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Intermediate Application Security Engineer

  • Plaine Wilhems
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent
  • Added 26/05/2017 
  • Closing 25/06/2017
  • HR Department


Working knowledge of application security assessment and applicable review methodologies.


Job Description

  • Perform manual and automated application vulnerability assessments and document vulnerabilities which were found and provide recommendations for remediation.
  • Exhibit extensive knowledge and ability to perform industry standard web application penetration testing methods, including OWASP guides.
  • Participate in the change management process ensuring that all releases are reviewed by security before being approved for production.
  • Ability to analyze security issues (both white-box and black-box), determine its cause and impact to the business and identify the corrective action needed to eliminate and prevent the event for the future.
  • Work with IT Security team members and the development teams to design mitigations for identified weaknesses.
  • Contribute to and help to further develop application security frameworks and standards.
  • Break the code to find and fix flaws that developers may have missed.
  • Help the engineering teams fix security issues.
  • Mentor the  engineering team to write more secure code.
  • Assist with other organization security projects and tasks as required.
  • Monitor and evaluate security controls throughout the business.
  • Drive the efforts to automate operational security.


  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role in a relevant software or internet service industry.
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field.
  • Experience in both vulnerability research and penetration testing.
  • Passion for finding security deficiencies in applications or people/processes.
  • Working knowledge of application security assessment and applicable review methodologies.
  • Knowledge of application-level attacks and mitigation methods.
  • Good knowledge of vulnerabilities and exploits.
  • Managing and prioritizing multiple tasks in accordance with high level objectives.
  • Knowledge of relevant business or compliance drivers that obviate the need for security tooling or processes.
  • Strong foundation in and in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication and security protocols and applied cryptography.
  • Experience using Burp Suite to perform security assessments.
  • Good knowledge of Internet systems and technologies such as SOAP/REST web services, .NET Framework, debuggers, Java Script, TCP/IP, OSI Model etc...
  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash, PowerShell, etc.).
  • Able to drive consensus amongst technically strong but differing groups.
  • Profound love of breaking things in order to make them stronger.
  • Open to work in international, multilingual environment.
  • Proficient in English.


Additional Information

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Terms: Full time position

Beginning: ASAP

Location: Mauritius

For more information about EcoVadis please visit our site: www.ecovadis.com


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