DevSecOps Engineer (Security)


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Altaro has been experiencing growth of its SaaS and BaaS platforms and is seeking a hands-on Operations Engineer to focus on the implementation and continuous integration of the security program.

As a DevSecOps Engineer – Security you will mainly help us build features that protect our customer base and support the business with design, testing and implementation of secure applications, systems, networks, database products as well as create and implement simple tooling and services that help Altaro safeguard the integrity of data. This position will report to Altaro Head of Technical Operations and is a full-time post based in Malta, EU.

Your challenge

  • Perform risk and threat analysis of the Altaro SaaS / BaaS platforms, Web systems and processes including vulnerability and penetration tests
  • Contribute to the creation of our DevSecOps roadmap and initiatives prioritisation
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Operations teams to implement tools, automation and processes which add value and incrementally improve Altaro security posture
  • Assist with threat modelling and create secure product features during planning and architectural stage
  • Operate security tools to detect threat against our production systems
  • Provide first response, remediation, analyse root causes and develop mitigations for security-related incidents (CERT)
  • Assist with security and compliance policies
  • Review and audit systems and configurations for common security vulnerabilities
  • Engage and participate in the security community and keep abreast with the latest developments
  • Assist with overall team operations and other duties from time to time

Skills Required

  • Solid InfoSec engineering experience with solid technical security education and background
  • You have experience in defending against several areas of InfoSec
  • Experience in exploiting vulnerabilities, grey / black box and penetration testing using different security tools and solutions
  • Experience with OWASP Top 10 web-based security vulnerabilities
  • You have a good in-depth technical knowledge of TCP/IP stack, security engineering, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography
  • Knowledgeable with secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modelling
  • Security knowledge in distributed systems (firewalls, load balancers, web servers, IDS< databases)
  • Good knowledge of GDPR, PCI, NIST, ISO 27001/2 and potentially health compliance e.g. HIPAA
  • Ability to work in a team environment with management, operations, dev, compliance, regulators and customers

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Join a fast-growing developer of user-friendly backup solutions

Altaro’s headquarters are located in a state of the art building on the island of Malta, in the ‘heart’ of the Mediterranean. Our culture is driven by open discussion, collaboration and respect. We employ an enthusiastic team who understands that one way to innovate continuous data protection (CDP) technology is by taking a step back from the implementation details to understand the customer's objectives, requirements and resources.

The perks that we offer if you join Altaro

  • Prestigious clients
  • Autonomy and flexibility
  • State of the art offices
  • Work with a talented, enthusiastic team
  • Personal development programme
  • Health Insurance
  • Additional leave entitlements – Paternity/Maternity/Adoption leave

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