Senior Security Engineer

Community of Madrid, Madrid


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We are a global leader in language, content and digital solutions. For more than 30 years, we have been helping renowned organizations grow their brands internationally through innovative websites, efficient intranets, collaborative platforms and expertly translated content. We are proud to say we are well known across industries and geographies and have the privilege of working with some of the world’s largest companies.

The Senior Security Engineer is a key element in our next generation of unified content management platform as he/she will be responsible to ensure that the security best practices are incorporated in the entire development life cycle of the platform that will allow AMPLEXOR reach the state of art in several markets.

Included in a team of Technical Product Owners, Architects and DevOps Engineers, the Senior Security Engineer will be responsible of delivering a complex solution.


The job holder responsibility includes:

  • Collaborate in the creation of architecture, product specifications and designs to ensure security requirements are addressed and implemented correctly; should be well versed in threat modelling and mitigation strategies
  • Own, implement, and monitor the secure product development practices and processes for the entire product development lifecycle
  • Contribute to all levels of the architecture
  • Implement, test and operate advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture
  • Act as a mentor to the development teams on how to create secure and certifiable designs
  • Perform on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the team on security technologies and threat mitigation best practices; examples include practical application of cryptography, key management, trust, authentication, penetration testing, and defensive engineering techniques
  • Keep abreast of emerging security technologies as required by the business
  • Enforce compliance with established Information Systems security principles and standards
  • University degree in Information Systems, Business Management, Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of direct experience relating to security product development
  • Practical experience and understanding Java
  • Experience with Cloud and SaaS environments
  • Understanding and experience with commercial product release engineering practices, specifically with Scrum and/or Agile methodologies
  • Experience working under GAMP and SOC compliance standards is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Information Security systems
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Flexible and capable of dealing with ambiguity, addressing uncertainty and adapting to changing priorities
  • Ability to think strategically and evaluate options in the short, medium and long term
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
  • Willing to work at a very detailed level while still being able to abstract ideas for communication to cross-functional teams and management
  • Can communicate complex technical ideas in a straightforward way, able to pass on clear instructions to teams working on projects
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability, high level of technical skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a team player collaboratively with all parties and stakeholders
  • Ability to engage with external parties when required
  • Understanding of SDLC and software development methodologies (waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Understanding of modern software development, testing, and infrastructure tools
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and task management software (JIRA etc.)
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information
  • Up to date knowledge of technical applications
  • Prepared to continue updating their skills and knowledge on a regular basis
  • Fluency in English
  • All the chances of a globally successful, growing company;
  • Experiences, insights and a high level of responsibility in challenging, cutting edge projects for international customers and new digital businesses;
  • Influence in a growing, motivated and highly innovative team;
  • Room for personal and professional development options in a growing organization
  • A work environment that allows you to balance your work and your private life;
  • A dynamic workplace with flat hierarchies, direct communication on first name terms, helpful and engaged colleagues;
  • An attractive, market- and success-oriented compensation
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Work from home max 2 days per week
  • Coffee, tea, fruits....