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Joy Business Academy

Senior Security Engineer

Production – Auckland, Parnell
Department Production
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


About Joy Business Academy- 

Joy Business Academy is a growing and ambitious studio leading lifelong learning. We use modern digital tools, game design techniques and innovative technologies to re-envision the delivery of innovative learning solutions. We are calling out for an experienced Senior Security Engineer to come work our diverse team of programmers, artists and game designers. 

You’ll be coming to a team with a strong sense of ownership and pride over their work, that is deeply attuned to creating positive social impact for a wide range of learning communities.

Sounds intriguing? Read up on what we’re looking for, and let us know if you are the one.

Your responsibilities -  (a.k.a what you can expect to do on a day-to-day basis)

  • Perform security risk assessments toward our Web/Game-client platform, and advise on appropriate mitigations

  • Reviewing project technical design & architecture, as well as from source code level

  • Vulnerability scanning and identification

  • Conducting configuration reviews on our Azure-hosted solutions

  • Working closely with DevOps, Dev and QA teams as well as our clients to deliver a safer product

Skills Profile -

(a.k.a requirements to be successful in the role)

  • Familiar with  common security frameworks

  • Understands key security risks and controls

  • Great documentation and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Experience in assessing security vulnerabilities; including security reviews/audits

  • In-Depth knowledge of OWASP / OSSTM best practice security testing processes

  • Ability to create, maintain and improve security-related development processes.

  • Experience with using public cloud services, we use Azure

  • Experience with CI/CD process and technologies (e.g. Jenkins or equivalent).

  • Knowledge of versioning systems like GitHub, Perforce, etc.


Major bonus points will be earn for:

  • Strong web/applications development or DevOps background

  • Experience in PHP/C#/JavaScript languages 

  • 3 years+ in information and cybersecurity

  • Azure Security Engineer Certified / AWS Certified Security - Specialty

  • Other Certifications: OSCP, OSCE, CREST, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN, GMOB, OWSE

  • Source code security analysis experiences

  • Penetration testing experiences

  • Participated in any bug bounties on the Hackerone or Bugcrowd platforms

  • Having a security blog that you regularly post on

  • Attended or presented at a security conference

What we offer -

  • Have an impact: with innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people learn, and you too can have an impact on this disruptive adventure. 

  • Be part of the early stages of the fast-growing start-up: where everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues in a diverse environment. 
  • Innovative learning experience: challenge yourselves and keep building your skills 
  • Fun at work and beyond: join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home : we provide you a comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, 

If this role sounds like your next opportunity, please send your resume, examples of your work, and an accompanying cover letter that includes:

  • Key relevant experience

  • Why you would like to work for JBA


We are an equal opportunity employer and value having members that represent our global diversity. We strongly encourage any individual regardless of race, religion, colour, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status to apply for this role.


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