Senior Security Engineer

 Minimum of 5 years’ experience with security engineering
 Strong Security Operations focus
 Cryptography, network security, systems security, policy, and incident response

My client is currently seeking a Senior Security Engineer for their Sydney office. The role will involve liaising with the service teams to solve security challenges at massive scale, and builds tools to automate the auditing and operation of the client infrastructure.

The ideal candidate is passionate about solving security problems with an innovative approach to the solution; thrives and succeeds in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast; and has a broad and deep technical knowledge, typically ranging from front-end UIs through to back-end systems and all points in between.

You will work with groups throughout the organisation to help them integrate security into their projects. The solutions you develop will regularly require input and guidance from team members and will be based on security engineering best practices.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
 Recognize, adopt, utilize and teach best practices in security engineering
 Demonstrate high capacity and tolerance for extreme context switching and interruptions while remaining productive and effective
 Solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context
 Maintain an understanding of the Internet threat environment and how it affects the company
 Find and fix flaws in existing company systems and sites
 Leverage current state of network and application security tools and how they can benefit the company

Basic Qualifications:
 BS in Computer Science or related field
 Minimum of 5 years’ experience with security engineering: secure development, cryptography, network security, security operations, systems security, policy, and incident response
 Minimum of 5 years experiences in any of the following software development, network engineering, systems engineering, cryptography or a combination of all
 Linux operating system development (at the kernel or device driver level)
 Experience with hardware virtualization technologies
 Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
 Programming in C, C++, Java, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby
 Internet and operating system security fundamentals

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get in at ground level with a global leader looking to cement their presence in the Australian market.

For a confidential discussion please contact Sasha Jensen on 02 8023 5644.

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