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Software Security Engineer (Java)

Leading Providers of Supply Chain Solutions

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Software Security Engineer (Java) for our Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Portugal.


  • Contribute to the elaboration of IT security software development and testing standards and best practices and ensure they are followed by software development teams
  • Contribute to risk assessment process of the application development
  • Support application design processes from the security perspective, including but not limited to IAM, authentication and authorization aspects
  • Develop software in Java/Javascript/PHP stack following Panalpina’s security coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodology and release processes
  • Perform security tests (static and dynamic), internal application audits and remediate application vulnerabilities with relevant tools and processes
  • Integrate security standards into CI/CD toolchain environments
  • Perform code reviews and analysis to ensure security requirements are implemented
  • Remediate web applications penetration testing findings
  • Manages and uses relevant security development and testing tools and processes
  • Collaborates and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
  • Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem-solving techniques
  • Performs technical root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes and provide comments on design aspects
  • Responsible together with the development team members for the development planning, the progress and the quality of the delivery
  • Provide support/guidance/assistance to other developer colleagues
  • Other application security-related tasks
  • Participate in selection of test automation tools
  • Integrate testing steps into CI/CD toolchain environments
  • Conduct manual and automatic front and back-end tests
  • Design, execute and review test cases
  • Perform defect analysis
  • Develop automated unit tests

Main requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Information System a must. Master degree preferred
  • Operations and/or supply chain management experience preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in software development with strong knowledge of the Java/PHP/Javascript technologies applied to complex web applications and in the secure web application development and testing
  • Further education in Information Security, such as OSCP, GPEN, CISM, CISSP, CISA or other
  • Experience with the web application security testing tools
  • Familiarity with IT processes in general and agile processes in particular
  • Expertise in software engineering/architecture/development
  • Technical Expertise in

  • Java/PHP/Javascript

  • IBM Informix, IBM DB2

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

  • REST, web services

  • Mastering in software development methodologies and processes (Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Waterfall) in complex and highly integrated environments

  • Expert understanding of Information Technology and Information Systems in security area

  • Expert understanding of security good practices and tools in software development and testing

  • Understanding of IT trends, related to customer-facing systems & technologies

Nice to have

  • Experience in the areas such as penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, security architecture

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