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Lead Security Engineer Geneva, Switzerland

Lead Security Engineer Description


EPAM is actively looking for a seasoned Lead Security Engineer in Geneva to work in the fintech space. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of zero-trust architecture and security standards as well as a strong background in implementing complex cyber security systems.

You'll work alongside highly skilled consultants, designers, architects and fellow engineers. Together, you'll enable our customers to forge ahead of their competition and disrupt the market with cutting-edge technology solutions.

If you're seeking career growth, opportunities to contribute to high-stakes projects and a vibrant team bursting with ingenuity, EPAM is the perfect place for you!

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement from Geneva. We are open to relocations and cross border commuters for this position.


  • Regularly analyze current security protocols and measures to evaluate their effectiveness within a zero-trust framework
  • Develop, implement and maintain security policies and procedures in accordance with the zero-trust model
  • Manage the integration of security systems and measures to ensure optimal protection and compliance
  • Maintain knowledge of the latest security trends, threats and technologies that could impact our security architecture
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure organizational-wide compliance to security policies and regulations


  • Security or IT-focused university degree (Bachelors) OR equivalent experience
  • Proven experience as a security engineer with specific expertise in zero-trust architectures
  • Strong understanding of network and security infrastructure
  • Ability to interpret and translate security requirements into practical solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of the French language is a significant advantage

Our Benefits Include

  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Extended pension plan
  • Daily sickness allowance insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral program
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Global business travel medical and accident insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities, including in-house professional training, career advisory and coaching, sponsored professional certifications, well-being programs, LinkedIn Learning Solutions and much more
  • EPAM Switzerland was named a Top Company 2022, 2023 & 2024 by Kununu for its people centric culture built on life-long learning
  • Certain benefits and perks may be subject to eligibility requirements

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential


  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks
  • We do not accept CVs from recruiting or staffing agencies
  • For this position, we are able to consider applications from the following:
    • Swiss nationals
    • EU/EFTA nationals
    • Third-country nationals based in Switzerland with an appropriate work permit
    • Displaced people from Ukraine who are currently in Switzerland and hold, or have already applied for, S permits

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