Are you an expert in Cyber Security Engineering looking for your next opportunity to drive forward our security operations at Jagex? We’re looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to join the Jagex Cyber Security Team (CST). You will be responsible for supporting and promoting application security within the company and related third parties. As our next Senior Cyber Security Engineer for Application Security you will play a pivotal role in our ongoing commitment to product and data security. You will ideally possess a deep understanding of security risks in the domain of online game development and related platforms. As part of this role, you will be responsible for hands-on security assessments, working alongside development teams, and ensuring our products’ security is top-notch. Reporting to the Director of Cyber Security, you will work closely with development teams, platform teams, and outsourced partners to establish and maintain services required. Responsibilities:
Collaboration with Development Teams:Act as a security champion within our development teams, helping them understand and integrate security measures throughout the software development lifecycle. Ensure all applications and platforms adhere to the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) guidelines and any other relevant security benchmarks. Ad-hoc Security Checks:Regularly perform ad-hoc checks to identify vulnerabilities within our platforms. Penetration Testing:Plan, execute, and report on penetration testing efforts for online games, platforms, and websites. Ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our online assets. Secure Code Review:Conduct thorough code reviews, identifying vulnerabilities and areas for improvement. Security & Hardening Testing:Execute security tests and hardening measures, analysing results, and implementing improvements where needed. Risk Analysis and Recommendations:Document and communicate risks to relevant stakeholders, suggesting and implementing recommended countermeasures. Development of Security Test Plans: Understand subject systems and platforms deeply to develop comprehensive security test plans. Participation in Technical Exchange Meetings: Actively contribute to and participate in internal and external technical exchanges, bringing a security perspective to the table.
What we’re looking for:
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or related field.
- Substantial experience within application security.
- Proficiency in secure coding practices, penetration testing tools (e.g., Metasploit, Burp Suite), secure code reviewing tools (SCA, SAST) and understanding of web application/ services security challenges.
- Deep knowledge of common vulnerabilities and their mitigations (OWASP Top 10, etc.).
- Good knowledge of OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) guidelines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.
Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.
Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.
Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.
Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.
– Flexible Working- Bonus Scheme- Private Health Care – Gym Membership- Monthly Energy Allowance- Generous Pension Contributions- Life Insurance- Free Cycle Repair- Income Protection- Dental Plan- Free Fruit and Drinks- Subsidised Canteen
Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application! Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.