Senior Security Engineer

Posted 2 June by Circle Recruitment
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Senior Security Engineer

Salary range available £60,000 - £70,000 and discretionary share options, London or WFH

The Role:

Working for a digital online library, the company provides access to Literature and learning material that are normally only found on print. As the Senior Security Engineer you'll work towards instilling DevSecOps practices, conducting security threat mapping, lead training and development in security and conduct monitoring activities.


+ Help co-define security standards, processes and governance across the organisation working with senior software & infrastructure engineers to implement DevSecOps practices.

+ Conduct penetration testing and vulnerability assessments against our portfolio of applications and assist in implementing countermeasures and improvements.

+ Lead training sessions with our development teams on implementing application security best practices.

+ Conduct monitoring activities, lead any incident response activities, manage our bug bounty programme and lead any subsequent investigations that arise.

+ Work with our technical leaders conducting security threat mapping activities against our assets.


+ Strong understanding of modern web applications, cloud (AWS) and containers.

+ CISSP/GSEC/CISM- If you have these then there is NO tech test at interview

+ Knowledge of computer networking and operating systems.

+ 3 years experience in a cyber security role.

It's a plus if you have:

+ Good understanding of Javascript (Node.js) & Python.

+ Knowledge of ISO27001.

+ A degree in a related subject

Benefits include:

+ £60,000 to £70,000 + discretionary share options

+ Flexible work from home, this might be reviewed after Covid to hybrid role

+ Annual training budget for everyone's personal development

+ 2 days + 8 bank holidays + the office will be shut for certain days over the Christmas holidays

+ Subsidised Gym or Health Insurance

If this sounds of interest please get in touch today!

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