Senior Software Security Engineer
What's the role?
Be part of the Global Product IT team and shape the future software offerings at Hilti! We are looking for a Software Security Engineer to strongly contribute to our digital transformation journey. In this position, you will work closely with our security experts, the colleagues in our software unit, and other Hilti business units to evaluate and implement security solutions which increase technical landscape protection and compliance. Through your contribution you will enable Hilti to offer innovative, safe, and secure software products and enhance data protection. You will be part of Hilti’s Global IT team which provides the opportunity to work globally on interesting and value-adding projects.
Who is Hilti?
We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.
Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.
What does the role involve?
As a Software Security Engineer, you translate security needs into technical application design. You plan, estimate, and implement security solutions in an agile environment. You also need to take responsibility to coach and develop team members about security best practices and guidelines in their role. By teaming up with our product/solution owners, you evaluate and develop adequate security solutions and enhance the quality assurance processes and tools to safeguard our applications throughout their life cycle. You are responsible for ensuring our technical designs and specifications adhere to our security standards by initiating design reviews and regular audits to provide the right feedback.
What do we offer?
We encourage you to grow, not only in this role, but also beyond. Together with our diverse and international team, shape the future of how we globally interact with our customers. You will be based in our IT department in mountainous Buchs, Switzerland, which is conveniently in walking distance to the train station and in proximity to our Headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein. You will work closely with your colleagues in our Headquarters, in our Digital Hub in Paris, France as well as in our second largest IT location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Buchs, we offer you subsidized coupons for the local restaurants as one of many perks. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to commute environmentally-friendly to our Headquarter. We want you to work your best and offer flexible working hours, possibilities for remote working, and-day care for your children.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, challenging, and developing you every single day! Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background is. Together with you, we will define the best area to start your career with Hilti.
What you need is:
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or in similar fields – PhD is an advantage
- 3+ years professional experience as a Software Security Engineer or in a similar role
- In-depth knowledge of various web-related technologies (such as Web applications, services, architectures etc.)
- Experience in implementing Web Application Firewall (WAF) is a bonus.
- Familiarity with continuous integration and toolchain (CI/CD)
- AWS and cloud platform as a service (PaaS) security
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.
Does that sound like you? Apply today and start your Hilti journey.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Haytham Alzeini, the line manager of this role on LinkedIn.