Alpha is an innovation facility based in Barcelona, established by Telefonica in early 2016. Alpha’s mission is to create Moonshots: audacious projects that use radical ideas and breakthrough technology to address some of the biggest challenges in society.  Such Moonshots are designed to affect 100 Million people or more, be a force for good on the planet, and grow into impactful businesses.

Alpha Health is Alpha’s first Moonshot and our team is growing, we are looking for a Security Engineer.

The security engineering team is responsible for the security and availability of all cloud and mobile products and services offered. This includes cloud services such as AWS and Azure as well as consumer. Our team works with development teams to design and build secure solutions, participate in and coordinate penetration testing activities, and generally solve security challenges at massive scale.

Start from scratch

You will join the Alpha Health team in its early stages, meaning that you are part of the team that defines how Wingman should be constructed near the start, including which tools should be included in Wingman based on best practices and your experience.

Diverse team

You will work along with Data Scientists, Voice Scientists, Designers and Front-end, Back-end developers, Q&A among others. People in our team are from diverse backgrounds as Finland, Holland, US, Russia, UK, Serbia, Greece, Spain and Venezuela and we normally talk in English (or Spanish).

Alpha is looking for a Security Engineer to help ensure that our services, applications, and websites are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. You will be responsible for analyzing the security of applications and services, discovering and addressing security issues and quickly reacting to new threat scenarios. This position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.

You will work with cutting edge technology and be a part of the Alpha engineering team. You should have strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, an understanding of modern Internet threats, and the ability to influence people from customers to managers by creating win-win solutions. Joining the Alpha Application Security team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to build and review systems at the cutting edge of the cloud to identify threats .You will draw upon exemplary technical architecture skills, application security knowledge, project management, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and a passion for securing interconnected software systems. You should be open to new challenges, extremely good at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, and self-directed and a great team player. You will drive continuous process improvement, and collaborate effectively with aggressive cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.

You will be surrounded by people that are wickedly smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success. Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:

Learn and use groundbreaking technologies

Interact with engineers from leading technology companies around the world

Field and manage technical customer issues via phone, chat and email

Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers' individual needs

 

 

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.

3+ years of progressive security architecture experience

2+ years of experience designing and implementing Application secure architecture and reference architectures.

Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

Prior experience working experience in a Software Development Team.

Experience working with stakeholders across many functions.

Experience interpreting and communicating analytics

Understanding of exploit protection and other advanced attacks containment is desirable

An understanding of network and web related protocols (such as, TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)

An understanding of Web Services

Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, Perl, etc.)

Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness

Security architecture experience within a professional services firm or similar environment.

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