


Please feel free to contact Zach Traer 00 352 26 29 45 24 for more information or a first confidential phone conversation. 

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