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Security Engineer

  • Job reference: 38081
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £550 - £600 per day

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Short Description of the Job

We are currently looking for a Security Engineer to join a key client of ours team based in London. The successful candidate will work closely with the head of security to define and develop the necessary tools and processes that will improve the business security posture.

This role will grant exposure to information security management, offensive security and defensive security in an agile environment, and will require extensive collaboration with the all the different teams, including development, platform, risk, and architecture. As part of the duties, the engineer will be required to produce excellent documentation on all the different security practices.

This is an exciting role to become a key member in a growing security team. Working in a digital-only environment will require the engineer to adhere to agile practices and ensure that the business is on the forefront of modern security. we believe the best software engineering is done in an agile, iterative way, and we believe that the best security practices follow the same pattern.


  • Work with multiple stakeholders, in both engineering and business capabilities, to understand implementation and process decisions and help improve them.
  • Evangelize the security posture. Security is not a silo for us, it's embedded in everything we do.
  • Work with security tooling and be able to develop more tools as we grow.
  • Promote and implement new security initiatives.
  • Document applications, data and technology architecture using Confluence, and UML (if necessary).
  • Document all security practises and systems, ranging from business-level security down to technology-level security (e.g. TLS certificate management etc).
  • Feedback and present documentation to key stakeholders within the company and people within the business.

Since it's a small team a passion and desire to broaden your knowledge is a must, having the opportunity to work with:

  • Mobile application security, REST APIs and websites.
  • Code scanning, dependency scanning and vulnerability management in heterogeneous environments.
  • Network and platform security including Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka and AWS

Knowledge and experience

  • Experience with at least one scripting language and one development language
  • Wide exposure to a variety of different code management, build and deployment tools, such as JIRA, BitBucket Enterprise, Git, NPM, Webpack, TeamCity, Artifactory
  • Experience working in a fast-paced highly collaborative environment
  • A clear communicator to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience both breaking and building heterogeneous environments
  • Experience with application, platform or business security practices
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