[Closed] Senior SecOps Engineer (£80K - £110K) / London or UK-Remote

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What we're looking for

We have been tasked by a UK-based well-funded (Series B) and fast-growing travel curation enterprise to recruit a Senior Security Operations Engineer.

This is a wonderful opportunity for talented Security operations engineer to take a prominent role within the company. Security Operations Engineer is a new role at our client's organization giving an opportunity to shape the security strategy within one of Europe's fastest-growing scale ups. As the first Security hire within the Engineering team, you'll have a significant impact on driving the client's internal security strategy and building a modern security culture in an agile and cross-functional team.


  • Working within the Platform Engineering team, create and execute a backlog of infrastructure improvements to build programmatically driven security policies with monitoring & alerting.
  • You will use your previous experience and learnings to lead and shape the client's world class SecOps function
  • Champion security within the technology teams by increasing their understanding of vulnerabilities and remediation practices, encourage them to apply security thinking to everything they build.
  • Empower teams to own their security practices through common tooling and automation, and hold them accountable to the outcomes
  • Own the security testing strategy of our products using both structured and explorative approaches to identify vulnerabilities and educate our teams about the impact and improvements
  • Collaborate with our internal IT function to implement and roll out a centralised identity & access management system and other company-wide security policies.
  • Maintain, review and improve our existing security practices within product & infrastructure teams

The client uses React, TypeScript and GraphQL across web & mobile. They use Next.js for the their web applications, React Native on mobile, and federated Apollo GraphQL for data fetching. The client's design system is built on styled-components, with Storybook powering the development our shared component library. Cloud infra is on AWS and tooling includes Circle CI, Terraform and Kubernetes.

The position is available to be fully "remote" for UK based candidates OR face-to-face at the client's development centre in South East London, UK

Visa sponsorships to relocate to the UK ARE NOT available unfortunately

UK remote-based successful candidates can be fully remote with limited travel (company sponsored outings/activities)

Benefits & Work Environment

The environment the client can offer you:

  • The client is results focused so you can choose your own hours & take as much vacation as you need to drive results and perform at your best.
  • Everyone is an equity owner in the company.
  • Stock options
  • Flexible schedule
  • Office gym
  • Work from home option
  • 3-months paid paternity/maternity leave
  • Business travel insurance
  • Free breakfast and snacks
  • Business phone use re-imbursement
  • UK Pension - the client offers the statutory entitlement (5% contribution on your side, 3% on the client's side).
  • Through 3rd party providers, any parents of children under 5 can access the client's Workplace Nursery scheme, which works through salary sacrifice. You can choose any approved nursery. If your monthly nursery fees are £1,000 you can save around £4,200 per year.
  • Cycle scheme benefits - The client is part of Cycle scheme, which is an employee benefit that saves you up to 39% on a bike and accessories. You choose a package, hire it for an agreed length of time, then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. You pay nothing upfront and the payments are taken tax-free, monthly, efficiently from your salary. Permanent employees are eligible for this benefit after 3 months. You are allowed to claim up to £1,500 for this benefit.

How to Apply

If this is something which resonates with your career growth and development path, do share your CV with us at jobs@rekruuto.com with subject title - SSO-AWS-787