IT Security Engineer

Standort: Vienna, Austria Gehalt: €325 - €350 per day
Bereich: Consultancy Bereich: Freiberufler
Reference #: CR/073275_1598346400

IT Security Engineer / Vienna / 6 months / Start ASAP

Summary of Position:

The IT Security Engineer identifies and resolves security issues and implements countermeasures to ensure robust and reliable systems by protecting the perimeter, keeping computer and network devices hardened against attacks and securing sensitive data. The IT Security Engineer analyses software designs and implementation from a security perspective.


● Contribute to all levels of the architecture from a security perspective
● Serve as security expert during the whole development process and mitigate security vulnerabilities
● Advice and research best practice security solutions
● Work with Product Management and Product Design to drive security by design
● Staying up to date with latest testing and ethical hacking methods
● Planning and performing penetration tests on web-based and mobile applications
● Ability to perform system analysis of investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and making strategic recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities
● Develop procedures to automate security tasks during code builds and deployments
● Check bug reports from different sources and handle bug bounties
● Protection of endpoints, networks and information through monitoring
● Preparation and documentation of standard operating procedures and protocols
● Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement


● Requirements gathering


● Proven professional experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
● Up-to-date with the latest web trends, techniques and technologies
● Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, log management, etc
● Experience with network security
● Solid technical skills in information security architecture, vulnerability testing and penetration testing
● Experience with common threat modelling and risk analysis framework
● Analytical and problem solving approach

Nice to have requirements:

● Experience with some programming language (ideally python)
● Experience with AWS security
● Experience with UNIX commands
● Experience with SIEM solutions
● Experience with digital asset technologies

Typical tasks and activities:

● Analyse phishing cases and security alerts
● Use security tools such as scanners to mitigate vulnerabilities
● Integration new data sources to the monitoring system
● Advise on security requirements in the planning phase of features and projects
● Incident Management and documentation of security related information
● Research and recommend tools and technology related to security
● Identification and isolation of problems

(Tech) Stack:

● AlienVault
● PfSense
● OWASP ZAP proxy