Cybersecurity Software Engineer

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Deadline: 01 August. 2019
Positions: 1
Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Type: Full-time employment

The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies – RISE LTD ( is a newly founded research centre of excellence in Nicosia, Cyprus. RISE LTD is a significant investment supported by the European Commission, the Republic of Cyprus and its founding Partners, the Municipality of Nicosia, Max Planck, University College London, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and the Open University of Cyprus.
The Centre conducts excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence delivered by high-calibre multidisciplinary research teams. RISE engages in knowledge transfer and innovation activities aiming to bridge the gap between scientific research and STEM-led innovation and entrepreneurship.
The Centre is seeking a Cybersecurity Software Engineer to join its fast-growing team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals. She/he will play an important role in ensuring the Centre has the necessary in-house developer expertise supporting RISE’s research and industry related projects as well as realize proof-of-concept scenarios and prototype implementation.
RISE is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to everyone, internationally.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Be a security champion inside the organization, helping the Software Development team to deliver competitive online services with world class security
  • Work closely with internal research teams to identify and understand discrete threats to online services
  • Design and implement application security features in cloud environments
  • Build cloud-ready, robust and scalable application security solutions
  • Provide a high level assessment of our services’ security posture
Desired qualifications & requirements
  •  First degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, or related fields.
  • Professional certification in areas related such as CCNA Security, COMPTIA Security +, SSCP, CEH, or equivalent
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript, or Go
  • Postgraduate Degree in the fields of Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or other related disciplines considered an advantage
  • Exposure to Security Engineering and Secure Development (static analysis, SDL) considered an advantage
  • Experience in applications security, cryptography, network security, systems security or malware analysis considered an advantage
  • Understanding of networking principles and application behaviors, including application-defined networking considered an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of of both spoken and written English
  • Good presentation skills
  • For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required
 Profile of the ideal candidate
  • A strong sense of product ownership, thriving in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Understanding the value of shipping quickly and of software craftsmanship and have the judgment to know when to apply each
  • Self-motivated, autonomous and responsible in making design and development choices
  • Able to work well with teams with diverse skills
  • Resourceful in finding the data and tools needed to get the job done
  • Proactive in exploring how research work can be turned into prototypes and products
  • Be curious and driven to explore new technologies and learn new skills to continuously improve the way we operate
  • Solid work ethics, passion for innovation, and scientifically open-minded
Take advantage of this opportunity for your professional and personal development by being a part of our fast-growing Research Technology Development and Innovation Centre of Excellence. A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should submit the following items via email to
  1. Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time employment.
  2. Full CV (including contact details).
  3. Contact details of two referees.
The deadline for applications is the 1st of August 2019.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

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