Product Security Engineer (m/f/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Job Description
We are looking for a security specialist experienced with all layers of our tech stack, from IaaS / PaaS over APIs to single-page web applications. If you are a seasoned product security expert and want to work with a team that is committed to security, this job is for you.
We love e-commerce and high scalability applications. To enable this we are putting security first at all layers. We are looking forward to your contribution to our platform!
About your new role
  • Introducing security by design flows and principles
  • Consulting and educating teams on security topics
  • Running threat modeling workshops
  • Conducting risk analysis for planned implementations
  • Designing automated processes that ensure security in a CI/CD world
  • Organizing or conducting security tests together with external companies
  • Supporting the corporate security and legal team in audits
  • Working with the security special interest group
  • Consulting our Lead Product Owner on the roadmap, to make sure security topics are addressed
  • Reporting directly to our CTO
Skills & Requirements
  • 2 years of experience in working with product teams on security
  • A completed degree from University
  • Good English writing/documentation skills
  • Previous experience in a technology/software oriented role in a technology company
  • Sound knowledge of Linux systems, cloud infrastructure, Kubernetes, API, and web application security
  • Very good communication skills - you'll need to explain technical topics to developers and lawyers
  • Research new topics in a short period of time, to help teams with new technologies
  • Be comfortable with agile development principles
  • Knowledge of European and international privacy laws a plus
  • Security training certificate is a plus but not mandatory
This is how we work
  • Mindset. Modern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with an impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate on a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family-friendly environment, bright and well accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.
commercetools is living a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If your job profile aligns with our technical requirements, business needs, and company culture, we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, learning ability, and passion and not your age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.
Contact information
Do you have any questions regarding the role, our company, culture or work environment? Feel free to contact our Talent Acquisition Manager Janosch Fingerhut (+49172 2631438)!
About us
By giving our customers and partners the most flexible commerce platform, which is based on a Microservices, API-first, true Cloud and Headless architecture (we call it the MACH architecture*), we are not only helping them maintain their competitive advantage but we are also changing the e-commerce platform market. Today, Fortune Global 500 companies across industries rely on commercetools and the commercetools platform.  

Founded in Germany in 2006, our international expansion has reached Europe (Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Switzerland), the US (Durham, NC), and Asia Pacific (Singapore, Australia). In October 2019, with a $145M investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partner, commercetools is in full gear going forward. 

We are firm believers in our core values: Purpose, Trust, and Lifelong Learning. More than ever we need passionate talents who believe in these values and in a better future of e-commerce. Awaiting you is an employer that cares and an accomplished international team full of like-minded and friendly individuals operating from across the globe.
Thank you for your application and your interest in commercetools. We are excited to get to know you!
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