Senior/Principal DevSecOps Engineer – Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Your challenges

Work closely with Engineering and Operations to ensure that security and privacy is integrated into all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle

Threat Modeling evaluation and analysis of potential risks associated with different processes, systems, or technologies

Perform manual source code analysis, reviews and testing in a variety of programming languages

Create and implement automated processes and tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of security controls

Regularly check and monitor processes and systems to identify any potential vulnerabilities or weaknesses

Respond to and manage security incidents, such as data breaches or cyber-attacks, immediately and effectively

Create awareness on security best practice to various teams through presentations and learning tools on security exploits and associated risk

Testing, selection, and implementation of technologies, tools, and working methods: Evaluate and test different security technologies, tools, working methods and implement those that are deemed appropriate and effective for the organisation

Collaborate with the wider security team to share ideas, tools and processes and help reinforce a security culture within Deriv

What You Have

8+ years of relevant experience, including hands-on security roles, leadership, and mentoring positions

The ability to inspect code and actively seek out security issues and vulnerabilities

Strong understanding of software development, security, operations principles and best practices across various software stacks

Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. Perl, Node.js)

Knowledge of Public Cloud Security tools, services and components including IaC and Containers.

Experience with DevOps tools and best practices (e.g. Git, Jenkins, CircleCI, Ansible)

Knowledge of security and privacy principles including best practices (e.g. authentication, authorization, encryption, GDPR)

Strong problem-solving skills

Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related field


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