Security Engineer
Recruitment Matters
Cape Town, City of Cape Town Metro, City of Cape Town Metro
4d ago

What you will do in the role

  • Secure implementation of authentication and authorisation across our applications
  • Help develop and maintain security dashboards
  • Tune and maintain our WAF
  • Maintain our logging libraries
  • Secure our SDLC particularly around our CI / CD pipeline
  • Assist in making automation a first-class concept in the security team
  • Assist with any other security-related operational components
  • What you will be measured on

  • Ability to educate software engineers on application security best practice
  • Your ability to work with multiple teams
  • That all applications are generating well-structured and uniform logs
  • That the WAF is maintained to combat the most common OWASP vulnerabilities
  • Your ability to work on tasks concurrently
  • Your ability to pick up other security related tasks where necessary
  • Who we are looking for; track record must haves

  • At least one security qualification (eg. Security+)
  • At least 3 years' experience in one of Ruby, Python or Javascript
  • Hands-on understanding of common OWASP vulnerabilities
  • Good understanding of cryptographic concepts like encryption vs hashing, TLS, RSA, Diffie-Hellman and Elliptic Curves
  • Experience that would be nice to have (but we’ll trade off if everything else fits)

  • Tertiary education in software engineering related field.
  • Familiarity with authentication and authorisation specifications like OpenID Connect and OAuth2
  • Experience with AWS
  • The Prodigy Finance fit; attributes which run true in everyone at Team Prodigy

    To be an A player at Prodigy Finance, you need to possess in spades - the following attributes :

    Innovative + Smart

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