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Application Security Specialist at
We are looking for an Application Security Specialist to join our team to help build our services securely here at Checkout. In this role, you will join one of the most exciting startups in London and get to work on complex cloud applications on a global scale. If you like working on applications with high scale, leading-edge designs, and operating in a truly cloud-native fashion, then we want to hear from you.

About You

  • Coding experience in at least one of the following languages – NodeJS, .Net, Java, Swift, Dart
  • Proven experience in strong technical security roles
  • Demonstratable skills in Application architecture, software development, and common software platforms with extensive knowledge of securing applications and how to oversee them in production
  • Ideally understand how to secure serverless event-driven architectures
  • Experience in working across the Application security life cycles across the SDLC
  • Demonstratable experience of complex Data Security considerations linked to Application design, deployment, and testing aligned to Security and Privacy by Design
  • Good knowledge of Information Security principles
  • Good technical knowledge and understanding of application protocols
  • Excellent understanding of Application Security concepts and principles
  • Deep understanding of specific security risks and common vulnerabilities for applications
  • Excellent understanding of Data Security & Privacy by design principles
  • Knowledge and experience of AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud stack and security controls
  • Securing API’s best practice
  • Exposure to agile software development methodologies and practices

What you will be doing

  • You will collaborate with engineering teams on delivering secure products and services Including:
  • Perform Web / Application security reviews and recommendations
  • Perform installation, configuration, monitoring, operational, and support for Web/Application security tooling as part of the CI/CD pipeline
  • Write sample code on how to safely consume services in a cloud-native fashion
  • Work with engineering teams on continually uplifting their codebase to ever-increasing security controls
  • Help teams manage their third party library security posture
  • Working closely alongside Integration and Development teams providing support on Application Security matters
  • Review ongoing and proposed technical change projects to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement within the Application realm
What we stand for
At, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
#AspireWe supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
#ExcelWe don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
#UniteWe're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
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More about Checkout.comWe empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.
We believe in equal is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.
Job tags: Architecture AWS Azure C Finance Java Vulnerabilities
Job region(s): Europe
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