Security Back-end Developer

  • Backbase
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11, 2017
Full time Developer Security

Job Description

Millions of people around the world rely on the products we create at Backbase for their daily banking activities. Hundreds of financial institutions use the Backbase platform. As our product develops, so does the security complexity. Being in the financial industry requires us even more to excel in our standards.

As a Security Back-end Developer, it is your responsibility that no unauthorised user can abuse our system. You pull out all the stops to ensure secure and safe products. It is your job to further fortify our platform. Developing is one part of the job. Advocating the urgency of security is another.

You are the rush goalie for our development teams. Colleagues turn to you for your expert advice. Meanwhile, you lead by example. You know that simply talking about security isn’t enough. You know that you need to get everyone onboard with the security philosophy, and you know how to do it.

What will you be doing?

You will divide your time between enhancing the security policy of Backbase and taking part in multiple Scrum teams developing components for the platform. You will write secure code, review the code of your colleagues and keep the teams updated on security trends and threats.

By thinking like a hacker, you know where to look for possible improvements. Your experience leads you to think of possible scenarios. You address application security issues and share practices on secure coding for the development teams. Of course, you constantly anticipate, always being one step ahead.

Who are you?

  • You master Java EE and JavaScript technologies, application servers, Spring Security and database applications.
  • You like to take ownership.
  • For over seven years, you have shaped your career as back-end developer.
  • At one point in your work experience, you dedicated yourself to application security.
  • You have knowledge of secure coding practices and the ability to champion security standards.
  • You are fluent in writing and speaking English.
  • You are a team player.
  • You take pride in, and facilitate the sharing of, knowledge.
  • You must have experience within a product-driven organisation.

We will be extra delighted if you possess one or more security certifications such as CSSLP, CISSP, GSSP-JAVA, GWEB, CEH.

Why Backbase?

Whether or not you’ve heard of us, you and your friends have probably used some of the products we’ve created. Backbase accelerates the transformation of digital banking. From being a Dutch startup company five years ago, we are now an international market leader. Despite having a leading market position, we haven’t lost our startup mentality and we’re not done innovating just yet. Working in teams with highly talented and skilled professionals from all over the world, we share a drive to make things better, nicer, and more advanced. More than 400 specialists dedicate themselves to what we do best, which is transforming global financial services with inspiring, innovative solutions. At Backbase, we love to create outstanding experiences, not just for our customers and users, but for ourselves, and this is what motivates us to transform our industry by delivering our best work.