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IT Security Specialist (m/f/d) - Berlin

Takeaway security’s mission is to help protect all our technology and business assets. They do this by actively monitoring, testing and improving our environment. They are the subject matter experts for all security related questions and work closely with other teams and leadership to further improve the Takeaway security posture. In order to support our growing company, we are looking for a motivated Security Specialist who gets excited with squashing risk, spreading awareness, responding to 0days, takes initiative and loves collaboration to find ideal solutions. Is that you? Then keep on reading!

The Position

As a member of the IT Security team, you’ll help the operations and development teams with designing, building and defending scalable, secure and robust systems and networks. You’ll have the opportunity to influence change and decisions for technical initiatives including product launches and system implementations.

Your responsibilities: 
  • Conduct periodic network scans to find vulnerabilities
  • Conduct penetration testing, simulating an attack on the system to find exploitable weaknesses
  • Advice in implementing protections
  • Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach
  • Support and further develop the bug bounty program
  • Monitor the security state of our environment
  • Keep up with security trends
  • Establishing and building mutual relationships with external stakeholders

Your Profile

You are a professional with at least 2 ½ years of relevant experience. You share a great passion for IT Security and are driven by innovation, commitment and ownership for results while setting the right environment for teams and people to excel. You enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are able to focus on key issues and the details that come with it.

In short:
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and to manage and coordinate multiple project assignments and multiple teams simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Systematic problem-solving approach
  • Good understanding of network and application security
  • Eye for detail, security, stability and resiliency
  • CEH/CISSP or related (post graduate) experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of security/pentesting tools such as Burpsuite and Nessus
  • You have worked extensively in cross-platform environments, including Windows, Mac, and Linux systems
  • AWS and cloud platform as a service security experience (preferred)
  • Awareness and insight into industry trends (technology, methods, and tooling)
  • Fluent in the English language both spoken and written

What we offer

  • Working with unique, professional, and culturally diverse teams who love to learn and share knowledge!
  • A more than competitive salary in accordance with your experience
  • The freedom to go where no one in our company has gone before
  • Awesome (global) team events like the summer party, skiing trip and more!
  • Table football, billiard and Playstation in the kitchen
  • Contribution to your travel cost with the amount of the BVG monthly abonnement
  • An attractive location with roof terrace close to Potsdamer Platz
  • Workshops, conferences and training seminars 
  • Inhouse Meetups and German language courses

Reference Number: R_003835

Application process

Phone interview
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2nd Interview

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