Are you interested in improving the security of a Cloud-based SaaS application?
This may be the job for you!
The Security Engineer role is a cross functional role helping our Development, Cloud and Security teams to secure our SaaS application. This role will work within the Engineering Team to prioritize and implement solutions to improve our platform's security and respond to security issues if they arise.
- Develop and implement information security strategies to ensure the protection of the organization's assets and data.
- Conduct security assessments and penetration testing on various applications to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
- Implement and manage our SAST and DAST scanning tools.
- Triage security defects and vulnerabilities Participate in software risk analysis
- Collaborate with the development team to integrate security measures into the software development lifecycle.
- Ensure compliance with industry-standard security frameworks, such as OWASP, NIST, and ISO 27001Monitor security threats and implement appropriate countermeasures to mitigate risks.
- Provide training and guidance to software developers on secure coding practices.
- Stay up to date with the latest security trends and technologies and evaluate their potential impact on the organization.
- Respond to security incidents and lead investigations to determine the root cause and recommend remediation steps.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders to ensure a thorough understanding of the organization's security posture.
- Engage with Engineering and Cloud teams to evangelize security best practices.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in application security, including experience in threat modeling, vulnerability assessments, and secure coding practices
- Strong understanding of web application security, network security, and secure software development lifecycle
- Knowledge of industry-standard security frameworks, such as OWASP, NIST, and ISO 27001.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain complex security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
- Strong leadership skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Added bonus if you have:
- Experience with audit, privacy and compliance frameworks (e.g. SOC2, ISO 27001, HIPAA)
- Experience with web application security topics (e.g. CORS, SAML) Relevant security certifications
- Development experience in .NET C#, NodesJS and/or Go
- Bachelor of Computer Science/Engineering Degree or equivalent
The Good Stuff:
+ Amazing growth and learning opportunities with a fast-growing Canadian SaaS company that is a world leader in its industry
+ Best-in-class benefits for you and your family
+ Paid vacation with extra personal days and flexible work environment
+ Great work-life balance with a focus on employee wellness
+ Recognized as a Great Place to Work based on a 93% employee satisfaction rating
+ Collaborative, heartfelt team culture and winner of Comparably's "Best Product & Design Teams Award" and "2020 Best Company Culture Award"
Alida created the world's first CXM & Insights Platform, for the world's most customer-obsessed brands, to turn customer truth into action. For over 20 years, iconic brands like Buzzfeed, LinkedIn and Red Bull have chosen Alida, formerly Vision Critical, as their secret weapon. Our unparalleled approach of coupling broad feedback with deep insights creates lasting customer relationships and builds brands that stand the test of time. At Alida we value being bold, empathetic, curious, and authentic. We also have a lot of fun!
We Can't Wait to Meet You!
We couldn't do what we do without our awesome Lider's and look forward to welcoming you to our Alida family. Join us and let's make a difference together.
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