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Team Lead Security Testing Team

Sony Europe Ltd | Zaventem | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 6 days ago

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Team Lead Security Testing Team

Job description

echsoft is a SW development and security verification division of Sony. Many of Sony’s leading products and services are being thoroughly pen-tested by Techsoft.

We are looking for a team lead for a 5 – 10 people pen-testing team verifying security of both devices (e.g. PS, TV, smartphone, camera) and services (e.g. PlayStaition Network). S/he will be the project’s initial point of contact for any security testing activities (e.g. threat modelling, pen-testing, secure workshops). S/he is responsible for requirements management, planning, progress tracking and reporting to internal management and external customers. S/he bears responsibility for the timely delivery of high quality security assessments of his/her team.

We work in an international environment where the team leader faces internal customers on a daily basis through email, video conference calls, etc. It is also expected that s/he heavily involved in F2F meetings with the customers.

People management is one of the activities of a team lead. S/he will be responsible for hiring, disciplining and evaluating of the team members. Dealing with conflicts within the team keeping the moral high is expected. As a team lead you will appraise performance, give continuous feedback to your members and advise on training needs.


The candidate needs to have the following profile / experience:
  • Several years of experience as a technical team lead for security related projects
  • Strong interest in security in general and pen-testing in particular, proposing improvements in the testing process following the current trends and developing project proposals
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Excellent reporting and project management skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Fluent English


The candidate needs to have the following technical background:
  • Hands-on experience as a developer or a tester in several security related projects
  • Understanding and applying Secure Development Lifecycle
  • Understanding and usage of Threat Modelling
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies, tools and methodologies in the security industry
  • Experience with Linux and its internals
  • Experience with and high awareness of security in general


The following additional qualifications are desirable
  • Experience in security vulnerability research or pen-testing is plus
  • Understanding of embedded systems and/or web application technologies is a plus
  • Understanding of common software security issues and remediation techniques is desirable
  • Possession of security certifications is a plus
  • Experience in hiring or building a team is a plus


salary is competitive

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