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Security Engineer - Application Security


3 - 4 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Science(Computers). Any Nationality

, Posted on June 4, 2018 1 Opening

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Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alumni, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With a strong track-record of growth, we now operate in 100+ cities across 14 countries and host over 25 million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.
About the role:
We're looking for a Security Engineer in Application Security to join Careem. We're looking for someone who can ensure all of our software and infrastructure is designed and implemented with best security practices in mind. Working from our Dubai basecamp, you will work side by side with some of the most talented engineers in the industry to harden our systems and applications to better protect our user data. You will be responsible for securing the data that we are trusted to protect to the highest standard.
What you'll do:
• Perform design and implementation security reviews for different parts of Careem ecosystem
• Come-up with technical solutions to address security weaknesses and work with relevant stakeholders to implement them
• Propose and evaluate innovative new security features that could benefit our customers, captains and colleagues.
• Assist with security incident response as needed
• Find security flaws hidden deeply in complex protocols and systems across the software stack
• Perform and mature a threat modelling process and embedding it into the software development life cycle.
What we're looking for:
• Expertise in conducting web and mobile security assessments covering threat modeling, design reviews and in-depth implementation audits
• Solid foundation in web security, mobile security, penetration testing and cryptography
• Demonstrated proficiency in software development in Rust, Go, Python and / or C/C++.
• Ability to conduct fuzzing against unfamiliar protocols and code
• Proficiency in implementing sandboxing solutions
• BS in Computer Science or a related technical field / equivalent experience
• 3+ years of industry experience in security and development
• A team-player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Salary Package:
• Competitive salary and equity shares
• 25 working days annual leave
• Entrepreneurial working environment
• Flexible working arrangements
• Mentorship and career growth

Industry Type : Logistics / Transportation / Warehousing / Courier
Functional Area : Engineering


C++ Python Application security Computer science Penetration testing Cryptography mobile security Software development life cycle Infrastructure Auditing

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Careem is a multinational transportation network company operating an app-based car booking service company based in Dubai. Riders can make requests for immediate or later scheduled pick-ups through the Careem phone app.

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