Application Security Analyst

MERCK spol. s r.o.

Place of work
Dvořákovo nábrežie, Old Town
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Wage (gross)
1 500 - 3 000 EUR/monthfrom 1500, depending on the experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Application analyst carries out security measures to protect an organization's application, drives security related risk remediation, supports cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis. We are looking for an experienced application security specialist with a history of working in a global environment working in public and private clouds. Candidate will function as technical subject matter expert for application security topics.

The following task should be performed:
•Work with development teams and operations to secure the entire development and operational life-cycle.
•You will work with other security members to design tools and processes that support a DevOps approach to communication and collaboration.
•You will work with other members of your team to investigate and formulate processes and methodologies for securing cloud infrastructure and applications in a highly regulated environment.
•Performing vulnerability assessment and providing support to penetration testing team.
•Understanding of web and network protocols and common attacker techniques.
•Mentoring of application security team, developers and infrastructure teams on application security topics, including best practices.

Employee perks, benefits

- Home office possibility
- Yearly bonus, fully payed meal vouchers, gift coupons, benefit for attending various public venues
- Opportunity to start your career in growing Cyber Security field and get valuble hands on experience
- Unlimited access to a self-learning platform (Pluralsight) and external training opportunities and certifications
- Corporate laptop and mobile phone

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

The following skills profile is required
•Soft-Skills: attention to detail, analytical skills and an ability to analyse complex technical information
•Diploma/Degree or higher in a science, engineering, IT or similar discipline.
•Experience working with IT Systems in a security driven environment.
•Good communication & presentation skills.
•Ability to work well independently or on a team.
•Expert knowledge and experience with evaluating and recognizing common flaw design patterns and offer remediation methodologies/design for common vulnerabilities in the OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25
•Experienced using Static and dynamic application scanning tools.
•Ability to balance multiple demands in a fast-paced growing environment
•Experience creating and maintaining security policies and standards. Working knowledge of security best practices and standards such as ISO27001, ISO27002, PCI-DSS.


Brief description of the company

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

MERCK spol. s r.o.
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4
810 06 Bratislava
ID: 3814934  Dátum zverejnenia: 20.11.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: 1 500 - 3 000 EUR/monthfrom 1500, depending on the experience