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Information Security Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Marianne Koessler

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Marianne Koessler

An exciting opportunity to join an established payment platform company based in Malta with offices abroad as an Information Security Engineer. The chosen candidate will be reporting to the Head of Information Security.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting in the design and implementation of the company information security framework 
  • Continuously monitoring and analyzing security alerts, audit logs and reports 
  • Conducting  and coordinating  penetration testing exercises and vulnerability assessments internally and with external testers 
  • Performing  regular auditing and investigations to identify potential or confirmed security incidents 
  • Recommending mitigations and counteractions to risks, vulnerabilities and threats 
  • Vet new applications and modifications with production owners and developers to identify possible risks 
  • Documenting and reviewing policies and procedures including change, incident, patch and configuration management 
  • Assisting with the ongoing maintenance of regulatory requirements 
  • Managing the security awareness training programme for employees while continuously providing security knowledge and tips to teams across our company 
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of information security processes and controls 
  • Engaging in the security community and keep abreast of information security incidents 
  • Performing other security-related duties as necessary 

 Skills and Experience Required:  

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other IT related area 
  • 3+ years working experience in a similar role 
  • Experience working with and extensive knowledge of laws and regulations such as PCI DSS, EU Data Protection (GDPR) and the Revised Directive on Payments Services (PSD2)  
  • Knowledge of operating system fundamentals (Windows, Linux), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and associated security risks 
  • Deep understanding of common coding security vulnerabilities 
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing environment and to work on own initiative with minimal supervision 
  • Information Security Certifications (such as Security+, Ethical Hacking, CISA, CISM, CRISC) are considered an asset