Principal Security Engineer (m/f)

  • Full time
  • Team: Security
  • Linz
  • 4.59 / 5 on kununu
Are you an experienced engineer with a focus on Web-/Internet Security? Do you want to join a global leader that enables digital transformation? Are you looking for teammates who appreciate open communication and face challenges together?
Who we are: Dynatrace is a leading software product company founded in Linz, Austria with more than 1,800 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

  • Implementing new scalable approaches for improving product security and ensuring the roll out of these approaches at Dynatrace
  • Reviewing software architecture together with our engineering teams
  • Evaluation of potential vulnerabilities
  • Coordination of mitigation and incident handling activities, generating threat models and performing risk assessments
  • Identification of new attack vectors, development and deployment of mitigation and prevention strategies
  • Design and development of software solutions and security tests to automate security scans and penetration tests

Your profile

  • Technical degree related to IT security
  • Minimum of five years professional security engineering experience
  • Excellent knowledge of typical threats, analysis of vulnerabilities and their prevention
  • Coding skills for developing security tools (Java, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Bash, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of network protocols and security concepts
  • Experience with securing applications and cloud infrastructures

You will love this job if

  • 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.
Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 60,000 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience. 

Seeing is believing. Check out the Dynatrace free trial and apply online.

Dynatrace Austria GmbH 
Freistädterstraße 313 
4040 Linz

Benefits of becoming one of us:


World leading

& diverse

Flexible working

Regular team

Education &


Discount for public


Free fruits
& cereals

Check out all our employee benefits here.

Join us now!