Open-Source Consultant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1403379

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Open-Source Consultant based in Belfast.

Open-Source Consultant – 20530BR

Location: Belfast, UK

Black Duck is highly-trusted “gold standard” for open source audits. We deliver many hundreds of audits per year, mainly for clients engaged in M&A transactions, acquiring tech companies. We discover, illuminate and help mitigate open source risks in the target company’s code. Projects typically run .5 – 2 weeks and are delivered by an individual or small team.

We are seeking an experienced individual contributor to deliver code assessment services to our customers in a fast-paced environment based out of our Belfast, UK office.  This position will report directly to the Manager of Black Duck On-Demand.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyse code to discover open source content and assess license and security risk
  • Create reports and deliver results
  • Learn everything there is to know about open source licensing and security vulnerabilities
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the capabilities of the Black Duck applications, architecture, and development tools to properly and creatively use features to meet client needs


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science or IT-related degree preferred)
  • 1 – 2 years of development experience with in a one or more of the following programming languages: Java, C#, C++. JavaScript, PHP or Perl
  • 1 – 2 years experience in a technical business environment with specific focus in software development and/or software implementation
  • Ability and willingness to investigate/review source code and other software objects and make decisions based on understanding the code
  • Ability to present information and findings to a customer in a clear and concise manner
  • Customer facing experience is highly valued and is a plus
  • Familiarity with open source software, third party licensing, open source approval processes, or license compliance governance is highly valued and is a plus
  • Experience with software development tools, including IDE’s, Code Repositories, and Build Tools is a plus

About Software Integrity Group (SIG), Synopsys

Synopsys offers the most comprehensive portfolio of software security solutions in the market. We go beyond traditional testing services to help our clients identify, remediate, and prevent vulnerabilities in the applications that power their business.

Our holistic approach to application security offers a balance of managed and professional services and products tailored to fit your specific needs. We don’t stop when the test is over. Our experts also provide remediation guidance, program design services, and training that empower you to build and maintain secure applications.

To find out more or to apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.