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IoT - Cumulocity Cloud Security Engineer

Bangalore 0265


Software AG has been a data pioneer from the beginning. Our product offerings empower our customers to turn their data into value.  We have been delivering customer-centric innovation to thousands of market leading organisations worldwide for over 50 years.  Today Software AG employs more that 4500 people in 70 countries and had total revenues of €865 million in 2018.


The successful candidate will join our Bangalore-based Cumulocity IoT Cloud R&D team to work on securing the Cumulocity IoT Cloud/Edge platforms. Cumulocity is Software AG’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform, allowing millions of connected devices to be managed through public/private cloud and network edge deployments of the platform.


Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working in a cross-functional (Development, QA, DevOps and Operations) agile teams to secure IoT Cloud platform deployments both on Cloud and Edge.
  • Perform Threat-modelling and Risk analysis.
  • Reporting Security flaws, follow-up, provide recommendations to developers and provide developer centric Security trainings.
  • Analysing and answering the security related questionnaires from the customers and prospects.
  • Keeping updated with the latest security trends.
  • Plan, prioritize and organize the penetration testing activities.
  • Designing and developing automated test suites for distributed cloud systems for covering the security aspects of the platform.
  • Leading and Mentoring junior members of the team.


This role provides opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects covering areas including Edge and Cloud computing, securing the distributed and fault tolerant systems, micro services, virtualization, containerization etc.



You will be a conscientious, highly motivated, assertive and skilled individual who will bring relevant skills and experience to the role, but who will also be keen to learn, adapt to and utilise new technologies, patterns and best practices.


You will have strong interpersonal and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with your peers and prospects/customers.  An ability and willingness to lead and mentor junior team members is necessary.


You will be able to operate independently and work on your own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility for software deliverables, sometimes working to tight deadlines while still delivering high-quality software.




  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • Expert penetration testing skills on Web/Network/Mobile/Cloud applications.
  • Discovery/Information gathering via public websites, job boards, domain lookup tools, etc.
  • Active network scanning using networking mapping tools and manual processes.
  • Enumeration of live devices searching for vulnerable services and performing security audits on devices.
  • Ability to perform Threat-modelling and Risk analysis.
  • Exploitation of vulnerabilities to determine whether unauthorized access is possible.
  • Good Knowledge on Tools & Exploitation Frameworks (Burp, ZAP, Metasploit etc...) required.
  • Good networking knowledge of (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python) and understanding/experience of building frameworks using them.
  • Good analytical skills & Programming skills.
  • Experience in leading a team.


Highly desirable:

  • CEH/OSCP or relevant security certification will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization especially in technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, Orchestration, Vmware etc.
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.


  • An opportunity to join a world-class R&D team working in an exciting and rapidly growing domain, the Internet of Things.
  • A competitive compensation package including a performance-driven bonus.
  • A generous benefits package including medical insurance for immediate family and parents.
  • A great working location at the Embassy Tech Village in Bangalore.


















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