Software Security Engineer

Selangor, Malaysia
Reference No: 14120

What's the role?

Be part of the Global Product IT team and shape the future software offerings at Hilti. We are looking for a Software Security Engineer to strongly contribute to our digital transformation journey. In this position, you will work closely with our security experts, our software unit and other Hilti business units to evaluate and implement security solutions which increase technical landscape protection and compliance. Through your contribution you will enable Hilti to offer innovative, safe, and secure software products and enhance data protection. You will be part of Hilti’s Global IT team, which provides the opportunity to work globally on different projects in parallel.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 55 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

As a Software Security Engineer, you translate security needs into technical application design. You plan, estimate, and implement security solutions in an agile environment. You also need to take responsibility to coach and develop team members about security best practices and guidelines in their role. By teaming up with our product/solution owners, you evaluate and develop adequate security solutions and enhance the quality assurance processes/tools to safeguard our applications throughout their life cycle. You are responsible for ensuring our technical designs and specifications adhere to our security standards by initiating design reviews and regular audits to provide the right feedback.

Innovative – In the Software Services the Product IT Team within Global IT, we work with newest technologies to provide state-of-the-art solutions ranging from a global ID management to software selling capabilities within DevOps setup and empowered by advanced Toolchain.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit, further our teams personally and professionally, get the best value for each employee and increase the job satisfaction. Additionally, we offer you a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

Become a valuable member of our highly professional and international team of IT experts and meet the challenges of a global multinational company using latest technologies. You will have the freedom to act in the responsible area with career prospects in a dynamic environment, excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and wider range of knowledge. Our team in Kuala Lumpur is a recognized and respected competence center that is covering all relevant areas of IT. Furthermore, 80% of our top positions are filled internally. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team whom are duly rewarded by performance.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or in similar fields – Master/PhD is a bonus
  • 3+ years professional experience as a Software Security Engineer or similar role
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, communication skills, high commitment, self-responsibility, and customer orientation
  • Experience in implementing Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Experience in software development
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and toolchain (CI/CD)
  • AWS and cloud platform as a service (PaaS) security
  • In-depth knowledge of various web-related technologies (such as Web applications, services, architectures etc.)
  • Team player with hands-on mentality and able to set priorities to craft a direction
  • Experience in working within agile teams, and comfortable with continuous delivery environments

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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