Front-end Developer (Security) in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Employer: Backbase

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Millions of people around the world rely on the products we create at Backbase for their daily banking activities. Hundreds of financial institutions use the Backbase platform. As our product develops, so does the security complexity. Being in the financial industry requires us even more to excel in our standards.

As a Front-end Developer (Security), it is your responsibility that no unauthorised user can abuse our system. You pull out all the stops to ensure secure and safe products. It is your job to further fortify our platform. Developing is one part of the job. Advocating the urgency of security is another.

You are the rush goalie for our development teams. Colleagues turn to you for your expert advice. Meanwhile, you lead by example. You know that simply talking about security isn’t enough. You know that you need to get everyone onboard with the security philosophy, and you know how to do it.

What will you be doing?

You will divide your time between enhancing the security policy of Backbase and taking part in multiple Scrum teams developing components for the platform. You will write secure code, review the code of your colleagues and keep the teams updated on security trends and threats.

By thinking like a hacker, you know where to look for possible improvements. Your experience leads you to think of possible scenarios. You address application security issues and share practices on secure coding for the development teams. Of course, you constantly anticipate, always being one step ahead.

Who are you?

  • You master front-end technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML and related frameworks such as AngularJS, AngularUI.
  • You like to take ownership.
  • For over five years, you have shaped your career as front-end developer.
  • At one point in your work experience, you dedicated yourself to application security.
  • You have knowledge of secure coding practices and the ability to champion security standards.
  • You are fluent in writing and speaking English.
  • You are a team player.
  • You take pride in, and facilitate the sharing of, knowledge.
  • You must have experience within a product-driven organisation.

 We will be extra delighted if you possess one or more security certifications such as CSSLP, CISSP, GSSP-JAVA, GWEB, CEH.

Required Skills:

security angularjs javascript css html

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