Authentication Security Engineer (Unix/Linux)

  • Negotiable
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Experis Switzerland
  • 08 Sep 17

Authentication Security Engineer (Unix/Linux)

On behalf of our client, a leading bank in Zürich, we are looking for a Authentication Security Engineer with proven Unix/ Linux experience. For this contract position based in Zurich in Switzerland our client is looking for an English speaking candidate who can start as soon as possible. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with a market leading global company then please have a look at the details:

Role:

  • The division in which the successful candidate will be working has global responsibility for the design, delivery and operational support for business critical security services. This division is also responsible for the design and delivery of the key products and services related to information security. This includes public key infrastructure, data leakage prevention, information right management, application security and testing and cloud security.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering security solutions for the internet facing infrastructure that runs in multiple data centers around the globe
  • Ensuring that individual security solutions form an effective security system as a whole
  • Creating detailed solution designs that fit well into bank's established platforms and core eco-systems
  • Supporting product management and solution architecture in identifying effective solutions
  • Providing 3rd level engineering support for security products
  • Define use case, detailed technical specification and security baseline
  • Evaluate, design and rate possible solutions and build a PoC
  • Quality Assurance: define test plan and execute tests
  • Write operational manual and train operation team
  • Manage unknown software issues/defects
  • Report status/issues and project progress proactive

Skills:

  • Over 8 years of work experience in Engineering including 2 years in a similar role
  • Working knowledge & experience with the following areas in IT Security:
    • Web Security and Authentication technologies experience
    • Working knowledge & experience of Linux or Unix (incl. scripting - Shell, Perl)
    • Internet Security technologies (SSL/TLS, Apache, etc)
    • Internet Facing Application components (Web Application Firewalls, Reverse / Forward Proxies,
    • Authentication Servers (Web Access Management, SAML, etc)

  • Overall knowledge on security concepts (application security)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Good communication skills both in verbal and written manner
  • Proactive and highly motivated team player
  • Graduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related subject; alternatively an equivalent education in one of these topics

Desired skills:

  • Experience in Banking IT
  • Experience with software packaging and versioning systems (eg. Subversion)
  • Beneficial Java and Java build tools knowledge - J2EE, servlets, JSPs
  • Ability in finding long-term IT solutions even if you are under pressure due to an IT incident
  • Experience in financial sector will be an additional asset
  • Familiarity with MITRE and OWASP (CVE, CWE, OWASP CRS, Top 10)
  • Engineering or security certification is an advantage: CISSP, CISA, CSSLP, MCSE, RHCE, CCNE, CCSE

Are you interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Sophia Alaoui on +41 44 229 99 40. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

I'm always looking for skilled candidates don't hesitate to send me your CV for future job opportunities. Kindly check my page: https://www.experis.ch/sophia-alaoui to see an overview of available positions or connect with me on LinkedIn

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