At Digital Science we are looking for a passionate software engineer with a strong focus on information security, preferably with previous experience in conducting security audits and certifications. You will be part of an experienced and well skilled technical team, with a clear vision of the technological and engineering goal within the exciting setting of an international and agile company.

About us:

Digital Science is a technology company working to make research more efficient. We invest in, nurture and support innovative businesses and technologies that make all parts of the research process more open and effective. Our portfolio includes admired brands including Altmetric, Dimensions, Figshare, ReadCube, Symplectic, IFI Claims, GRID, Overleaf, Labguru, BioRAFT, PeerWith, TetraScience and Transcriptic. We believe that together, we can help researchers make a difference. For more information please visit Digital Science has offices in Germany, Romania, US and UK, serving clients globally.


  • Rollout security tools like antivirus, security information and event management (SIEM) software:
    • server installation and maintenance
    • define and maintain security policies
    • regular reporting and evaluation of threats
  • Define security processes and policies
  • Prepare and manage company’s security audits and certifications (e.g. ISO27001)
  • Assist in DevOps related processes:
    • Monitoring and administration of the infrastructure
    • Manage the release process for new software versions

Skills that we are looking for

  • Experience with large antivirus software (e.g. McAfee) deployments
  • Experience with security audits and certifications (e.g. ISO27001)
  • Linux administration and shell scripting

Nice to have

  • Experience with SIEM tools (e.g. AlienVault)
  • Knowledge of Python programming language
  • Knowledge of docker application containers and orchestrating software
  • Knowledge of AWS infrastructure (VPC, EC2, S3, Route53, RDS, etc.)
  • Relevant experience in a DevOps, software development, or SysAdmin role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Desire to learn and improve while keeping things as simple as possible
  • Strong communication skills

What We Offer


  • Be part of an international team distributed all over the globe
  • Relaxed work environment that values innovation, initiative, and energy
  • On a rainy day you can choose to work remotely, so most communication happens via video calls using Google Hangout
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hand pick your hardware