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Senior Security Engineer (Hybrid Role) at xneelo

Join xneelo as a Security Engineer, where you'll ensure the safety of our systems and data. Your mission will be protecting our IT, software, and cloud infrastructures from security threats, while also ensuring our services remain scalable and available 24/7.
Full Time

βœ… Pros

  • πŸ’Ό Senior role with high impact
  • 🌍 Hybrid working model (Cape Town or remote within South Africa)
  • ⏰ Flexible hours (UTC to UTC+2)

β›” Cons

  • πŸ” High responsibility as you'll be safeguarding the company's systems and data
  • πŸ’» Required proficiency in several technical areas
  • 🌍 If not in Cape Town, must be able to work remotely within South Africa

πŸ”§ Skills

Security risk mitigation
Backend development, IP networking, Linux/Unix, and Agile practices
Web security (OWASP Top 10) and code quality/security
Experience with specific programming languages, authentication technologies, and monitoring/infrastructure management tools
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-motivation and self-management
Life-long learning
"Done" vs. "almost done" mentality

πŸ—£οΈ Impact

As a Security Engineer at xneelo, you'll play a vital role in the business by safeguarding our systems and data. Your expertise will stimulate the economy and enable businesses to transact online with confidence.

πŸ‘‰ Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain security features like pentests, firewalls, authentication
  • Conduct security reviews of software code and various infrastructures
  • Collaborate with teams to address vulnerabilities
  • Automate security anomaly detection and alerting

πŸ” Requirements

  • Strong understanding of security risks and mitigations
  • Proficiency in backend development, IP networking, Linux/Unix, and Agile practices
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar security-focused role

✨ Benefits

  • High level of discretion and autonomy
  • Continual learning and growth opportunities
  • A sincere and supportive team environment
  • The opportunity to make a real impact in the industry

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