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Security Engineer – Penetration Tester

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Ryanair Labs is the technology brand of Ryanair. Labs is a state of-the-art digital & IT innovation hub creating Europe’s Leading Travel Experience for our customers. The Ryanair platform has over 1 billion visits per year. By joining Ryanair, you will develop cutting edge tech solutions inside Ryanair, transforming aviation for Pilots, Cabin Crew & Ground Ops, as well as driving the tech experience for our customers on Europe’s largest travel website!

Ryanair Labs has more than 550 employees across our offices in Dublin, Madrid, Poland, and Portugal. Our plan is to continue to grow our IT Labs Team so we are always on the lookout for the best talent. Apply today for more information.

The Role:

The role is part of the Information Security Department of Ryanair. You will be joining a challenging, exciting and growing part of the business, working in a dynamic environment. The team is responsible for cybersecurity of internal environments. The role would suit an experienced analyst having previously worked as a penetration tester. Here in Ryanair, you will conduct Manual Penetration Test on a range of Web, Mobile & Desktop Applications, including Cloud services and AD environments.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform penetration testing, threat modelling and code reviews (manual/automated) on different types of applications and environments,
  • Prepare and present detailed, written technical reports to the stakeholders and provide detailed remediation guidance,
  • Facilitate removal or remediation of vulnerabilities in collaboration with our broader engineering and operations teams,
  • Create and modify InfoSec tools to help to automate processes during a security audit.


  • Strong understanding of information security concepts,
  • Two years of experience performing manual web and network penetration testing at least, experience in red-team exercises preferred,
  • Advanced knowledge in at least two of the following areas: automation / development, cloud security, mobile security, web application security or Windows security,
  • Experience in describing security concepts to personnel of both technical and non-technical backgrounds,
  • Good verbal and written communication English skills required,
  • You are a hacker; you like to learn and dive deep into technical stuff. Hence, a bachelor’s degree in IT is not mandatory, but you do need to have a similar level of knowledge of IT topics.


Contract of employment (permanent contract after trial period)

  • Possible hybrid model (2 days from the office in a week)
  • Staff travel benefits from day one
  • Creative work tax deduction
  • Multisport card
  • Private health care
  • Group insurance scheme

Other benefits:

  • Option to participate in trainings and conferences
  • Possibility to meet your colleagues in other offices
  • Annual events (i.e. St. Patrick’s Day)
  • Regular social meetings
  • Paid referral system
  • New office building surrounded by great dinettes right in the city centre

Apply today to discuss the role in more detail!

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