Cloud Security Engineer

Poznań, Poland or Warsaw, Poland
GPO EMEA – GPO EMEA - Engineering /
Full-time /
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

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About the Role
With the ever-increasing cyber-security threat, and our obligations to comply with PCI and GDPR rules and regulations, we at PayU are committed to maintaining a vigilant approach to protect our systems and data. The Cloud Security Engineer will play a key role in this process. 

The Cloud Security Engineer is responsible for discovering, analyzing, designing and mitigating the security threats and solutions in PayU’s products. We are looking for an engineer who wants to expand their skills and knowledge in both the offensive and defensive side, improving the security of our platforms. 

What you will do:

    • Design and build great software solutions to meet complex, system-wide requirements,
    • Understand business requirements and translate them into code,
    • Debug and consider test implications across protocol and architectural stacks,
    • Work independently, yet know when to ask for input,
    • Triage, analyze and investigate security issues, 
    • Write code that identifies and exploits software and hardware defects and gaps,
    • Build security tools that automate red team and pen test operations,
    • Integrate and adopt new security tools into the system and the development lifecycle, 
    • Work within a culture that is fast-paced, dynamic, and self-directed,
    • Understand complex systems from the API layer to infrastructure. 

What are we looking for:

    • 3+ years of experience in offensive/defensive security testing,
    • Experience with cloud security on one of the leading cloud providers (AWS would be an advantage),
    • Programming experience in multiple languages are highly accomplished working in Javascript and have a real passion for learning new languages,
    • Knowledge of attacks and mitigation methods, with knowledge in two or more of the following: Network protocols and secure network design; Operating system internals and hardening (e.g. Windows, Linux, OS X); Containers security, Web application and browser security; Security assessments and penetration testing; Authentication and access control; Applied cryptography and security protocols; Security monitoring and intrusion detection; Incident response and forensics; Development of security tools, automation or frameworks,
    • Experience with securing distributed/microservices systems,
    • Experience with Kubernetes security is an advantage,
    • Curiosity and dedication to learning and are able to apply new knowledge in a pragmatic and timely manner,
    • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience,
    • Excellent communication skills in English – both verbal and written.

What we offer:

    • Full-time employment under a contract of employment,
    • Benefits: ability to develop one’s own package in MyBenefit system,
    • Series of trainings,
    • Free subscription to an Internal e-learning platform with courses from Udemy, Coursera, and many others,
    • Truly International Environment with almost 40 different cultures,
    • An inclusive environment that listens to a diverse range of voices when making decisions,
    • A positive, get-things-done workplace,
    • A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is part for the course – important you are comfortable with this),
    • Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale,
    • A democratic work environment where you can drive your outcomes.
About us
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.