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Senior Application Security Engineer (Product Development) Amsterdam

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The job in short

As a Senior Application Security Engineer you’ll get a chance to take the lead in a team of Security Engineers working to ensure we build and maintain secure software that is used by millions of users around the globe. You have a hacker mindset and always strive to think like an attacker.

Meet the job

Your core responsibility is to analyse the software from a security perspective, and to identify and resolve security issues. Your input helps to improve the secure SDLC with its tools and processes. You validate that application security requirements have been met. You have expert understanding of application security and application security vulnerabilities. You provide guidance and workshops to developers and QA engineers on secure coding, security testing and working with security tools. You perform security code reviews and suggest improvements to development teams.

You will work closely with the Product Development teams as well as the Customer Success teams who take part in implementation projects. You thrive working with colleagues from multiple cultures. You mentor new team members and act as the go-to person for security in your area.

How about you?

● You have 5+ years of experience in a similar role;
● You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Cyber Security or equivalent;
● You speak and write English on a professional level;
● You hold one or more security certifications such as CSSLP, CISSP, GWEB, GSSP-JAVA or CEH;
● You have expert understanding of application security, OWASP Top 10, SANS/CWE Top 25;
● You have expert understanding of security in the SDLC and SAST/SCA/DAST tools;
● You have a deep understanding of pen testing web applications or mobile applications;
● You have experience on security verification of web applications or mobile apps using OWASP ASVS/M-ASVS and testing guides.

In addition you master one of the following areas:
● Frontend development and technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML and frameworks such as Angular;
● Backend development and JAVA EE technologies, application servers and frameworks such as Spring and Spring Security;
● Mobile development and mobile application security for the Android and iOS platforms and understanding of Java, Kotlin, Objective-C and Swift;
● Security testing web applications and mobile apps, test automation and continuous integration tools.

Why Backbase?

Backbase is leading the way in the Digital Banking space and we are widely known for our innovative power and visionary view of how all of us (including you) handle our daily financial lives. Exploring is in our nature and we love technology. No matter how big the challenges are: we make it work.

We come from all over the globe (45+ nationalities) and we currently employ the brightest people in the field. We are organized to support you. You will work with some of the best people in the business. We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Perks of working at Backbase

Our People Learning & Development Success & Celebration Healthy food & fitness Office life & Swag

We love working with smart, amazing people from all over the world. At Backbase we really strive to be open & inclusive. Together, with more than 60 different nationalities in our offices globally,  we make it happen! Backbase is not just about professional relationships, it is a place where you find genuine, true friendships. Come as you are and blend in.

Being part of such a diverse community truly gives you an opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally. We believe that at Backbase you need to be brave enough to go out of your comfort zone to explore new areas, learn from it and drive it home. The key factor is to get new insights and continue our growth path – both yours and Backbase’s.

We take pride in our achievements and we like to celebrate them. We organise a variety of parties,celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

We care about you and support an active lifestyle. Free healthy lunches and fruits are provided daily.  Want to let that stress out? You can unwind and have fun with one of our employee-initiated sports teams.

You get an enjoyable workplace, complete with focus areas collaborative spaces – nerf guns included. We’ll get you proper swag, the latest and greatest technologies to play with and awesome people to work with.

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