Permanent Web Application Firewall Engineer

General Details
, OtherNorthern Suburbs
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
My client in the Northern Suburbs is looking to employ a Web Application Firewall Engineer. Joining our 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 increased peace of mind about their website, helping them to focus on their core business.


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

You will have a passion 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

Skills and qualifications:

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

To apply please send your CV 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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