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Application Security Engineer

β€’Milan, Italy

Welcome to our fabulous world. 🍴 We are TheFork . Our mission is to bring happiness through amazing dining experiences, thanks to our 3 main products:β€―

πŸ“± TheFork App : the restaurant discovery and booking app for every occasion

πŸ–₯️ TheFork Manager : the tool to digitize restaurant operations and be in full control of your business

πŸ’³ TheFork Pay & gift cards: the new and amazing dining payment experience

Creator of a unique model that disrupted the restaurant industry 15 years ago, we are now the leading dining platform across Europe and Australia. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth, and we need the greatest folks onboard. Together, we will make our wildest dreams come true! We strongly believe that our mission can only be achieved if we also bring happiness to our working environment. We do this by providing a flexible, multiculturalβ€― and positive environment where each individual has the space to grow.

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We nurture this happy culture through our core values : We are better together -β€― We act like an owner - We genuinely care for our users and customers - We believe in transparency - We never stop learning - Speed wins

Oh! And we are also part of the big Tripadvisor family ❀️

With love,

Your future buddies, the Forkies.

What you will do:

Are you passionate about securing the application development pipelines and ensuring the security of web applications? Are you looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, TheFork is looking to hire an Application Security Engineer for our ever-growing security team. In this role, you will evaluate the security posture of TheFork's applications and systems.

Main activities:
  • Scanning TheFork web applications looking for vulnerabilities and ensuring they get fixed
  • Working knowledge of any object-oriented programming language (eg. Node / Typescript )
  • Strong IaaS security skills, with a focus on cloud technologies like AWS.
  • Researching new security threats, vulnerabilities, and exploit techniques
  • Responding to new security threats and helping implement new requirements
  • Provides technical guidance and oversight when working with developers
  • Work in a team environment while maintaining the confidentiality of investigation information
  • Strong knowledge of working with OWASP concepts for various solutions
Who you are:
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree, preferably in a technical field i.e. Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Security certifications are desired but not required (CISSP, GIAC, CEH, Security+, CSSLP).
  • At least 4 years of demonstrated manual security testing
  • You must have a solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and general application security requirements
  • Experience implementing and operating security technologies and processes in a hybrid cloud environment, such as AWS (nice to have)
  • Strong understanding of IT operations and service support processes
What we offer you:

πŸ˜„ An awesome team (not everybody like our jokes, but we try our best)

🏠 A Permanent contract (that can be useful in life)

πŸ’Έ Competitive fixed salary, bonus and equity (yes, equity!)

πŸ• Lunch vouchers available for each working day (because yes, we like to try our best restaurants )

🌎 International teams - More than 30 nationalities and 16 offices worldwide

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Highly inclusive working environment

πŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈ Lifestyle benefits that can be used to reimburse physical, leisure activities, family support, travel etc

πŸŽ“ Continuous learning and development programs (with full access to LinkedIn Learning!)

πŸ₯ Health insurance

😌 Free access to the Calm app

πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦½ Life Insurance and Disability at no cost to the employee

🎀 Team building events (we love karaoke. A lot. A lot.)


Client-provided location(s): Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Job ID: TripAdvisor-4900248_1925053026
Employment Type: Other