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Security Engineer

  • Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Cologne, Berlin, Munich, Leipzig, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • London, England, United Kingdom
+4 more

Meet DeepL

DeepL, Europe's leading AI company since 2009, is dedicated to breaking down language barriers and bringing cultures closer together. Our expertise in AI and neural networks has enabled us to create cutting-edge communication technologies for businesses, including the acclaimed DeepL Translator which offers 30+ languages, and DeepL Write, our AI writing companion. Our core offering includes a suite of products and tools made for businesses to communicate more effectively, both internally and with their customers around the globe.

Our goal is to become the global leader in Language AI and build products that help drive better communication, drive connection, and make real-life impact. To do that, we need talented people, like you, who want to be a part of this exciting journey. If you're ready to work with a dynamic team and build your career in the fast-moving AI space, DeepL is your next destination.

What sets us apart

We are committed to innovation and to a nurturing work environment. Founded by developers and researchers, we spend a lot of time actively reviewing the latest trends in generative AI and software engineering. Known for pioneering AI technologies, we dive deep into cutting-edge research to create not only translations but advanced language solutions. Combining our use of modern technology, and comprehensive employee benefits with our open and welcoming work culture is what sets us apart.

When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, the reactions are overwhelmingly positive. Maybe it's because of the products that have helped countless people worldwide, or maybe it's because of our shared goal of improving communication for individuals and businesses worldwide. What we're certain of is this: being part of DeepL means joining a team committed to innovation and the well-being of its employees.

Meet the team behind this journey

IT Security is very important to DeepL. To ensure that our data remains secure, you will join our Security team, working closely with our engineering teams to secure our applications, systems, devices, and environments. Depending on the need, you will introduce new components and develop the existing infrastructure, as part of our experienced, supportive, and collaborative IT Security team.

Your responsibilities

Depending on your focus area, you will:

  • Have an open eye for security improvements
  • Perform security reviews and advise other teams with security-related questions
  • Recognize threats and triage upcoming vulnerabilities
  • Help building solutions to improve the security of our infrastructure, network, and services
  • Automate security processes in the development life-cycle
  • Create visibility by onboarding new events into our SIEM

What we offer

- Diverse and internationally distributed team: joining our team means becoming part of a large, global community with people of more than 90 nationalities. We're more than just colleagues; we're a group of professionals with a shared mission to connect diverse cultures. Our global presence is growing–we've doubled in size nearly every year, with our employees based in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, the US, and Japan, and we continue to expand our network.

- Open communication, regular feedback: as a language-focused company, we value the importance of clear, honest communication. We value smooth collaboration, direct and actionable feedback, and believe that leading with empathy makes us better together.

- Remote work, flexible hours: whether you're near or in our hubs in cities like Cologne, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Austin, or Tokyo, or prefer the comfort of your own home, you decide where your office is. We offer remote opportunities, flexible working hours and trust in your productivity, all in sync with your team's general locations and time zones to foster effective and seamless collaboration. Our aim is to integrate your work with your lifestyle, ensuring a balance that respects both your needs and our operational requirements.

- Regular in-person team events: we bond over vibrant events that are as unique as our team, from local team and business unit gatherings, to new-joiner onboardings, to company-wide events that bring us all together–literally.

- Monthly full-day hacking sessions: every month, we have Hack Fridays, where you can spend your time diving into a project you're passionate about and get the opportunity to work with other teams–we value your initiatives, impact, and creativity.

- Comprehensive health insurance: your health comes first. With our comprehensive insurance, we'll make sure you're covered from head to toe.

- 30 days of annual leave: we value your peace of mind. With 30 days off (excluding public holidays) and access to mental health resources, we make sure you're as strong mentally as you are professionally.
- Annual learning budget: because we never stop learning, we’ve set up an annual budget for your professional development—pick a learning path which contributes to your career development and we'll back you up.


Qualities we look for

  • Someone who keeps up to date with the technical information security space.
  • A technical understanding of vulnerabilities, threats, and developments in information security.
  • Solid scripting, networking, and Linux skills.
  • Experience with SIEM/SOC/Incident Response topics is a plus.
  • Experience with Application/Software Security is a plus
  • Experience in managing a fleet of client devices concerning Security is a plus
  • A collaborative and engaging team player who is not shy in introducing their own ideas
  • Interest in learning new technologies
  • Fluent communication in English. Any German would be a bonus

If this role and our mission resonate with you, but you're hesitant because you don't check all the boxes, don't let that hold you back. At DeepL, it's all about the value you bring and the growth we can foster together. Go ahead, apply—let's discover your potential together. We can't wait to meet you!

Please make sure to send your application in English.

  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
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