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Senior Security Engineer

Location: London | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP60000 – GBP80000
Sector: Financial Services

Contact Details

Name: Sam Finn

Are you an experienced Cyber Security Engineer with a passion for DevSecOps & Cloud? Are you looking to work with an exciting growth-stage Fintech? I am currently recruiting for a Senior Security Engineer to be responsible for operating security platforms and creating and maintaining security capabilities for the technology team, including software and platform engineers.

Job Responsibilities of the Senior Security Engineer


  • Acting as a subject matter expert for Security Engineering across the business, specifically in DevSecOps and Cloud Security but covering the full breadth of Security
  • Scope and manage security testing across the business
  • Work with Senior Management to implement Security Engineering capabilities
  • Be the main point of contact for the technology team to discuss technical security concerns and requirements
  • Build security capabilities to be used by development and platform teams (e.g. container scanning, configuration hardening, dynamic analysis)
  • Support the Cloud Security strategy, predominantly AWS
  • Manage the Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platform
  • Work with development and engineering teams to ensure a secure-by-design model
  • Support development and platform teams with implementing and effectively using security capabilities, manually and on CI/CD systems
  • Facilitate Threat Modelling
  • Support the management of ISO27001 certification


Desirable Skills and Experience of the Senior Security Engineer

  • Previous experience working in a similar Security Engineering role  
  • Passion for DevSecOps & Cloud Security
  • Practical experience with Threat Modelling
  • Experience delivering security automation, secure-by-design & DevSecOps capabilities
  • Experience with CI/CD systems and in building modules to support consumption of security capabilities
  • Software Engineering experience with knowledge of programming languages
  • Experience selecting, implementing and configuring security tooling
  • Exposure to AWS & Cloud environments
  • Ability to work in an autonomous role
  • Security certifications are desirable