Offers “Merckgroup”

Expires soon Merckgroup

Senior Platform Engineer

  • Bratislava (Bratislava)
  • IT development

Job description

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


Your role:  Are you currently working in an IT position and believe things could be improved? Do you see vulnerabilities in applications and systems supporting business operations? At our company, Security Engineers play an important role in establishing and maintaining a defense of our global operations. We welcome your ideas and together our team will work to identify, test, and deploy cyber security platforms to stay ahead of existing, new, and merging threats. If you are motivated to discover, create, and inspire something beyond the normal cyber security role and responsibility, we have the perfect opportunity waiting for you.


In this role, you will be a vital team member in our Cyber Defense Engineering Team. You will research and develop new capabilities in cyber security platforms, tools, and techniques that enhance the defense and resilience of current and future cyber and cyber systems. This role interfaces with the CISO Cyber Security program to understand core mission objectives and designs to identify and manage areas of greatest risk.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to - maintaining platform availability to the CISO Cyber Security Teams, correlating available threat information and identifying mitigations for CISO projects, partnering with other engineers to develop, deploy and maintain cyber defense systems and verify and validate and deployed defenses against evolving threats to cyber and cyber-physical systems.


Who you are?

·  Bachelors with one-year relevant work experience, Masters, or Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, physics/math, or related discipline
·  Fluent in the English language
·  Must have a minimum 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative GPA
·  Recently completed coursework providing an understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques in Cyber Security
·  General knowledge of the applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards related to Cyber Security
·  Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
·  Prior internship/volunteer experience in related disciplines


Preferred Qualifications:

·  Experience coding in one of the following languages: Python, Java, C/C++
·  Collaborative team player
·  Demonstrated leadership abilities


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at


Job Requisition ID:  235755

Location:  Bratislava

Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)

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US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by the Company. The Company uses the definition of “fully vaccinated” assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.

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