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Information Security Manager Full-time

at Freshdesk Inc in Chennai (Published at 28-11-2014)

Freshdesk makes customer happiness refreshingly easy. Launched in 2010, Freshdesk has over 30,000 customers across the world, including 3M, Cisco, Honda, Hugo Boss, University of Pennsylvania, The Atlantic, and QuizUp. With powerful features, an easy to use interface, and a freemium pricing model, Freshdesk’s cloud-based customer support software enables companies of all sizes to support customers through email, phone calls, websites, forums and social media channels. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has a development center in Chennai, India.


  • Perform application and infrastructure penetration tests and review source code for security.
  • Document vulnerabilities and provide recommendations / countermeasures.
  • Provide consulting services as required to Firm staff on security risks security related issues.
  • Keep up with industry trends in security space.
  • Liaise with Application Development teams and work towards improving the security posture of applications.


  • Strong technical knowledge in performing manual/automated web application security assessments using open-source and commercial security tools (ex. Burp Suite, vulnerability scanners, local proxies etc) across web technologies and various operating systems.
  • Ability to perform web services security testing.
  • Any of these Certifications: OSCP, CISSP, CISM, CCSK

•5-8 years of relevant industry experience in Information Security
•Proficient in Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems.
•Knowledge of Cloud penetration testing.
•Strong knowledge of industry best practices and technologies to address common vulnerabilities.
•Excellent communication, analytically, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
•Strong team-oriented interpersonal and collaboration skills.
•Self-starter, proactive in nature
•Good to have security source code review skills for different languages/Frameworks (HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, Java, Ruby on Rails) and advice teams on secure coding guidelines.

P.s: Should be willing to relocate to Chennai,India

Note: Applications have been closed.

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