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Application Security Engineer
Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Moldova (Chisinau), Mexico (Guadalajara), Morocco (Casablanca)

Date posted: 27.03.2024

Job type: Full time

Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Moldova (Chisinau), Mexico (Guadalajara), Morocco (Casablanca)

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Agile company; Cool travel project

About the project

How we hire:
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

Our client, a top-tier travel website, is seeking to expand their security team with a new member. We are looking for an Application Security Engineer who will evaluate and fortify the security of our client's applications, both on-premise and in the cloud. This position offers the opportunity to work across various global locations, including Central & South America, Portugal, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Turkey, and Morocco.

Job requirements

  • Minimum 4 years' experience in manual security testing;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and overall application security standards;
  • Proficient in an object-oriented programming language, such as Java or Python;
  • Expertise in IaaS security, specifically with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP;
  • Experience with compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA);
  • Experience in deploying and managing security solutions and procedures in a mixed cloud infrastructure, including AWS, Azure, and on-premise;
  • Good grasp of IT operations and service support methodologies;
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field;
  • Very good communication and English language skills.


  • Conducting vulnerability assessments on web applications to identify and rectify security issues;
  • Investigating emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and methods of exploitation;
  • Acting on and addressing new security challenges, contributing to the establishment of new security protocols as necessary;
  • Completing tasks with precision and adhering to set deadlines.;
  • Technical guidance and oversight of technical resources;
  • Collaborating effectively within a team while ensuring the privacy of investigative data;
  • In-depth understanding of OWASP principles for a range of applications.

Extra skills

  • Security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CEH, MSCE, Security+, CSSLP);
  • ITILv3 certification.


  • Foreign language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Great career development opportunities;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico, Morocco and USA, we employ over 1,300 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans