API Security Architect

Posted date:  Jan 7, 2022

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Our Exciting Opportunity

At Solution Area Enterprise Systems, within Ericsson Group IT, we run IT like a business. This means focusing on the value we deliver; on top of costs we generate. We make the step from consuming technology to actively identify, cultivate, and develop new technology – but only that which will deliver value to our customers!

We are now looking for an API Security Architect to join our team.

In this global role, you will be part of a hard-working team working with digital product API. As an API Security Architect you will be working with an engaging group of API architects within API enablement center, proposing solutions and driving standard methodologies. You will interact with Product Owners, Transformation Managers, Technical Managers, Solution Architects Ericsson employees, who are work for Ericsson Group API and B2B integration capabilities.

This team is responsible for Scaling-API and B2B Integrations Solutions that supports Ericsson Group business worldwide. Scaling-API is a digital product, being incubated in a venture funding model. B2B Integrations Solutions seeks to meet Ericsson customer and partner need of commerce data and information. This team also primes in other company-wide change programs, like Digital Transformation, IT Modernization, Automation etc, in addition to redefining existing Services/Solutions through crafting enabling products.

We truly believe in happiness; we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do and value each other’s technical competence deeply!


You will

  • Be part and contribute in crafting an agile and productive work environment, that is international in nature.
  • Pro-actively ensure availability of API security information through design reviews.
  • Collaborate with IT Product Managers and coordinate with them to define, select, develop, implement, and handle required API Security solutions to protect APIs from all sorts of external and/or internal security threats.
  • Handle demands, order requests and internal/external requirements, safeguarding security services, products and architecture.
  • Support and perform API security monitoring and testing and chip in to internal and external IT security assessments or audits.
  • Good Expereince in performing IT security incidents in accordance with agreed and established process
  • Establish and demonstrate interfaces to relevant internal or external functions and specialists.


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Work experience: Should have 8+ years of total work experience within IT domain, with 3+ years of proven similar work experience in API Security area.
  • Solid background in API (application programming interface) development Security requirements (e.g. Authentication vs. Authorization, API Keys. OAuth 2.0, SAML, etc.)
  • Solid grasp on security topics like Single Sign On, IAAA Framework, Cloud Security, Security Protocols, Risk Management, Access Control, Cryptography, Operations Security and Communication Security, Principles of SAST and DAST.
  • Good Understanding and experience of Agile delivery model.
  • Proven experience in IT and API Security design and architecture which include solution architecture work to identify technical vulnerabilities and possible mitigations to them.
  • Demonstrable experience in IT Security, Information Security, Data Privacy, IT Application Development, Application Maintenance or Operations.
  • Understanding of different access management controls like RBAC/ABAC etc.
  • Business understanding from IT perspective, and understanding of IT Security linkage in Application development lifecycle. (Concept to Retire)
  • Data Privacy Knowledge i.e. GDPR.
  • Experience with regulatory requirements such as e.g. SOX, information security or IT security standards, Ericsson steering document.
  • Solid grasp of ISO 27002 controls and how they should be implemented to secure Ericsson’s information technology environments.


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of daring decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where compassion and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to create an impact is endless.



Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.

Primary country and city:  Romania (RO)   ||  Romania : Bucharest : Bucharest || Romania : Timisoara : Timisoara  
Req ID: 656093  

Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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