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Associate Security Testing Engineer

  • Portugal Office
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

What You’ll be Doing…

The Flutter UK&I Cyber Security Team is a wide security team, with +100 people, covering a large spectrum of security areas of expertise. Its goal is to provide and ensure that proper security controls are protecting against risk across all businesses within the group. The successful candidate will be part of the Security Testing Team and will have the opportunity to use technical skills and knowledge to identify new vulnerabilities and contribute to Flutter UK&I overall security posture.

The Security Testing Engineer acts as an enabler for the wider Security Team, and aims to ensure the adoption of security practices, detection of security vulnerabilities and mitigations are acted upon the project lifecycle.

You’ll be performing penetration testing for internal components and third-party applications that are used by the company. The overall scope will be mainly web applications.

The role involves a collaborative approach in the engagement phase, where you’ll be gathering all required information for the pentest and clearly defining the scope with the stake holders. It also includes close collaboration with development and infrastructure teams, not only to ensure that the identified vulnerabilities are validated and understood, but also to test the provided patches against other attack vectors.

In sum, you’ll be leading web applications security assessments, including the engagement phase, code review, penetration test, vulnerability reporting&tracking, patching recommendation and support.

What We’re Looking For…

  • Experience and technical skills to test and review code of applications developed internally and externally, in line with application security best practices, by tracing the execution flow through an application and identifying possible security vulnerabilities or areas of weakness;
  • Motivation and soft skills to proactively unblock pentest requirements, engaging with different stakeholders (technical and non-technical) including developers, product owners and managers;
  • Experience and ability to elaborate self-explanatory penetration testing reports, with high quality level, capable of being clearly understood by teams that don’t have security knowledge;
  • Wide security knowledge to provide recommendations to the development teams on how to fix/mitigate a security vulnerability on applications and systems;
  • Motivation and proactivity to keep up with the latest offensive techniques, promoting self-improvement of soft and technical skills.

We’d love to see…

  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • A team player, who strives to maximize team and departmental performance;
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion;
  • Knowledge sharing and interest in expanding other team members security skills and mindset;
  • Capability to focus and work without supervision.
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