Dev SecOps Engineer/ AWS Security Engineer - London

Dev SecOps Engineer/ AWS Security Engineer - London

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security & IT Risk

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Nitek

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Highly exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's fastest growing technology companies who are market leaders in their field. On offer is the chance to join a newly formed team in a lead position.

Key responsibilities in the role will include:

  • Applying Security-as-Code principles across the board to improve security of the product suite & provide training, mentoring, and best practices to the teams.
  • Leading the development of an automated framework for Security Tool deployment and development, leveraging various scripting languages and open source solutions.
  • Architecting and designing API Security, Container Security, AWS Cloud Security.
  • Developing the automation of security and compliance capabilities in support of DevOps processes
  • Implementing security features and monitoring tools, performing periodic security assessments
  • Responding swiftly to new and emerging security threats and vulnerabilities, investigate suspected attacks and help manage security incidents, including providing post-mortem analysis, identify causes, develop solutions and preventive measures.
  • Being an integral part of the Information security incident process
  • Managing the development, refresh and implementation of security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures
  • Building relationships with all staff to promote security throughout the business

Key skills needed:

As a trusted technical authority, you'll become a go-to person for all things Security engineering, who has can demonstrate and apply the following;

  • Solid understanding of the following AWS Suites of service:
    • 'Security, Identity & Compliance'
    • 'Management Tools'
    • 'Compute' & 'Storage'
    • 'Networking & Content Delivery'
  • CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform)
  • Working knowledge of Vulnerability/compliance, Patch management, Anti-malware, Access Control Management toolsets
  • Demonstrable understanding of DLP/IDS/IPS technologies, ability to construct custom signatures and investigate intercepted traffic/logs
  • Strong Technical knowledge of secure engineering principles, privacy (DPA / GDPR) and compliance law and standards (OWASP\ISO\ISF\NIST)
  • Experience supporting, monitoring and alerting on high availability systems and scalable architectures from a security perspective
  • Using a different programming language or technology is an opportunity that you will not let you pass by.
  • Able to balance the demands of delivering high quality and demanding timescales.
  • Hold yourself accountable to delivering on your commitments.
  • Your every action demonstrates that collaboration is the best way to deliver awesome products

It would be great if you also could bring

  • A desire to constantly challenge the norm
  • Willing to attend conferences, webinars and meet-ups and share the learning.
  • Experience of using automation to solve complex problems e.g. Machine Learning
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS products and tools.