Platform Security Lead (Blue team)

As a Security Lead for the blue team, you will be responsible for leading a chapter of cloud security engineers. You will be responsible for their growth and helping them perform to the best of their abilities. You will also be responsible for the overall defensive security strategy of our applications and infrastructure.

    Key Responsibilities

  • You are responsible that your reports deliver high quality work. You maintain quality of solutions and assert that team-wide and company-wide guidelines are followed.
  • You maintain a strong relationship with your reports, assuming responsibility for their personal development in technical and soft skills. You are responsible for the general well-being of all team members. You action their concerns to the best of your ability, escalating when required.
  • You help your team members make technical decisions and involve technical experts when these decisions involve higher scopes. You share your technical expertise regularly.
  • You develop the defensive security strategy for applications and infrastructure across the organisation, while conducting continuous market research of cloud security products and open-source tools.
  • You participate in security war games to find risks and strengthen our security, and Monitor security events and respond to security incidents.
  • You manage 3-8 security engineers.
  • Technical/Professional qualification

  • 3+ years of experience within Cyber Security, preferably at least 1 year in a people-focused role.
  • Demonstrable expertise in securing IT systems and services, preferably cloud-based (Google Cloud Platfom).
  • Coding/scripting skills, preferably Python or Go.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code tooling, e.g. Terraform / Ansible / Pulumi.
  • Knowledge of web authentication principles such as JWT, OIDC, or mTLS
  • Personal/Leadership skills

  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to work with vague/incomplete instructions
  • Confident communication skills
  • Fluent English
We offer you
•The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme. 
•We give our employees the freedom to choose between the environment of work from home and our office in Prague, situated in the heart of the Karlin district with an in-house gym, sleeping spots, canteen, showers, chillout zones, and free refreshments.
•We enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 25 days of paid vacation, Cafeteria, sick days, VIP Medical Care, Multisport card, Makro Cash & Carry Card, Employee Assistance Program, and career development framework.
•The latest version of Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences. 
•Unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
•Relocation package (including visa transfer support).
•We’re rewarding Kiwis with flight vouchers to celebrate their Kiwi anniversaries. 
•Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company. 
•Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
 
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Junior IT RecruiterJennifer Carroll

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LocationPrague

TeamInfrastructure

Employment typeFull-time

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