[Owasp-ireland] Job Opp

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Thu May 22 08:50:24 UTC 2014

Job Title: Senior Information Security Architect Department: Technology

At Wonga Group we believe in innovation. We’re an international digital
finance company, with a vision to disrupt the world of financial services
using technology. We currently operate in eleven countries and offer
simple, transparent and flexible services for consumers and businesses via
three distinct brands –Wonga.com (consumer loans), Everline (SME finance)
and BillPay (online payments). Backed by leading investors, we employ over
800 people (headquartered in London) and have more than 3 million customers
globally using our flexible, online and mobile products.
We’ve achieved a lot by focusing on our customers, but there’s still much
to do. We have ambitious plans for the future, and we need people with the
skills, experience, ideas and above all attitude who can help us create
even more compelling products. We’ve featured for the last three years as
one of the country’s top technology companies in the Sunday Times ‘Tech
Track 100’, and have won a trophy cabinet full of awards for our customer
service, technology, vibrant workplace and innovative approach.
We want to do more. Enterprising. Entrepreneurial. Exciting. That’s us. How
about you? Key Responsibilities include:
 Leading the development effort to ensure security of the core
infrastructure without compromising performance, usability and flexibility.
 Fostering a culture of security consciousness across various software and
infrastructure teams through training and mentoring
 Identifying security design flaws and guiding development teams to
address these security issues
 Develop initial proof of concept implementations of security solutions
 Perform research in software security and remain at the cutting edge of
the field
 Develop, direct and integrate SDLC into all product and platform
development technologies
 Lead and work with members of Infrastructure and Information Security
teams to select and design technical controls
 Research, evaluate and recommends information security related hardware
and software, including developing business cases for security investments
Experience/Skills Required:
 Demonstrated leadership in the application security landscape
 Track record with building collaborative relationships with stakeholders
across many functions
 Prior software development experience (C, C++, C#, Java, PHP on Windows
and UNIX)
 Experience with system-level software, operating system internals, and
sandboxing technology
 Comfortable with network protocols at all layers of the OSI model
 Practical knowledge of cryptography (HSMs, SSL certificates, code
signing, strong authentication)
 Experience with browser security internals (rendering engines, JavaScript
 Understanding of exploit protection and other advanced attacks
containment is desirable
 Advanced knowledge of Encryption, SOA architectures, messaging middleware
 Experience working in a Financial Services industry
 BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related discipline
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Contact: matt.langan at wonga.com
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Eoin Keary
OWASP Member
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