Permanent Web Application Firewall Engineer

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Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
My client in the Northern Suburbs is looking to employ a Web Application Firewall Engineer.
Joining the Abuse Mitigation team, you will put your skill, experience, and innovative energy into making the Web a safer place for our growing Web hosting customer base. We are looking to evolve our current WAF architecture into one which gives our customers increasing peace of mind about their website, helping them to focus on their core business.


5+ years Linux system administration experience, in mission critical environments.

A proven track record in the WAF arena using open source technologies to engineer innovative solutions.

Debian Linux administration experience.

A degree or diploma in Computer Science and/or Cyber Security.

Experience working within large scale operations.

Currently subscribed to malware and Internet abuse mitigation mailing lists.

Experience with anti-spam solutions and spam mitigation.

Passion that we are looking for:

High quality and standards - you get the false economy of interim solutions.

Technology to serve operational and client requirements.

System engineering and open source technologies and mindset.

Optimal systems and simple procedures.

Self-organising and purpose driven team environments.

Transparency, candid feedback and sharing ideas and innovation.

Learning rapidly and at times independently.


In collaboration with the Product Owner and stakeholders, understand the needs of the customer to deliver innovative, robust website security solutions.

Build and design tooling to support and evolve our Trust & Safety team, e.g. dashboards, scripts, and automation.

Trend monitoring, analysis, and development of mitigation strategies for website vulnerabilities.

ModSecurity rules for managing web application vulnerabilities.

False positive detections and patching.

To apply, please send your CV with your salary expectations to
[email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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