Application Security Engineer - Ops

Remote IT and Security
About Kraken

Kraken is changing the world. Join the revolution!

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we are growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent.

In our first decade Kraken has risen to become one of the best and most respected crypto exchanges in the world. We are changing the way the world thinks about money and finance. The crypto industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and Kraken is leading the charge. We’ve grown from 70 Krakenites in January 2017 to over 1600 today and we have no intention of slowing down.

About the role:

The Application Security Ops Engineer will be responsible for maintaining, extending and onboarding application security tooling. Primary functions will also include documenting and testing against best practices for Docker and Kubernetes.

The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and have project management skills. Desired areas of knowledge include industry standard SAST/DAST/IAST tooling as well as extensive knowledge of container security best practices.


  • Extensive knowledge of container security and best practices is required.
  • Experience in using scripting languages (Python or similar) for automating tasks.
  • Must be able to work with vendors in implementing new configurations and resolving issues for internal tooling.
  • Knowledge of various application security tools such as Fortify, Checkmarx, Acunetix, Burp, Netsparker.
  • Experience in augmenting the CI/CD pipeline for security tooling.
  • Knowledge in security testing methodologies and reporting.
  • Knowledge in Third-party Vulnerability Management tools for Reporting and Operations
  • Strong conceptual and practical understanding of IT Infrastructure designs, technologies, products, and services. This should include knowledge of networking fundamentals, protocols, firewall functionality, databases, container based deployments and other technologies.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills.
  • 5-8 years’ experience in Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Job Roles/Responsibilities Responsibilities:
  • Developing quality and meaningful deliverables that suit specific client needs
  • Communicating with clients in an organized and knowledgeable manner
  • Collaboration skills with various LOBs for remediation
  • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and working collaboratively with the client to identify and solve key constraints, vulnerability and risks.

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