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IT Security Engineer

  • Job reference: ML - 37348
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: DevOps, Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £650 - £700 per day

IT Security Engineer

Well known Financial Services organisation require an IT Security Engineer. The role will include risk assessments, advising teams on security requirements and implementing security controls.

The IT Security Engineer will be the subject-matter expert for security, working alongside software engineers, DevOps engineers and data scientists.

We're seeking a security specialist with a broad understanding and experience of the agile workflow and the software development lifecycle. You'll also have experience of having worked within an environment with an emphasis on automation from development through to operations.

The IT Security Engineer will have the following skills & knowledge:

  • Ability to defend and substantiate decisions on security.
  • The desire to remain at the forefront of technology.
  • Write up security stories for the backlog and to be acted upon in sprints.
  • Experience in a finance or fintech environment.
  • Expertise in a cloud-based environment, ideally with Google Cloud.
  • Previously worked in an agile team.
  • Advise on and ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of a
  • CI/CD Pipeline.
  • Audit cloud security controls.
  • Develop Security test cases to implement into CI tooling.
  • Ensure that API integration is conducted in a secure manner.
  • Review risk and threat of new security vulnerabilities.
  • Appreciation of DevOps and CI/CD practices.
  • Ideally, an ability to read source code and identify vulnerabilities
  • Any expreince with the following Tech Stack would be ideal:
    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Kubernetes (with Helm, Docker, Minikube)
    • The PyData stack (pandas, sklearn, statsmodels, etc)
    • Gitlab (and Gitlab CI)
    • Terraform
    • Flask
    • Celery

Should you be interested, please do not hesitate to get in contact with Molly.Lamb@lafosse.com or call me on 02079321644.

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