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Application Security Architect in Warszawa at Circle K

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

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  • Location:
    Biuro w Warszawie ul. Puławska 145
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Job Description

Looking for new opportunities in your career? Wherever you’re heading, let’s go there together.
You´ve probably already met us. 
Maybe you´ve stopped by for a coffee, fueled up your car or grabbed something to eat on the go. Then you know what Circle K is all about. Making everyday life easier for people all over the world. 
We´ve grown into a successful global company with over 15.000 stores in 24 countries, serving more than 6 million customers each day. In all, we have more than 120.000 people working at our stores and support offices.

In Circle K Business Centre, in Warszawa, which is part of our SSC structures, we provide IT services for Circle K in Europe, US and Canada. We have different functions here: Service Desk, Infrastructure, Network Operations, Development but what we have in common is the fact that no matter what we do, we understand the world we live in. We can see how fast it changes and how fascinating this can be. Curiosity and openness drives us towards new ideas, innovations, new technologies.

Posiotion: Application Security Architect


  • Work as the lead to design, implement and govern the overall security architecture of CircleK products.
  • Lead the Identification, measurement, control and minimization of security risks to information systems across a broad range of disciplines including application and host security.
  • Aligning the secure development lifecycle to industry standards, including Microsoft SDL, OWASP development guides, and Privacy/PII related topics (privacy-by-design).
  • Integrate/enable security engineering automation (e.g. SAST, IAST) in the delivery pipeline.
  • Perform proof-of-concept and proof-of-technology testing for integrating new 3rd party security products into the development and deployment processes.
  • Lead threat modeling, design reviews and code reviews as part of the development lifecycle.
  • Design and deploy state-of-art technology to meet the business needs and interface with business units regarding technical planning and application security topics.
  • Lead the implementation of proposed solutions while interfacing with the Project Managers to ensure the coordination, communication and successful delivery of projects.
  • Develop and maintain application security standards procedures and guidelines for Circlek products.
  • Manage relationships and interactions with human resources, legal, customers, and internal audit departments.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in AppSec and Web services security
  • Software development background of 4 -7 years. 
  • Fluency in Java and .Net 
  • Experience with various cloud providers (Azure/AWS) 
  • Experience with PCI, PA-DSS, and other audits (e.g. SOX) 
  • Experience with the privacy requirements of a global corporation (e.g. GDPR, CCPA) 
  • Soft skills - effective communication (internal, customer,), collaboration (internal, external) and effective written skills (policy and standards, vulnerability specifications etc.).

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Security certifications, e.g.  CSSLP, CEH
  • Privacy training and certification, e.g. CIPT
  • Experience with retail, financial, and/or hospitality software, particularly the types of vulnerabilities and security testing associated with them.
  • Active participation in cybersecurity forums/conferences, e.g. DEFCON, Black Hat.
  • Scanners (Netsparker, AppScan, WebInspect)
  • Container experience (Docker, Kubernetes)


  • Private medical care
  • Multisport card
  • English lessons subsidized by the company
  • Group insurance
  • Atractive discounts for products and services at our stations
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Friendly work atmosphere
  • Integration events
  • Trainings 
  • Possibility to develop skill in a wide international environment

We know great companies are built from within, by great people like you. Come grow with us!
We´re looking forward to your application.