Open Source Security Engineer - Web - South East

£65 per annum + Amazing Benefits and Fabulous Bonus ££

My client is the world leader in consumer technology, electronics and mobile communications.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join my clients Open Source Team with a focus on Web Security.

About the role:

My clients Open Source Group helps to guide the company in effectively contributing to, consuming, and collaborating with open source software and communities.

They provide advocacy on behalf of the company in external OSS communities.

My client also helps to develop a consistent OSS strategy and governance policy for the enterprise at large.

The team consists of people from a range of open source communities who provide internal leadership, guidance, and development expertise to my client, in addition to making contributions back to the communities the company relies on.

I am recruiting a Web Security Engineer to work within the Open Source Group and will work within different Open Source communities on Web platform related technologies and Security and may also participate in technical committees and working groups to bring the Web platform forward.

In this role you will design and implement solutions which accommodate my client as well as the Open Source community you work with.

Main responsibilities:

You will work in different Open Source projects and communities on Web and Security domain.

Contribute into software projects to a great quality standard (i.e. write code)

Working experience in Web, Security and Open Source Security projects such as OpenSSL.

Skill set:

Proven experience in Web and Security environment

A good understanding & experience of the Web, Security & Open Source software landscapes

Some experience with the Web Security such as Web Crypto, CSP.

Open Source Security project experience in projects such as OpenSSL, mbedTLS

Knowledge about OWASP Security threats and its solutions

Work as a member of a team in a distributed environment.

Proficiency in Open Source development tools like git, build systems and collaboration tools.

Bonus skills:

Familiarity with Web & Open Source development workflows, processes & tools

Prior experience working in distributed teams on different timezones and different cultural backgrounds

Enjoy writing/blogging about the work you do and presenting about it on conferences

Some direct experience with one of the projects under the JS Foundation (

This is really interesting and unique role and would be an amazing opportunity with a brilliant company. If you would like to know more, please apply below!

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  • Posted: last month
  • Consultant: TJ
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