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Location: France City: Sophia Antipolis Department: R&D Contract Type: Full time

Telework options

Hybrid on-site – remote (up to 3 days home office per week)

Looking for an exciting and permanent job in a fast-growing high-tech company, offering a variety of assignments and interactions?

For over 20 years, Ekinops has been driving innovation in network systems.

We provide opentrusted and innovative network connectivity and enable our customers’ success by delivering high value-added software-driven solutions. Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies.  Over 50% of our near 500-strong team works in our multi-national Agile R&D centers. Our company has a strong international background, with sales offices strategically located around the world.

Duties and Responsibilities

As part of the INFRA and ARCHITECTURE team of 15 people, reporting to the Head of R&D Security you will:

  • Execute Web Penetration Testing and security assessment of Ekinops solutions
  • Analyze technical security weaknesses
  • Support development teams to deploy security guidelines and best practices
  • Perform code review activity with teams: PHP, Python and C language
  • Work closely with other Security team members to develop workarounds and protection layers in case of vulnerabilities
  • Conduct proactive research to analyze security weaknesses and recommend appropriate mitigations
  • Monitor types and techniques of hacking attacks

Profile and skills

You are an autonomous, proactive, eager to develop engineer with the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer science, telecommunications, cybersecurity.
  • Typical professional experience 0 to 3 years
  • Ability to learn fast including self-training
  • Autonomous and able to make research, curious
  • Team spirit and able to work in an international team
  • Fluent in English and French (oral and written)
  • Good communication skills
  • Must have a strong technical background and understand system architecture and design, operating systems, network infrastructure, software installation on test platforms, software development, database, and operating systems.
  • Deep understanding of 3-tiered Web Application and secure channel architectures
  • Deep understanding of Linux system security model
  • Manual Penetration Testing Experience (i.e. mapping applications, injecting SQLi, XSS, XXE, exploit creation): Web and Database Security Penetration Testing Experience
  • Must have Commercial Web Application Tool Experience (i.e. BurpSuite, AppScan, WebInspect)
  • Network Penetration Testing Tool Experience (i.e. Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark, Metasploit, Hydra, John, Nikto)
  • Source Code Review (aka Static Analysis) Experience: Software Development and Scripting Experience in php, python or c language


  • Entry level
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Meal voucher
  • Health care

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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