Senior Security Engineer (f/m/x)

Job description

Sharpist is on a journey to deliver measurable business outcomes to its global enterprise clients, through a digital people development solution that is based on 1:1 coaching. As Europe's leading solution for people development, Sharpist marries the individual employee's needs for personalized learning with the demand for worldwide scalability of global organizations such as Axel Springer, STRABAG, and Porsche.

To achieve this "personalization at scale" Sharpist bets on unparalleled user engagement. This engagement derives from combining a 1:1 human coaching offer with a digital learning journey that makes personal growth transparent and gamifies the development experience, just like Apple Health or Strava are doing in their particular domains.

As Senior Security Engineer (m/f/x), you ensure the security of our information and the continuity of our business. You drive important projects that evolve secure practices and processes within the company.


💙 We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage you no matter of all ethnic backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations to apply for this role. 🙂


What you'll do here at Sharpist

Within 1 quarter you will…

  • Audit and analyze the security status company-wide

  • Create a security plan

  • Prioritize and begin improving security practices

Within 1 year you will…

  • Have established secure practices across the organization

  • Be regularly conducting security awareness trainings and exercises

  • Have established security practices within the engineering team

And then, what's next?

  • Build a security team to go deeper in all areas of security

  • Bring automation and advanced security tools to all parts of the organization

  • Develop and propagate a security mindset throughout the organization

Job requirements

We believe you'll be successful if you are this type of person

  • Strength written and spoken communication skills in the interaction with staff and external stakeholders as well as throughout incident management

  • Your resilience and ability to handle high-pressure times will keep you calm and focused on solutions. The startup thing gives you energy.

  • Your high level of integrity and trustworthiness is acknowledged by various different stakeholders

  • Ability to lead others and build up a team that is united by common goals, trust, and a collaborative mindset

  • Ability to create and deliver effective security trainings


These hard facts will get us excited to get to know you better

  • Seasoned security engineer with experience in the following areas:
    • Identification of security threats
    • Development of appropriate protection measures

    • Deployment and usage code analysis tools

    • Deployment and management intrusion detection systems (IDS)

    • Audit and teaching of secure coding practices

    • Security investigations

  • Knowledge in:
    • Routing protocols, subnetting, and encryption techniques and protocols
    • Database platforms

    • Python, SQL, shell scripting or similar tools

  • Relevant cyber security certifications are a plus


This vacancy is eligible for candidates being open to relocating to Germany or based within Germany, preferably in Berlin or Munich.


Apply now if this captures your interest and you want to take part in the personalization of learning for every employee worldwide.

We are excited to get to know you!