Are you in the beginning of your career as a software developer? Specops Software offers you a great work environment with unique opportunities of becoming a top developer!
About the company
Specops Software AB is an award-winning software company that develops solutions for desktop and password management which extend the functionality of Windows infrastructure. Specops mission is to protect their customers business data by blocking weak passwords and securing user authentication.
Specops Software companies, organizations and educational institutions in more than 50 countries and has offices in the US, Canada, and the UK, the headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Specops Software has grown steadily since it was founded in 2001 and reports strong turnover and solid profit.
Today, Specops software is in the midst of a security revolution caused by digitalization and the move to cloud. As companies store their data in the highly accessible cloud – protecting the data becomes a paramount concern.
As a Software Developer, you have a key role in the company to continuously improve Specops Software products to increase the value for their customers. You will participate in a Scrum team together with your colleagues discuss function, design, and development. Your role includes both maintaining of existing solutions and further development of new solutions. You are part of a team of senior software developers and work mainly in C# .Net.
You will also be working with blacklisting. Your focus will be to counter the threat that leaked and weak passwords pose to organizations with Specops Password Blacklist, a service that is continuously updated with leaked and weak passwords and prevents end users from using them. The role includes creating and maintaining Honeypots to trick attackers to reveal the credential they use as a part of the process to gather information on leaked and weak passwords. You will also work with cybersecurity as a part to discover attack patterns to create better countermeasures.
As a Software Developer focusing on the blacklist-project, you will analyse and interpret data and create statistics of most common password used, attacked endpoints or regional differences etc. that can be used for both educational and marketing purposes. Coding and scripting are a part of your work tasks, as much of the work involves custom development to collect and analyse credential leaks. Since the Specops Password Blacklist is an ever-evolving service the role also includes continual product innovation to improve the database and improve the service.
Education and Experience
- B.Sc. in Computer Science
- Great interest in IT Security
- Experience with programming in C#.Net
- Good verbal and written communication skills in English
To be successful in this position, you are a curious person who is motivated by learning new things and not afraid to try new solutions. From day one you get to take responsibility for your work and therefore we believe that you are a self-sufficient and creative person when it comes to problem-solving. You will work closely with your team and therefore must be a person who cooperates well and enjoys working with others.