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Application Security Engineer Zurich, Switzerland

Application Security Engineer Description

About the role

EPAM is looking for an experienced Application Security Engineer to ensure the architectonic safety of our digital portfolio. You will work hand-in-hand with our Security Architect to implement secure coding guidelines, conduct thorough code reviews, and facilitate threat modeling in the medical product development lifecycle.
Stay ahead of industry trends while experiencing continuous learning and career development in a dynamic and collaborative work environment. You’ll have the unique opportunity to participate in the product development lifecycle of advanced medical applications, all while wielding the latest technology advancements in the security field.


  • Driving Security Architecture & Solutions in collaboration with the Security Architect for our core digital portfolio and future products
  • Conduct extensive Threat Modeling and analyze weaknesses within the system
  • Work hand-on-hands with Security Architecture embedded Security-by-Design and Threat Modeling practices into the product development cycle
  • Implement secure coding practices and provide secure libraries, ensuring the software is safeguarded at a foundational level
  • Provide guidance on secure coding practices and conduct thorough code reviews, guiding the development team in addressing potential security issues
  • Define global security models across core business verticals, ensuring secure integration with backend systems
  • Develop appropriate technical and organizational security controls to mitigate identified risks, including encryption, access controls, and authentication mechanisms
  • Execute Security-By-Design principles and contribute to driving Product Security Excellence
  • Conduct security awareness training for employees developing, deploying, and maintaining medical devices


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity OR equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Application Security, preferably in the medical or healthcare sector
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE) or similar would be highly advantageous
  • Expertise in secure coding practices and in-depth knowledge of at least one programming languages, including but not limited to .NET, Python, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with threat modeling methodologies and tools such as STRIDE, DREAD, or Attack Trees
  • Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel and conduct effective security awareness training
  • Expertise with common security libraries, security controls, and common security flaws
  • Security Knowledge: Solid understanding of network access, identity, access management, applied cryptography, network security methodologies, and secure software development methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience identifying and understanding the most common application security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10)
  • Deep expertise with more than one of the following areas:
    • API security
    • Cryptography
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Application Security practices

We Offer

  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Extended pension plan
  • Daily sickness allowance insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral program
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Global business travel medical and accident insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities, including in-house professional training, career advisory and coaching, sponsored professional certifications, well-being programs, LinkedIn Learning Solutions and much more
  • EPAM Switzerland was named a Top Company 2022, 2023 & 2024 by Kununu for its people centric culture built on life-long learning
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential


  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks
  • We do not accept CVs from recruiting or staffing agencies
  • For this position, we are able to consider applications from the following:
    • Swiss nationals
    • EU/EFTA nationals
    • Third-country nationals based in Switzerland with an appropriate work permit
    • Displaced people from Ukraine who are currently in Switzerland and hold, or have already applied for, S permits

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