Golang Job: Senior Product Security Engineer

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Thomson Reuters


Zug - Switzerland

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Senior Product Security Engineer (cloud native security)

As an employee at Thomson Reuters, you will play a role in shaping and leading the global knowledge economy.

Our technology drives global markets and helps professionals around the world make decisions that matter.

Whether solving for today’s challenges or tomorrow’s aspirations, you will work with the industry’s brightest thinkers on diverse projects, creating next-generation solutions that deliver powerful results.

As the world’s leading provider of intelligent information, we want your unique perspective to create the solutions that advance our business - and your career.

As a Senior Product Security Engineer engineer, you will be focused on developing S-SDLC activities and controls that will ensure our applications are designed and implemented with regards to the highest level of security standards.

About the Role

As a Senior Product Security Engineer, you will:

  • Secure design, architecture, and implementation covering all steps of our Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Support security projects (including security reviews, tool development, and creation of new security practices) with end-to-end ownership.

  • Conduct and Support Threat modeling sessions to guide secure design discussions and participate in risk assessments.

  • Create security guidance and documentation, including compliance as code.

  • Work closely with our Security Awareness team to provide first class application security interactive and targeted training to our engineers.

  • Set a high standard for engineering quality and execution that leads to high quality product security artifacts to secure our products’ SDLCs.

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Support Product Security Engineer you have:

  • Engineer Empathy: You have a strong understanding of how developers work and are able to present security initiatives to developers in a way that leverages that understanding.

  • Knowledgeable in Application Security: You are passionate about application security including secure coding, supply chain security, and SecDevOps

  • Drive to continually improve: You are able to analyze current processes and procedures and determine ways to improve and increase efficiency.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience collaborating with product development teams directly to instill security.

  • Experience building and reviewing threat models and recommending secure design patterns

  • Experience assessing common security vulnerabilities and risks, as well as advising on countermeasures and compensating controls.

  • Experience rolling out SAST, DAST and SCA and you are able to cut through the noise and the true positives.

  • Experience with DevSecOps in a cloud native context and in integrating security in CI/CD pipelines (GitHub Actions preferred but experience with other Cis is good eg. Gitlab CI,…).

  • Experience with automation in general consuming APIs, with plus when the automation is related to security tooling, proficiency in Python or Golang mandatory.

  • Knowledge of one or more security frameworks OWASP’s ASVS, CIS Benchmarks, NIST SSDF,…

  • Ability to manage and prioritize between multiple tasks and projects.

Additional Skills:

  • Strong Communication Skills (verbal, written, ability to influence others)

  • Learning Mindset (emerging technical trends, always learning)

  • Agile Methodology experience

  • Experience with Linux systems and containers

  • Experience with AWS or Azure

  • Infrastructure as code with Terraform

  • Experience with Security tools (Web attack proxies, SAST, DAST, SCA)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field and/or equivalent work experience

  • Certifications: Offensive Security (OCSP, OSWE,...), SANS (GXPN,..), Kubernetes (CKA, CKS, CKAD)

What’s in it For You:

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines.

  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more

  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking

  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact


Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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