Information Security Consultant

2 - 10 yrs exp
2 - 10 yrs exp
About opportunityAbout opportunity

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform security testing of web applications, Android, and iOS mobile applications
  • Work on new product features to make Ola users and data more secure by involving right from the walkthrough of the product features and practicing secure SDLC
  • Think out of the box in building attack scenarios
  • Come up with the threat landscape right from the inception of the idea to product solution to the architecture and implementation of the solution
  • Proactively identify vulnerabilities across our platform and recommend fixes
  • Voluntarily taking up the ownership of the tasks and completing them in-time
  • Inclination towards learning multiple areas of security and build competency to deliver a wide spectrum of security like cloud security, operating systems etc.
  • Adapt to technologies/languages/platforms/frameworks of the time
  • Innovate to identify the security vulnerabilities as fast as possible in the lifecycle
  • Promote the culture of security first at Ola
  • Identifying the problem statements which upon solving will increase the security posture of Ola

Experience & Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of security vulnerabilities not just limited to OWASP Top 10
  • Experience in doing security assessments on web applications, Android and iOS mobile applications in microservice architecture
  • Experience in using the security tools to carry out the manual as well as automated security assessments
  • Experience working with common product flows like payment gateway integration, authentication etc.
  • Knowledge of how applications get built which may help in multiple scenarios to break the very things
  • Knowledge and understanding of Python, Java, PHP, C, C++, SQL, Javascript, Ruby, NodeJS, Go etc. is a huge plus
  • Passion for security, and a practical and balanced approach to security issues
  • Ability to visualize the root cause of the behavior of the applications or systems setup
  • Curiosity in knowing how things work in different conditions
  • Independent, self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with teams ranging from product to engineering teams
  • Strong resolve to following-up with various teams in the Org
  • Contributions to the security community is a huge plus


  • M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
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Interview RoundsInterview rounds

The interview steps for this job would consist of 4 rounds which would be as follows :

Round 1 - Real time problem solving where the candidate is supposed to come with his/her laptop and solve security issues

Round 2 - Technical Discussion 1

Round 3 - Technical Discussion 2

Round 4 - Hiring Manager Round

Hiring Team
About Ola

Ola is bringing technology and transport together. Founded in 2011 by Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola is one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies. Ola integrates city transportation for customers and drivers onto a mobile technology platform, ensuring convenient, transparent, safe and quick service fulfilment. We are focused on leveraging the best of technology and building innovative mobility solutions ground-up, that are relevant on a global scale. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 125+ cities in India, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK can connect with over 1.5 million drivers with a diverse range of vehicles.

Driven by a hyperlocal approach, Ola is committed to its mission of building mobility for a billion people.

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