Lead Security Engineer

Job Title: Lead Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £50000 - £89000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: dw42r_1584690300
Contact Name: Matthew Pearce
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2020 07:45

Job Description

Security Engineer / Pen Tester / Bath / Software & Systems

A key client in the Software Space is seeking a Security Engineer. This company improve the efficiencies and outputs of software engineering teams worldwide and have an impressive customer base both in EMEA and US. They process over 1 billion hits to their systems daily empowering software engineering teams to make data-driven decisions around their outputs.

Responsibilities of the Security Engineer

  • Assess and ensure we meet the security requirements of our customers.
  • Ensure compliance with customers' local regulations for the storing and handling of their data, such as GDPR and CCPA.
  • Organise a regular pen-test and act appropriately on the results.
  • Ensure all our I.T. systems are as secure as they can practically be.
  • Manage the monitoring of all I.T. systems for potential security incidents and ensure all activity on those systems is accountable.
  • Manage the investigation and disclosure of any detected security incidents.
  • Advocate for best security practices within the organisation - providing relevant training to other employees.
  • Provide oversight into new application development to ensure all features are delivered in a secure manner.

The Ideal Security Engineer Profile;

  • You have 5+ years of engineering experience with at least 3 in security engineering.
  • You have experience with one of the major cloud platforms: AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • You have experience designing and maintaining secure networks.
  • You are comfortable working with a Linux or other *nix flavour system.
  • You are quick to learn new skills and solve problems.
  • You have the ability to take ownership of all stages of a project.
  • You have experience working within a team and communicate well with others.

Bonus points for

  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Experience with microservices in production.
  • Experience with intrusion detection systems (IDS).
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Experience working in a B2B security focused role
  • CISSP, CCSP, SSCP certification or similar.

Security Engineer / Pen Tester / Bath / Software & Systems