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Software Security Engineer

Job Posting Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Location:  Poznan
Contract Type:  Permanent Position

 Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solution Division on MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing. Applying a comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach, Atotech's portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software, and services for innovative and high-technology applications. These solutions are used in a wide variety of end-markets, including datacenter, consumer electronics and communications infrastructure, as well as in numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances.

With its well established innovative strength and industry-leading global TechCenter network, MKS delivers pioneering solutions through its Atotech brand - combined with unparalleled on-site support for customers worldwide. For more information about Atotech, please visit us at


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced Software Security Champion to join our team! You will be charged with carrying out and facilitating software security as part of product security group. Within this role, you will bear responsibilities for comparison and selection of security tools, definition of secure design guidelines and acceptable remediation actions, and so on.

We expect you contribution of significant amounts of code to delivery, including code that operates continuous build and integration, and code that can go beyond simply adding defect discovery steps to the pipeline. We need your vision of how to implement security features or broader security architecture as part of the product team, as well as your assistance with security efforts within CI/CD pipelines, clouds, and DevOps teams.

To ensure success as a Security Engineer, you should have excellent knowledge of Cryptography and vulnerabilities, ISO27001/2 and ISO 9000, BSIMM or similar; and be able to work with minimal supervision.


What the role involves:

  • Creation and executing security controls, defenses, and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal and/or external attacks
  • Develop, test, review, debug, or deploy code that supports security protocols
  • Work effectively with development teams to identify security problems and improve the security aspects of their service(s)
  • Assess risks that could affect the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of data, Intellectual Property, systems, or services
  • Supervise Software development process and practices in terms of Cyber Security
  • Collaboration with DevSecOps engineers
  • Resolve security events, incidents, or conduct security assessments using penetration tests, ethical hacking tools, or risk mitigation methodologies to evaluate vulnerabilities
  • Classify, store, and handle data in accordance with policy or best practices
  • Troubleshoot, research the root cause of, and resolve security or risk issues with guidance


Ideally you have:

  • Enrolled in a Master’s Degree in cybersecurity, information security, or related technical degree
  • Previous technical internship(s) in one or more of the following domains: access-control system and methodology, network security, application- and system-development security, security architecture and models, cryptography, and operations security
  • Experience with tools such as Wireshark, encryption software, OpenSSL
  • Experience with Security Standards and Secure SDLC
  • Very good command of English and Russian (both written and spoken)


Nice to have:

  • Experience in Industrial field


We Offer:

  • Personal development opportunity. The Atotech Competence Center is expanding and we advocate breakthrough thinking to drive business and personal growth.
  • Diversity: We value individual differences and build an environment of trust within our diverse workforce.
  • Integrity: We act openly, honestly, and ethically. Integrity guides our everyday behavior and actions. At Atotech, we speak up for integrity.
  • Passion: We are a passionate team and we influence each other. We proactively assume responsibility and deliver on our promises.
  • Commitment to Quality: We aim to achieve excellence in everything we do. We achieve high standards for both our internal and external customers.
  • Open-feedback culture and friendly office environment
  • Extensive orientation support
  • Flexibility in working hours and in terms of location
  • We offer fair compensation and benefit packages, among others, performance-related bonus, additional medical insurance, Multisport

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