Verisure Securitas Direct

We offer
This new role as our Application Security Expert will play a key part in our continuous efforts to deliver world-class secure applications and services. You will be reporting directly to the Nordic Information Security Manager, and be responsible to drive the application security initiatives across a broad area of technologies and components. This varying from web clients, mobile applications to embedded systems and radio- controlled products that our customers use to protect their home and families. On top of that you will be working continuously with Application Security analysis and threat modelling of our products and services.

Among your day to day work you will proactively enhance and tune our Application Security approach as new threats emerge. You will review, analyze and select various tools and systems to support a secure development. There will be opportunities for you to have a great impact and help us develop the future within security as you will be working proactively with developing the way we approach application security.

You will be working within a global team which requires that you are a problem solver ready to work with critical issues and provide the right data, at the right time to enable high quality. As part of this role, you will be working with experts from all aspects of our business and regional third parties, far beyond a role of just dealing with corporate applications.

We believe that we make a difference every day. To do that, we need committed and engaged employees. Our people are accountable for delivering world-class service and they are passionate about making the world a safer and more secure place. Our teams operate with integrity and respect for one another fuelled by an entrepreneurial spirit. We are building a high-performance organization through investing in our people, we offer a great opportunity to personal development with an environment characterized by humbleness and knowledge sharing and to enhance the on the job training we have a training budget to ensure personal growth.

The position is based in Malmö, our bright and open office space is just a 5-minute walk from the Central Station, easy accessible and a great location. It’s necessary you don’t mind travelling as 20% of the position will include travel within all of Europe.

What you bring
We think you have profound experience with analysis and design of secure solutions in products and services. You should have knowledge within tools such as Burp, ZAP, BeEF and Metasploit. It is highly recommended that you have relevant security certification e.g. ECSA, OSCP or equivalent.

We also would like you to have expertise and technical depth in application security technologies and threats. On top of that it’s a great advantage if you are familiar with current home security/smart home technologies, future developments and understand the business models.

We expect you to have a deep understanding of software and hardware threat vectors, threat modelling, attack surface analysis, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and scoping. You will also be expected to follow up on Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration testing results. The role requires you to train our teams globally in development methodologies and languages within Application Security threats and secured design.

To be successful, you are a strong team player with passion for and vast experience in analysis, design and review of security matters in the area of consumer products and services,including hardware elements. Along with this you will need to have significant drive, an analytical mindset with the ability to anticipate risk and creatively resolve bottlenecks.

We value individuals with passion for collaboration and partnership where you can connect with our development and engineering teams to ensure that Security is embedded into development cycles.

Who we are
Verisure Securitas Direct, winner of the 2017 Swedish Mobile Awards IoT Enterprise of the Year and Best startup collaborator of the year 2017 is the European market leader in monitored ‘smart alarms’. We do most things in-house to guarantee premium quality every step of the way. Apart from R&D, the Verisure Innovation Centre handles business-critical systems and database management, quality and security assurance, software and product testing, and 24x7 core systems that keep our alarm services up and running. With over 25 years of experience in the security industry, our R&D Centre is pushing the boundaries of innovation, through continuously evolving our smart home security product and service offering.

We are looking for world class talent to join our team of over 200 people at our Innovation Centre in Malmö, who are working on the future of IoT, to deliver outstanding user experiences, on both physical and digital products and services.

About the company
Securitas Direct Verisure Group is the European market leader in monitored ´smart alarms´ delivering outstanding service to over 2.5 million customers with a team of more than 10 000 employees. We operate in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America. For more information please visit

Our Investors
We are owned by a leading private equity firm: Hellman & Friedman. Our sponsor has invested in our innovation pipeline and in our organization to fuel our accelerated growth and play a leading role in the industry. For more information, visit our web

Due to holidays all recruitment processes will be delayed during the summer period. We are happy to accept your application but the reviewal process will take longer than normally. This means we might not get back to you during the first 4 weeks after a received application.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 40
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2017/71
Published 12.Dec.2017
Last application date 13.Jul.2018 11:59 PM CET

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