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Infrastructure Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Berlin, Germany · Barcelona, Spain · Vienna, Austria · Milan, Italy · Amsterdam, Netherlands · são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil · Paris, France · Madrid, Spain · Germany
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

About the opportunity

Are you passionate about cybersecurity and eager to make a real impact in a dynamic environment? Look no further! We are on the lookout for a Cloud Security Engineer who is ready to take the lead in proactively identifying and mitigating security threats. Join forces with our Platform and Data teams and be at the forefront of safeguarding our customer and our organization.

At N26, our Infrastructure Security team is on a mission to detect and remediate IT and cloud infrastructure security threats. We're dedicated to providing efficient and effective services that empower our N26 tech teams to thrive.

In this role, you will:

  • Contributing to the Cloud Infrastructure Security function roadmap in alignment with the Tech Lead, Product Manager and Engineering Manager.

  • Drive initiatives, solutions, processes and frameworks to proactively identify and mitigate security threats within our AWS infrastructure which leads to an overall improvement of our security maturity.

  • Perform regular and proactive research to detect new attack vectors.

  • Contribute to the pentesting schedule, its scope and scenarios.

  • Perform Threat Modeling Sessions, assess and classify identify security threats and define threats mitigation solutions in alignment with the stakeholders

  • Identify and perform security training or table top exercises to Platform Engineering and Data Engineering teams

  • Provide a first class service to our main stakeholders in our support portal

  • Be part of our security incident response on-call rotation (voluntary) and lead security incidents

What you need to be successful:

Knowledge & Engineering practices:

  • Cloud Security: Competent understanding and experience of securing at minimum AWS cloud infrastructure environments, CI/CD pipelines, containerized environment and Linux systems.

  • Risk Assessment: Experience with assessing security findings and mitigation strategies

  • Security Savvy: Competent knowledge of common security frameworks and tactics, including STRIDE, MITRE ATT&CK®, and OWASP.

  • Ethical Hacker: Experience with ethical hacking and penetration test methodologies

  • Automation Pro: Proficiency in using CI/CD pipelines (e.g., Terraform) for implementing automated security testing and change management.

  • Deployment Expert: Competent knowledge with modern cloud technology components and deployment patterns: virtual machines, containers, Kubernetes, serverless, infrastructure as code, etc.

  • Tool Mastery: Experience in deploying and customizing security tools to address threats and reduce risk (vulnerability scanners, static analyzers, web application firewalls, IDS/IPS, endpoint security monitoring, etc.)

  • Scripting Wizardry: Proficiency in Python, Bash, or GO for scripting and automation.

Teamwork & Collaboration:

  • Agile Mindset: Familiarity with agile methodologies and project management.

  • Collaborative Spirit: Demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and segments to achieve complex objectives.

  • Hands-On: A hands-on attitude with a knack for driving solutions to completion.

  • Communicator: Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Growth-Driven: A growth mindset focused on learning and pushing the team forward.

  • Community Contributor: Contributions to the security community, such as open-source tools, research papers, conference talks, etc.

  • Educational Background: A Master's degree in cybersecurity or a related field or a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field with an advanced security certification.

What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining one of Europe’s most talked about disruptors 🚀.
  • Employee benefits that range from a competitive personal development budget, work from home budget, discounts to fitness & wellness memberships, language apps and public transportation.
  • As an N26 employee you will have access to a Premium subscription on your personal N26 bank account. As well as subscriptions for friends and family members.
  • Vacation days vary depending on your location of work. Additional day of annual leave for each year of service.
  • A high degree of autonomy and access to cutting edge technologies - all while working with a friendly team of peers of diverse nationalities, life experiences and family statuses.
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it.

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

We've eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do.

Founded in 2013, N26 now has more than 8 million customers in 24 markets. We are headquartered in Berlin with offices in multiple cities across Europe, including Vienna and Barcelona, and a 1,500-strong team of more than 80 nationalities.

Sounds good? Apply now for this position.

N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.