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Senior Security Engineer

  • Job reference: 49435
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Package

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Senior Security Engineer

Are you passionate about all things cyber security, and interested in bleeding edge technology? Well I am currently partnered with a really exciting FinTech in Manchester who are building out their Security Engineering Function.

This is a completely greenfield site, where you will have the chance to be part of building a cutting edge Sec Eng function right from the start. The business has huge plans for Security, and the CISO wants people who are interested in security innovation! Huge scope of developing in the role, and getting your hands on bleeding edge tech!

The Security Engineering team is responsible for:

  • Performing technical analysis, threat modelling and attack surface review
  • Developing and implementing cloud security controls
  • Researching industry trends and new technology
  • Acting as subject matter expert regarding Application, Infrastructure and Cloud security
  • Scoping Penetration Test and conducting vulnerability assessments

In summary the Security Engineer will:

  • Act as a lead resource for projects
  • Improve existing processes & capabilities
  • Use automated tooling to verify controls
  • Create thorough documentation of security solutions, assessments and best practices to develop a knowledge base for use by team members
  • Have excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Assist the security operation function where necessary with incident response activities and investigations

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct security reviews for projects in the form of :
    • Architectural /Attack Surface review/ Threat modeling
    • Automated vulnerability assessment
  • Provide guidance and mitigation for issues vulnerabilities identified and prioritize issues based on risk weighting
  • Act a central point of contact for all developer security related questions & issues.
  • Ensures communication of and compliance to the approved Security principles, policies and standards by the project team.
  • Ensure Security Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Decisions are captured
  • Support a continuous testing program with in a CI:CD pipeline
  • Be the escalation point for any critical Security issues on assigned project(s)

Please feel free to drop me a line directly to find out more about this exciting opportunity at

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