Senior Software Security Engineer (m/f/d)

Berlin, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As Senior Software Security Engineer  at Volocopter, you will be part of the CDO Resort and responsible to maintain our Software Security landscape. Together with the Head of Cyber Security and our various development teams (VoloIQ, Enterprise, DevOps, Aircraft) you will shape and bring our code to a more secure and inherently integer state.

  • Make our code as safe and secure as possible and be the evangelist for our developers
  • Performing on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
  • Be able to explain to software developers what the risks behind certain vulnerabilities are
  • Create PoC showcases of vulnerabilities including how to remediate
  • Continuously improve our CI/CD Pipelines so that risks are eliminated upfront
  • Participate in Threat modeling workshops and provide critical insights
  • Steer Vulnerability remediations for Libraries
  • Drive Library License Management and showcase risks
  • Creation and maintenance of relevant documentation
  • Participation in automating the ISMS according to ISO 27001 

This role will be based at one of our locations in Bruchsal, Munich, or Berlin.


Check in your professional skills:

  • Experience in the following languages: Bash / Terraform / C / C++ / Python3 / Kotlin / Swift / Javascript / Typescript / Matlab
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Software Engineering
  • 2-5+ years of experience as a Software Security Engineer or ability to demonstrate the relevant skillset / knowledge
  • Profound knowledge with various SAST/DAST/IAST/’CI/CD’ tools
  • Deep knowledge in HTTP/HTTP Headers/NoSQL/SQL
  • Deep knowledge in in protecting Websites, APIs and Databases
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Critical and outside the box thinking
  • Reliability, ability to work in a team, and a high level of customer orientation paired with an independent working method
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

Senior Software Security Engineer (m/f/d)

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