Principal Mobile Application Security Engineer

  • Location: remote
  • Term: Contract
  • Salary: Competitive
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Job Description

Waracle is an industry leading team delivering digital solutions that transform how we live, work and play. Our growth has been significant and sustained, developing premium grade enterprise software for some of the UK’s biggest brands. Recently recognised by Clutch as one of the Top B2B companies in the UK, we are constantly seeking top industry talent to join our team and grow our expertise.

 It’s an amazing time to join our team and you’ll be supported by a rapidly growing team of experienced specialists in design research, UX, UI, Scrum, product, data and cyber security, alongside developers specialising in native, hybrid and web technologies.

This position offers remote working within the UK and is open to contractor candidates.

As an experienced Mobile Application Security Engineer you will be building, delivering, and driving the security of mobile platform. You will deliver a security experience which is seamless, quick, progressive and based on industry standards. You’ll relish the challenge of having to solve complex problems and come up with brilliant solutions. You’ll be a strong communicator and able to get ideas across to the team and also be able to build strong relationships with the business and corporate stakeholders.


  • Hands-on experience in ensuring the security of mobile app development, mitigation techniques, threat models
  • Experience in mobile penetration/security testing
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of mobile security testing methodology
  • A keen interest in keeping up to date with the latest advances in the changes in the mobile operating systems, the tools and APIs such as security libraries. You will be comfortable at evangelising and influencing feature teams in adopting security patterns
  • Background or hands-on knowledge in mobile development
  • Good knowledge of DevSecOps tooling and automation frameworks

Desirable Experience

  • Awareness of new technologies emerging in the security landscape along with a high level understanding of cloud technology
  • High understanding of cryptography

Recruitment process

Research shows that underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they tick every box. So if you think you have the skills, but don’t meet every single bullet point above, please still apply. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could still be a great fit.

The recruitment process you can expect for this role is an initial call with your dedicated Talent Acquisition Partner who will chat with you about Waracle, what you are looking for in a new position, the salary for the role, notice period and benefits (the important stuff!). After that, will follow an interview and intro call with the client where you have an opportunity to showcase your technical craft, find out more about the role and your skills and experience. Your Talent Acquisition Partner guiding you through the whole process to your first day with us.

Benefits for our people

Working for Waracle means you are part of an energetic and diverse community of technologists who care deeply about making a difference. We offer a wide range of benefits that support your wellbeing, health, personal and professional development goals. Our benefits package is reviewed regularly to ensure the best experience for everyone.

  • Company Pension iconCompany Pension Scheme matching 5%
  • Medicash proactive iconMedicash proactive
  • Group sickness cover iconGroup sickness cover
  • Death in service benefit iconDeath in service benefit
  • Regular fun meetups iconRegular fun meetups
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity leave iconEnhanced maternity / paternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme iconCycle to work scheme
  • Remote first ethos iconRemote first ethos
  • 31 days off icon35 days holidays
  • Discounts iconDiscounts
  • Flexible hours available iconFlexible hours available

Frequently-asked questions

Here are some of the things that people tend to ask about working at Waracle.

Yes, please contact us to discuss options.

Yes, we hire both permanent and contract candidates. You will see on each job advert whether the role is open to contract applications. We have both inside and outside IR35 projects.

Most of our positions offer full remote working within the UK with optional use of any of our offices. Currently, we don’t offer remote working outside of the UK as standard.

We are approved sponsors and can offer sponsorship for qualifying vacancies. Please check the job advert you are applying for and alternatively join our talent pool for a future opportunity.

Yes, please contact us to discuss options.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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