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Security Research Engineer

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  • You'll have five or more years experience in a direct information security role, with at least three of those specialising in application security assessment using your advanced knowledge of the security landscape to create incremental value to the Corda platform. We'd love to see evidence of other experience too, you might have been a developer or network operations engineer in a previous life. We believe that we work better as a team, and hope you share that belief. You have experience leading small teams and providing mentoring and guidance to junior engineers so they can meet their career aspirations and make meaningful contributions. You'll be working in a diverse group of people with a variety of skills and backgrounds where your high level of emotional intelligence and influencing techniques can generate enthusiasm for your suggestions and recommendations for improvements. You'll need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You'll be happy presenting to the company at all-hands meetings or explaining the impact of vulnerabilities you identify to a range of stakeholders. Regular collaboration with management and peers mean you contribute to tactical planning and solving complex challenges.

Desired Skills

The Senior Security Research Engineer will have “practitioner” level skills in software development security, security architecture and engineering and security assessment and testing. They will also have competence in one or more of: communication and network security, identity and access management (IAM) and security operations. 

The Senior Security Research Engineer will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Good understanding of standard security vulnerabilities and their standard fixes and mitigations Ability to identify security issues at different stages of the SDLC - from architecture & design through to implementation Experience performing dynamic analysis of software using debugging tools Expertise in Java, Kotlin, or a similar high-level language PKI and Cryptography In-depth knowledge of Java and JVM internals is beneficial Reverse engineering experience Experience solving Capture-the-Flag challenges is a bonus! Develop tools to support vulnerability analysis Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey highly technical information to non-technical audiences. Build relationships with engineering teams to improve product security Using revision control systems


Intelligent Recruitment

We constantly remind ourselves that people come first, so we have a commitment to providing an excellent personal service to our clients and candidates with the know-how to save you from wasted time and disappointment.

Our clients come from all commercial and industry sectors and, in particular, we have expertise in sourcing candidates in the land, marine, air, weapons, electronics, communications, avionics and cyber security domains.

GardPass Consulting bring a discerning approach to the resolution of both organisational recruitment requirements and individual career aspirations. 

Mobilising and placing individuals and large teams on a global basis at speed in complex situations is one of our specialities. We offer a wealth of experience and expertise in supplying project personnel on a worldwide basis, backed-up by a huge network of qualified, experienced professionals (many of them security-cleared at various levels). Many of our candidates have worked with us on several projects – often for the same client, by request.

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+44 7939 073902
Pendragon House, 65 London Road
St Albans
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