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Security Engineer (Cloud and Applications Security) - Digital Markets


About Gartner Digital Markets:

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we’re looking for:

The role is for a position on the Gartner Digital Markets (GDM) Security team. The role helps ensure that the GDM’s infrastructure and applications are secure. GDM’s infrastructure is currently hybrid in nature. GDM leverages AWS for cloud services and maintains some infrastructure in private data centers as well. The role is responsible for working with the GDM Engineering teams and implementing the necessary measures to maintain the security. The role will also act as a liaison between GDM and other Gartner teams such as Security and Cloud.

Why you’ll want to come to work:

  • Work closely with different Gartner teams to ensure the GDM infrastructure is secure and compliant.

  • Educate the greater GDM development and DevOps teams on security concepts and best practices.

  • Clearly convey our security posture through documentation.

  • Address any security related incidents.

  • Work with the DevOps team on system hardening and cloud security.

  • Work on periodic scans of our infrastructure and systems in collaboration with Security team.

  • Identify threats and vulnerabilities within our software delivery pipeline and help mitigate them.

  • Work with product and development teams to ensure new features are designed securely by means of architecture reviews and threat modeling.

  • Strive to be proactive in all security related work.

  • Stay up-to-date on security related announcements.

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience as a security engineer or related positions.

  • Knowledge of operating systems and database security.

  • In depth knowledge of security protocols and principles.

  • A history of managing the security in the AWS cloud and/or on premise.

  • Linux/UNIX command line skills.

  • Solid understanding of networking, HTTP, and the Internet.

  • Deep understanding of the different types of vulnerabilities for web applications, cloud infrastructure, and traditional colocation infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment and management.

  • Knowledge or experience of architecture reviews and threat modeling.

  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!).

Nice to have:

  • Security certifications in penetration testing or the cloud security domain.

  • An associate level AWS certification.

  • Ability to write simple shell or Python scripts.

  • Experience with vulnerability management platforms.

  • Kubernetes security knowledge.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:

What you’ll find:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact - your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!

  • Hybrid environment with flexibility, remote work, Friday afternoons free, and more.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Thursday Beer O’Clock.

What you’ll receive:

  • Competitive compensation packages.

  • 23 days annual holiday, and an additional day off for your birthday.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

What are we:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.



  • Applications must be submitted in English.
  • A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.



Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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