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Senior Security Engineer (Architecture)

Berlin, Germany · Information Security

About the team:

We are seeking an experienced Security Engineer with a passion for security and demonstrated expertise in designing, developing, and implementing security solutions in a hybrid environment. The selected candidate will provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise within the Security Operations Team. The Security Operations (SecOps) Team works in collaboration with other teams within the Information Security organisation, collaborating with internal cross-functional teams as well as external partners. SecOps is responsible for leading and implementing the various initiatives related to improving SumUp’s security such as security monitoring and incident response, vulnerability management, threat intelligence and providing guidance on security best practices.

As an experienced Security Engineer, you will be part of the Security Operations (SecOps) team, working with the various tribes to design and implement security solutions, ensure adequate security measures are applied and capabilities are built to improve efficiencies in security logging, monitoring and alerting. You will have the ability to impact the overall security posture with security relevant projects such as security architecture design, security best practices creation and applications and security solutions designs and deployment. 

What you’ll do:

  • Design and implement a SIEM solution

  • Design and implement security technologies to optimise our detection and response capabilities and meeting security and compliance objectives (EDR, firewalls, GuardDuty, Security Hub, etc)

  • Advise on secure technical solutions and regularly review existing architecture to improve and update the security posture

  • Implement automations to improve our detection and response capabilities

  • Manage our monitoring infrastructure

  • Contribute to implementing secured practices and foster collaboration through awareness training

You’ll be great for this role if you have:

  • You have over 6+ security operations and engineering experience

  • Experience with AWS cloud security tools, network security, application security, compliance / hardening, security analytics, vulnerability management, security operations, etc.

  • Experience and knowledge of SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) tools for designing and implementing solutions

  • You have a good understanding of security architecture design concepts and practical experience in applying the concepts

  • You have demonstrable experience working with security services offered by cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and can use them to protect information assets

  • You have strong knowledge of security analysis from the SOC perspectives (detection, triage, investigation, prevention, remediation, mitigation, etc.)

Why you should join SumUp:

🌍 Opportunity to work with SumUppers globally on large-scale fintech products used by millions of businesses worldwide, from our Berlin office. This involves an office-first setup.

🌈 Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Be part of a workplace that values and promotes diversity, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone's perspectives are respected and embraced

📚 A dedicated annual L&D budget of €2,000 for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education.

🚀 Enrolment onto our VSOP program: You will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

💶 A corporate pension scheme where we match up to 20% of your contributions

🔄 30 Days Sabbatical: Enjoy the unique opportunity to take a well-deserved break with our 30 days sabbatical benefit after completing 3 years of employment with SumUp.

🔗 Referral Bonus: Earn additional rewards by referring talented individuals to join the SumUp team.

🚵🏾‍♂️ Numerous other benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, subsidised office lunches.

About us:

SumUp is a leading financial technology company, founded in 2012 with the goal of empowering small businesses around the globe. We’re the financial partner of choice for more than 4 million merchants in over 35 markets. We collectively build, plan and fine-tune the technology that drives SumUp and empowers small businesses around the world.

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their business. With a founders mentality and a 'team-first attitude' our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by Company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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