Technology is at the heart of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and is the driving force behind its success. Our in-house technology team allows The Group to give customers and brand partners the best possible experience across content and commerce, and to continually innovate and lead the online luxury industry.

Role purpose:

As our Application Security Engineer, you will help to maintain the safest and most secure shopping experience for our customers. Our product engineering teams will rely on your expert guidance to architect, build and verify the security of their solutions. You will help to improve visibility and make security measurable by integrating tools in the software delivery pipeline. You must be able to use a balance of offensive and defensive skills to engineer solutions that add to our defence portfolio.

Skills and Experience


  • Good understanding of software vulnerabilities
  • Expert in building repeatable and automated security test suites
  • Expert in integrating vulnerability scanners into software delivery pipelines
  • Good understanding of architectural patterns like REST
  • Expert in one programming language, preferably java and/or python
  • Experience with tools like Stash, Git and Jenkins
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

Advantageous skills and experience:

  • Experience in applying TDD principles to security
  • Experience with identity management platforms and applying authentication/authorisation protocols like SAML and OAuth to REST service

Reports to: Head of InfoSec 

Location: London, W12

Hours: 37.5

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments for your interview please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an unrivalled offering including multi-brand in-season online stores NET-A-PORTER, MR PORTER, multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”. Through a joint venture established in 2012, YOOX NET -A-PORTER GROUP has partnered with Kering to manage the ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES of several of the French Group’s luxury brands.

Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 2.5 million high-spending customers, 27 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and combined 2015 net revenues of €1.7 billion. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange as YNAP. For further information: www.ynap.com.

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