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Lead Software Security Test Engineer


Design and Development
Philippines - Alabang Office

The Role:

In this role you will provide software security test quality assurance support to software development teams. This role will ensure that SW scrum teams follow the defined software security development Lifecyle process and conformance to related regulations and related industry standards. As a member of the software test & QA department, you will work with the team to implement continuous improvement to the software security process, monitor the health of implemented software systems and provide guidance to scrum teams. As a key member of the software test & QA department, the individual in this role will be responsible for ensuring compliance to Dyson software security quality policies and procedures.

We work in a supportive environment where the team embraces new techniques to improve itself and grow capability. We’re looking for someone who shares this ethic, expresses a desire to develop Security test strategies across different platforms (Lighting, Environmental, Hair and Robotics). You must be aware of SW verification methodologies and techniques, ideally with a background in Security testing, comfortable with high-level design and discussions with Developers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementing, testing, and operating advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture

  • Perform on-going software security pen-test, code review activities to improve software security, both automated and manual to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in IOT consumer products.

  • Define pen-test methodologies with a combination of automated and manual tools.

  • Agree the desired Security Level with the organisation, reviewing Requirements to build Tests

  • Build Automated systems to support continuous testing and analysis of nightly builds

  • Contribute to the design, development, implementation, and integration of Offensive Cyber Operations tools against platforms, payloads & systems

  • Proactively identify security risk, provide engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities

  • Work in a SAFe Agile team across a global organisation

  • Consult team members on software secure coding practices

  • Develop a familiarity with new tools and best practices

Qualifications, skills and behaviours:

  • Cyber security, including penetration, security posture assessment, cloud security assessment, IOT security, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment and so on related experience

  • Experience using scan / attack / assess tools and techniques

  • Competency in at least one scripting or coding language, python, C, C++

  • In-depth knowledge with wireless protocols, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. JTAG and USB

  • Proficiency in Security concepts for IOT, Linux and RTOS Operating Systems

  • Test Management Systems, Jira, Confluence, Stash, Git, Bamboo

  • Providing critical input at all stages of design and development of a new feature

  • Persistent nature, inquisitive attitude and results driven.

  • Creative and product focussed ability to generate numerous concepts for new technologies

  • >3 years software quality or software test relevant experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering / Electronic Engineering, or related fields.

  • Knowledge of software in IOT products, such as embedded, app, cloud and so on.

  • Experience in regulated environment, such as ISO, IEC, FDA and so on standards,

  • Experience working in with Agile software development, Devops environment

  • Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skill, and ability to work independently and in teams.

  • Able to work in fast-paced environment and delivery quality under minimal supervision

  • Able to understand software security development Lifecyle.

  • Good understanding of statistical process control. Able to select, define, and apply product and process metrics and analytical techniques, and communicate results.

  • Advance with CREST certified


Dyson Philippine monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses.
Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career.
Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by ambitious growth plans, regular reviews and dynamic workshops.
A vibrant company culture based on being; Different, Authentic and Pioneering.
At Dyson we combine work life balance, with the latest devices, a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit.
It’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition.

Benefits include:

  • All benefits are accessible from day 1

  • HMO coverage. Health & wellness is one of our priorities, immediately available for you & dependents so no waiting for employment regularization

  • Up to 20 days annual leave based on employment service + 15 days medical leave

  • Dyson product gift upon employment regularization, and discounts on Dyson machines

  • Exposure to a broad and diverse range of Dyson activities from research through manufacturing and global sales for Dyson projects

  • Career development and growth in a global team


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.