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Senior Cybersecurity Specialist



Poland · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Company Description

SmartRecruiters is a values-driven, global-minded, and well-funded tech employer on a mission to connect people to jobs at scale. As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Hiring Success platform that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

We are proud to offer a collaborative, diverse, and a remote-first work environment, as well as competitive salaries and generous equity. We believe in promotion from within, so high performance can lead to upward mobility. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of. Our inclusive office environment welcomes and respects all.

SmartRecruiters enables Hiring Without Boundaries™ by freeing talent acquisition teams from legacy applicant tracking software. SmartRecruiters’ next-generation platform serves as the hiring operating system for 4,000 customers like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa. Companies with business-critical hiring needs turn to SmartRecruiters for best-of-breed functionality, world-class support, and a robust ecosystem of third-party applications and service providers.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Cybersecurity Specialist to join our Information Security and Internal IT team. Our team’s mission is to find the best way to secure the IT infrastructure and web application environment. As a member of the InfoSec team, you will be responsible for threat modeling, design reviews, and penetration testing of web applications to identify vulnerabilities and security defects as well as providing Information Security consulting and recommendations, ensuring the implementation of approved security requirements. If that excites you, then we can’t wait to connect!

What you’ll deliver:

  • Being responsible for testing security-by-design into Software Development Lifecycle process, networks, and data centers
  • Reviewing current system security measures and recommending and implementing enhancements, and when needed - conducting immediate actions and post-event analyses
  • Finding and addressing vulnerabilities and risks in infrastructure and software
  • Testing application against OWASP Top 10 - which means conducting regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of our ATS security
  • Constantly monitoring for attacks and intrusions and managing incidents and vulnerability tests
  • Conducting breach of security drills
  • Cooperate with IDM Specialists and Security Architect to ensure a proper level of security


  • While not strictly required we see most of our Senior Engineers have 5+ years of professional experience
  • A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of security technologies, threats, vulnerabilities and penetration tests
  • Extensive experience in Information Security and/or IT Risk Management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and security
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience in implementing security solutions
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Nice to have: CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), Security+, Network+, The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) certifications
  • Nice to have: Experience with cloud-based environments/applications

Additional Information

SmartRecruiters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.