Senior Security Engineer - Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing Engineer

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full Time

A security engineer understands how to design architecture that protects the company. You many need to work with other security specialists to help mitigate damages during current attacks. Applicants are also responsible for identify any hardware or software issues that could be a future vulnerability, and work with managers to help change the architecture. For security engineers to understand different hardware and software vulnerabilities, they need some experience, so this profession is one that is a goal for many network and system administrators who want to be in the security field. 

Security Engineer Responsibilities and Duties

A security engineer does more building of architecture than monitoring systems. The lines are blurred between engineering and security administrators and specialists. A security engineer usually builds new systems to help protect current networking assets. They identify any vulnerable systems that need updates or changes in software. Some companies have teams of security experts, including engineers, to help protect the overall internal network.

  • Other job responsibilities include:
  • Create new ways to provide security and penetration testing
  • Configure firewalls across the network
  • Perform penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities
  • Write automation scripts that identify issues regularly
  • Investigate current attacks and help stop cyber threats
  • Create new processes for authentication, authorization and encryption algorithms
  • Keep current with the latest news and events surrounding cyber threats and security
  • Oversee changes to the network and deployment of software to ensure protection
  • Document and define corporate security policies
  • Analyze the latest in security policies and apply experience to protect the network
  • Recommend any changes to help protect corporate software

What We're Building

Kissht is solving the problem of ease of access to quick and instant personal loans when making ecommerce purchases. Think of us as the Bajaj Finserv for the eCommerce world. We are aiming to cut down the hassle and frustration for taking a small purchase loan down to zero.

Founded by CMU, Yale, IIT Mumbai and IIT Delhi graduates who've previously built innovative trading solutions, risk and credit management solutions and strategies at varied places like McKinsey, All Major Indian Banks, US Hedge Funds and many payment startups.

Kissht provides access to flexible credit, to a large segment of India’s young demographic who do not traditionally have access to it. Kissht aims to radically change the end-to-end customer experience of a borrower, for their personal and professional growth, and make young Indians more financially independent and financially literate, thus revolutionizing the way banking is done for today’s smartphone-wielding Indian.

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