Cyber Security Specialist


About the company:

Avenue Code is the leading software consultancy focused on delivering end-to-end development solutions for digital transformation across every vertical. We’re privately held, profitable, and have been on a solid growth trajectory since day one. We care deeply about our clients, our partners, and our people. We prefer the word ‘partner’ over ‘vendor’, and our investment in professional relationships is a reflection of that philosophy. We pride ourselves on our technical acumen, our collaborative problem-solving ability, and the warm professionalism of our teams.

Avenue Code has been believing in and promoting plurality actions for over 10 years, understanding that recognizing differences and fostering a safe environment, employment opportunities, representation, and support are the best ways to promote an increasingly equitable culture.

About the opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced cyber security professional to join our team being responsible for administration and operation of network and Security Infrastructures.

This is a hybrid role in Porto.


– Administration and Operation of Network and Security Infrastructures:

– Responsible for the installation and configuration of network equipment, prioritizing automation through CLI or IaC platforms.

– Implement security best practices by hardening configurations and ensuring compliance with standards such as PCI-DSS.

– Oversee capacity management and performance optimization to ensure high availability and reliability of our infrastructures.

– Conduct analysis and mitigation of security incidents, particularly those affecting perimeter security systems.

Required Qualifications:

– Specialization in Network and Perimeter Security Technologies:

. In-depth experience with Anti-DDoS solutions and Web Application Firewalls to protect critical financial data and systems.

– Proficiency with Equipment:

. Preferable experience with Palo Alto Firewalls and WAF for secure financial transactions.

. Hands-on experience with Fortinet Firewalls and WAF.

. Knowledge of F5 Load Balancing and WAF for managing high-volume data traffic.

– Comprehensive Knowledge:

. Strong understanding of network, system, and application management within a financial technology environment.

– Language Proficiency:

. Fluent in Portuguese, both written and verbal.

. Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

– Software Skills:

. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Nice to Have:

– Experience managing CheckPoint firewalls in a secure, high-availability context.

– Expertise in administering CISCO ACI infrastructures.

– Familiarity with configuration automation platforms, such as Ansible and Terraform, for efficient and scalable infrastructure management.

– Experience with ticketing tools and compliance standards like PCI-DSS and ITIL/ISO20000, which are critical for regulatory compliance in the financial sector.

– Basic project management skills to support technology projects aligned with business goals.

Avenue Code reinforces its commitment to privacy and to all the principles guaranteed by the most accurate global data protection laws, such as GDPR, LGPD, CCPA and CPRA. The Candidate data shared with Avenue Code will be kept confidential and will not be transmitted to disinterested third parties, nor will it be used for purposes other than the application for open positions. As a Consultancy company, Avenue Code may share your information with its clients and other Companies from the CompassUol Group to which Avenue Code’s consultants are allocated to perform its services.