Web Application Security Engineer

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Web Application Security Engineer

Zurich, 80 - 100%

We are a team of security experts who work together to provide tailored security services that keep our and our customer's business running. More than 220 banks (80% of the Swiss, German and Austrian Banks) use Netcetera's products. More than 30 million cards are protected using our services across 2000 banking institutions. As a member of our Information Security team you support our product- and project teams with your expertise to design and build applications and networks in a secure manner. Subsequently, with reviews and vulnerability assessments you regularly check that it also remains so. You continuously improve our security processes and methodologies and train our project teams in information security matters.

Your tasks

  • Support product / project management with risk assessments and general consultancy
  • Develop or assess security architecture of applications
  • Train project teams on relevant security topics and secure coding
  • Maintain and improve relevant infrastructure (e.g. automated scanning platforms, etc.)
  • Application security verification

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience in information security with focus on Web Application Security, included or additional professional experience in Web Application development and Software Architecture
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  • Experience in threat modelling and technical design review
  • Familiarity with OWASP standards & testing guides (ASVS, WSTG etc.)
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Nice to have:
  • Relevant certifications, such as: OSCP, OSCE, OSWE or similar
  • Familiarity with one or more standards and regulations: Visa 3-D Secure ACS/ES security requirements and/or PCI-DSS / PA-DSS
  • Risk Management expertise
  • Experience with Cloud Security

We will only consider direct applications for this vacancy.

About Netcetera

We do the planning and scheduling of the entire Swiss and international rail systems, publishing of digital content for media and digitalisation of healthcare processes, including the use of augmented reality in medicine - all with our software.

With 25 years of experience in the FinTech industry, our solutions range from bank processing, credit card payment clearing to internet and mobile banking. Proud of the fact that majority of Swiss banking institutions offer our mobile banking services to their customers.

20 years a leader in secure digital payments - we offer innovative digital payment solutions with a strong focus on convenience, security and mobile use. 37+ mil cards are protected by our 3DS at 300+ bank institutions.
As a leading Swiss software company, we support our customers worldwide with trend-setting products and custom software. We cover the entire IT service lifecycle, from strategy to implementation and operation. A balanced combination of cutting-edge technology and proven standards ensures investment security, from large-scale projects to innovative start-ups.

Our more than 800 employees have one common goal: to help our customers reach their digital business targets.
Our headquarters is in Zurich, Switzerland, with additional locations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

More info: netcetera.com

Our benefits

Around the globe

We are an international and multicultural team of professionals. You will learn about different approaches and work cultures and benefit from the expert knowledge of your colleagues.

Flexible work hours 

Your health and happiness are our top priorities. That's why you can arrange your working hours and locations flexibly and balance them with your private life.

Free snacks and drinks

We not only quench your thirst for knowledge: To keep your energy high, we offer delicious snacks and drinks in our offices.

Latest technologies

Have a say in fashioning your job and personal development: Our employees work with the latest technologies, sometimes also in the fields of Augmented Reality, Machine Learning or Blockchain.


Our employees enjoy the fact that they can count on every member of our community. We maintain the team spirit even outside work with team outings and parties.

Design your work environment

You can expect flexible workplace design in spacious and light offices. Working at home or at other Netcetera offices is possible, changing projects and teams provide a creative and productive work environment that lets you grow.

Your Contact

Eva Hegetschweiler

Eva Hegetschweiler

Senior Human Capital Manager
+41 44 297 55 55

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Our location

Netcetera AG
Zypressenstrasse 71
8004 Zurich

+41 44 297 55 55

Netcetera as Employer