• Principal Security Architect (m/f/x)

    Job Locations DE-Berlin
    Requisition ID
    Research & Software Developmnt
  • What's the role?

    Join our fast growing international team in this highly visible leadership role in which you will become part of the global HERE Technical Security Team. As a Lead Security Architect you will primarily be working closely together with our R&D teams and advise and support them in all aspects of application security for our complete product line.


    This is a hands-on position that requires someone who has had a great deal of application development and coding experience together with an understanding of application security and secure coding principles. In this position you will design secure products and architectures, perform architecture and secure code reviews, perform internal penetration testing, define secure coding standards, and strongly contribute into application security awareness programs. Our tech-stack is as multifaceted as our employees and includes all the current tools you’ve come to love or always wanted to learn. HERE embraces agile principles in development but also in the corporate culture, transforming to new ways of how we work and think.  


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Participate in applications' design and architectural reviews actively leading the discussions from a security standpoint
    • Design and implement security-related systems and functionality together with relevant R&D teams
    • Consult R&D projects on security considerations, best practices, and patterns
    • Evangelize security principles through engineering and drive adoption of best practices
    • Participate as a subject matter expert in incident response when required

    Who are you?

    Expertise/skills required to be successful in this role:

    • Relevant work experience in large-scale application development 5+ years (and at least 8 years of professional experience overall)
    • Strong background in programming and system-design
    • Knowledge of current technologies and standards such as Kubernetes, Docker, NodeJS, HTML5, JSON, XML, SSL/TLS, REST, SAML, OAuth, or OpenID
    • Ability to review code in a variety of languages, for example: Java, C++, JavaScript/NodeJS, Python, Scala, or PHP and write programs to produce tools, test or demonstrate ideas
    • Experience in secure application programming, coding life cycles and designs especially when applied in agile environments targeting for daily production updates
    • Understanding of security principles, best practices architectures, tools and processes
    • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently and as a team member with minimal direction, ability to work with different people with a proficiency in English

    The following knowledge would add extra value to your contribution in our team:

    • Relevant work experience in application security
    • Special expertise in any of the following fields: Automotive security, IoT security, Android or iOS app security, platform services or web application security, native application security
    • Understanding of cloud solutions such as Amazon AWS
    • Hands-on knowledge in operating system administration for Linux or Windows
    • Expertise in vulnerability assessments and associated tools, such as Burp, nmap, etc.

    What Do We Offer?

    Competitive salary & Benefits (including 30 working days of vacation, Flexible working hours and Public transportation subsidy, etc)

    Challenging problems to solve

    Work that makes a difference in the world

    Freedom to decide how to perform your work

    Variety in the types of projects

    Collaborative, Supportive Colleagues


    Our culture is founded on openness, collaboration and honesty, with colleagues who are brilliant in their field, resilient and above all, strive for the best. One team, where everyone makes a difference and everyone is heard. Up for the challenge? We are looking forward to receiving your application.


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    Who are we?

    Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders?” You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going HERE.   




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