IT Security Specialist, Gdynia

We are looking for a skilled IT Security Specialist experienced in large-scale agile projects with a strong focus on security and high code quality to join the Solution Readiness team in Digital & Design (DD) at Nordea. This is an opportunity for you to help us define security requirements, analyse software designs and implementations from a security perspective, and identify, troubleshoot and resolve security issues.

Machine learning, robotics, cloud computing. We’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A digital revolution is underway – joining us puts you at the heart of it.

Working with skilled, international teams in a fast-paced and inspiring working environment, you’ll play a part in making us truly digital.

More than just a Nordic bank, we’re one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. You’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your abilities and advance your career. Will you help us lead the way in transforming the future of banking?


Your future responsibilities

You’ll join Digital & Design which is accountable for developing new state-of-the-art digital solutions to our customers, maintaining existing digital solutions and operating underlying IT platforms and applications. DD is currently building new and innovative user experiences on mobile and web for our more than 10 million customers in the Nordics. Being part of DD means that you will work in a diverse, highly international environment with ambitious people, working agile, determined to reach our common goal; to deliver the best digital customer experience to Nordea customers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Plan and execute third party security assessments on internally developed web/mobile applications
  • Work with the third-party vendors to understand the requirements to conduct a successful assessment and co-ordinate with internal stakeholders to fulfil those requirements
  • Co-ordinate post assessment report presentation and communication to include all the relevant stakeholders who can take action to close any findings
  • Keep a track of all the findings, assist in internal verification of the fixes and drive it to formal closure

The role is based in Gdynia. Welcome to Solution Readiness, a team in DD that is also responsible for non-functional test activities, defect management, problem management, test data, customer feedback and data analysis.


Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re dependable, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others.

Your profile and background:

The role requires a profound knowledge and understanding of Agile software development and you have detailed technical knowledge of techniques and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation. You enjoy working in a high-performing team, acting as both a mentor and a sparring partner for your colleagues. And due to our international and cross-country environments, you are open to limited travel.

Further to this, we believe that you are:

  • Ability to learn, troubleshoot and script in any of the scripting languages as required
  • Ability to explain the vulnerabilities and assist in remediation efforts to various stakeholders in Development, QA and Product Management
  • Experience with at least some of security verification tools like BurpSuite,OWASP Zap Proxy,Fiddler,Wireshark, NMAP,OpenVas, Drozer,Frida etc.
  • Hands on experience with verifying web applications for OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of security testing on mobile platforms, network security is an advantage
  • Certifications such as CEH, GPEN, OSCP and familiarity with using and creating alerts/dashboards with Splunk will be an advantage

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


More information

At nordea.pl, you can read more about us and the benefits you’ll get when joining the Nordea team.

At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone.

Please submit your application no later than 10 August 2019.

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