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Security Specialist



Gdańsk, Poland
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

We are seeking a highly skilled IT Security Specialist to join our dynamic team. The IT Security Specialist will play a crucial role in safeguarding GetResponse's systems, networks and data against potential security threats.

About us: GetResponse is a SaaS company recognized for its industry-leading email marketing and marketing automation software. We’ve been serving our customers since 1998 and are proud to have 350,000+ SMBs and 1,000+ enterprise customers on board. Our team is made up of 350+ fantastic individuals working in distributed locations. We’re global, remote-friendly and multicultural, yet we share the same values.

Key responsibilities:

  • handling vulnerabilities and information security incidents
  • conducting regular security assessments and audits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend solutions
  • defining, implementing and maintaining the processes required to establish a secure SDLC
  • collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate security best practices throughout the organization
  • providing internal security consultations
  • staying up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity threats and trends
  • documenting all technical procedures and user guides for reference and reporting purposes
  • providing security awareness training to employees and promoting a culture of security awareness

What do we expect?

  • proven 5+ years of experience working in IT
  • 2 years in sole security role(s)
  • extensive Linux knowledge including scripting
  • strong understanding of IT security-related processes and frameworks (OWASP top ten)
  • understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, etc.)
  • experience with web security scanning tools (such as Burp Suite, Invicti Acunetix, Tenable Nessus)
  • knowledge of cryptography principles (symmetric, asymmetric encryption)
  • knowledge of network/system/application layer attacks (XSS, SSRF, etc.) with some mitigation methods (CSP, CSRF tokens, DOM purification)
  • knowledge of SSO solutions like Azure Entra ID, Okta
  • knowledge of Microsoft 365 security features
  • experience in working with an issue tracking software
  • good communication skills – you will be deeply involved in maintaining overall security-level cooperation with development teams
  • self-reliance in daily routines and solving problems
  • fluency in speaking and writing, both in Polish and English
  • commitment to constantly improving qualifications – yes, conferences, training and self-development are part of your job 😊

Nice-to-have experience:

  • bachelor degree in Computer Science
  • taking part in CTF events
  • security-related certifications
  • experience in maintaining security environments like PCI-DSS
  • practical knowledge of Windows Server and mac OS environments
  • experience with GitLab, JIRA, Confluence
  • familiarity with Agile Manifesto

Salary range:

Contract of employment: 7840 – 13070 PLN gross

B2B contract: 450 - 780 PLN net/man-day

Extra perks include:

  • we work in a hybrid model for those based in the Tri-City area; employees based outside the area work fully remotely
  • home office set up – a one-time bonus for a maximum of 1000 PLN (or equivalent) to help set up your home office space
  • private medical care for employees and their family members
  • employee referral program – up to 10 000 PLN for recommending a friend
  • corporate life insurance
  • employee pension program (PPE)
  • flexible working hours and no meeting days – we want to help you adjust your schedule to your activities
  • wellbeing and mental health culture – mental health helpline, sport card, yoga classes, etc.
  • modern equipment – most of our teams work on MacBooks
  • language classes internal initiatives like webinars, knowledge-sharing sessions, and more!

Apply and enjoy our fully remote online recruitment process!

1. Review stage: We’ll check your resumé/CV to screen for various criteria and match your talents with opportunities.

2. Phone interview: We’d like to get to know you, and vice versa. Let us know why you want to join our team and why you’d be a great fit with us.

3. Final interview with Live Task: It's your chance to shine and show that you're the perfect fit for the role. Meet your future manager and see what’s in store for you.

4. Offer: If you have what it takes, accept our offer and — welcome aboard! Join our team and be in great company!

Marta is the recruiter responsible for this process – if you have any additional questions, feel free to contact her!