Verisure Securitas Direct is the European market leader in monitored ‘smart alarms’, serving more than 2 million residential and small business customers. This entrepreneurial company operates in 14 countries in Europe and LATAM and is on average 3.5 times the size of its nearest competitors across its footprint. Approximately 80% of its consumer base is located in Spain (40%), Sweden (20%), Norway (10%) and France (10%).

Job purpose
At Verisure Securitas Direct, we are again redoubling our efforts in Information Security and have exciting plans over the short and long term in line with our ambition to be the #1 security company in the world.
To help support this, a passionate Application Security expert is needed to lead our Application Security globally.

Reporting directly into the CISO you will lead the Application Security team across a broad area of technologies and components, from web clients, mobile applications to embedded systems and radio controlled products that our customers use to protect their home and families.

To be successful, you will have a 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.

Working within a global team you will escalate critical issues with clarity and work with the right stake holders to get the right data, at the right time to enable high quality decisions to be made.  As part of this role, you will work with experts from all aspects of our business and regional third parties, far beyond a role of just dealing with corporate applications.

The position will be based in Malmö with the need for travel (20%, mostly European).

Main Responsibilities

  • Continuous Application Security analysis and threat modelling of our products and services.
  • Establishing a strong partnership with our development and engineering teams ensuring that Security is embedded into development cycles across software and hardware.
  • Proactively enhancing and tuning our Application Security approach as new threats emerge.
  • Review, analysis and selection of various tools and systems for supporting secure development.
  • Scoping, analysis and follow up on Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration testing results.
  • Adoption of frameworks and best practices (OWASP, ASVS, MASVS, OpenSAMM).
  • Education of teams globally in Application Security threats and secured design and development.
  • Produce effective Application Security reporting and metrics.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the group Information Security Programme.
  • True expertise and technical depth in application security technologies and threats.
  • Experience with software and hardware threat vectors, threat modelling, attack surface analysis, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments.
  • Passion for collaboration and partnership with application development within agile and the wider business.

Required Qualifications/Minimum qualifications

  • 7-10 years of experience working with analysis and design of secure solutions in products and services.
  • Expertise with tools such as Burp, ZAP, BeEF and Metasploit.
  • Expertise in development methodologies and languages.
  • Fluency in English.

 Preferred Qualifications / Personal Characteristics

  • Relevant security certification (e.g. GSEC, CISSP, MSc in Information Security).
  • Fluency in European languages.
  • Familiar with current home security / smart home technologies, future developments and understand the business models behind them.
  • Internet of Things Experience.

About the company
Securitas Direct Verisure Group is the European market leader in monitored ´smart alarms´ delivering outstanding service to over 2 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

Passion for our People

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 fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit. We are building a high performance organization through investing in our people with great development and growth opportunities.

Passion for Innovation

We are a growth company. Our continuous investment in innovation has led to consistent top and bottom line growth. The more we grow, the safer the world becomes.

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

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
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 30.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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