Senior Application Security Engineer at Vend

Security, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 16 days ago

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋 

We are looking for a Senior Application Security Engineer to join our team. Within the Security team, you will improve the robustness of our security engineering practices, tools and product while building a healthy security culture across Vend. 

We’re not an ordinary company, so we don’t expect you to be either. If you love learning new stuff and enjoy digging into hard work - keep on reading!

Who we are and what we do:

Some exciting news in the Vend journey, we are joining the Lightspeed family! By joining forces, we will continue to power retailers and restaurants with our cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms and bring our cities and communities to life.

At the heart of both Lightspeed and Vend are our people and customers. We delight local businesses in over 100 countries and we are trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. We have offices in Canada, USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

💚 Our common mission: ignite the potential of businesses to enrich the communities they serve.We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Be a subject matter expert to engineers empowering them to prevent weaknesses before they are shipped to our retailers
  • Correctly balance security risk and product advancement
  • Write code to develop small security tools and libraries, to help integrate security early into the software development lifecycle
  • Perform code reviews and penetration testing on our internal and external applications
  • Help manage vulnerability reports from external security researchers through our HackerOne bug bounty program
  • Perform reactive incident response when a security event occurs
  • Threat model existing applications

We are a lean, multidisciplinary team driving to be progressive in our approach to security and the security culture at Vend. Our mission is to cultivate trust with people by keeping their data and systems resilient to threats.

What you need to bring:

  • Technical knowledge of security engineering, identity and access management, applied cryptography, and security protocols
  • Knowledge of, and hands-on experience with application threat modelling, web application vulnerabilities and secure code reviews
  • Previous software engineering experience in a production environment
  • You can read, write, test and break code in one or more languages, ideally a mix of scripting languages and compiled languages, e.g. Python and Go
  • Acting responsibly with sensitive and confidential information, and appreciate that some black-hat hackers work at unsociable hours

Why do you want to work at Vend?

  • We will provide you with opportunities to develop your career
  • You can help build an amazing product in a company big enough for growth but lean enough to make a genuine impact
  • You will be offered a competitive salary

Plus, we have a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Secure, full-time carpark
  • Dog-friendly environment
  • Free fresh fruits, snacks and drinks (and cake for your birthday!)
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • Travel insurance for you and your family
  • Lightspeed Share scheme
  • Four weeks annual leave + extra day over the Christmas holidays

Where to from here?

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world, feel free to check out our Instagram here.

Vend is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.