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Senior Penetration Tester (m/f/x)

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

Job Description

Are you passionate about breaking things and driving security for a global leader in digital transformation with a brand-new Application Security Solution? Are you looking for teammates who appreciate open communication and face challenges together as a team? As a member of our Security Architecture & Testing team you help us partner with our Engineering teams on a daily basis to ensure our product is as secure as it can be. 

Who we are: Dynatrace is a leading software product company founded in Linz, Austria with more than 2,800 employees worldwide. 

Our vision: We believe the world needs software to work perfectly. 

What we do: Software Intelligence to simplify enterprise cloud complexity and accelerate digital transformation

 How we do it: Application performance management, Cloud infrastructure monitoring, IT Operations powered by AI and Digital customer experience.

Your role

  • Perform internal penetration tests 

  • Manage external penetration tests and bug bounty programs 

  • Design and implement automated security tests 

  • Perform design and source code reviews 

  • Prioritize and manage security vulnerabilities and incidents 

  • Provide security guidance to product teams 

  • Make security testing an integral part of our software development lifecycle and CI/CD pipeline 

  • Maintain and drive the security testing and automation roadmap 


  • Several years of professional experience as penetration tester or similar 

  • Detailed understanding and practical experience in advanced attack and exploitation techniques 

  • Strong experience in testing complex systems using modern web technology and cloud stacks (e.g. Angular/React, node.js, OAuth2.0, AWS, Kubernetes)

  • Scripting and source code review skills

  • Ability to combine deep technical focus with high-level "big picture" thinking for identifying worst case scenarios, prioritizing test efforts and performing business-oriented risk ratings

  • Ability to explain complex vulnerabilities to diverse stakeholders and resolve cross-team technical remediation discussion

You will love this job if

  • you are curious and excited about boundary-pushing approaches for penetration testing and security test automation

  • you look for new challenges with newest technology.  

  • you appreciate team spirit and like swapping new ideas with your teammates. 

  • you take working with agile methods (Scrum) for granted. 

  • an international environment is attractive to you. 

Additional Information

What's in it for you? 

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research. 

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work. 

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.  

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.  

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team. 

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side. 

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages

Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 50,000 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.

Dynatracers come from different countries and cultures all over the world, speaking various languages. English is the one that connects us (55+ nationalities). If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program. 

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