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Security Engineer – London – Web and Cloud Security

Cyber Security

City of London Permanent £80000 - £85000 per annum

Security Engineer – London – £80,000 – Plus Benefits – exposure to ISO 27001 or similar based security polices and standards – Security Engineer – London – £80,000 – Plus Benefits – Security Engineer – London – £80,000 – Plus Benefits


To ensure that the security solutions being designed and delivered are aligned with the enterprise security architecture, supporting the transition of the security architecture from its current to its planned future state.
To lead and provide strategic oversight to ensure and assure the beneficial and cost-effective security change across key accounts, through the evaluation of business strategies and requirements providing advice, guidance and assurance.

The successful candidate will need Knowledge around security of web services / Application stack knowledge. This is a broad role that looks at internal and external security.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide security advice and guidance to business and delivery teams ensuring solutions are consistent with the enterprise security roadmap whilst balancing business values and security risk.
  • Advise on security architecture and proportionate risk controls to address security threats and vulnerabilities within new and legacy IT systems and infrastructure.
  • Recommend changes to IT systems in order to bring them into compliance with security policy, standards, blueprints and roadmaps.
  • Influence stakeholders to adopt architecturally sound approaches to the management of risk.
  • Advise on the translation of business requirements into secure IT solutions and migration roadmaps.
  • Preparation and documentation of standard security operating procedures and protocols
  • Provide assurance that identified solutions or countermeasures mitigate identified information risks.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Knowledge/Experience/Technical Skills Required


  • Proven experience in the design, implementation and operation of scaled IT security services and capabilities, ideally within a large government organisation or complex large scale multi supplier organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to articulate complex technical issues into business focused terms and communicate to Stakeholders.
  • Expertise in IT security risk in a business context
  • Exposure to web application security and penetration testing.
  • Strong technical aptitude and exposure to ISO 27001 or similar based security polices and standards.
  • Exposure to securing the software development lifecycle and to project management disciplines.
  • Excellent organisational and technical documentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of Information Security including threats, attacks, and vulnerability management.
  • Deep understanding of secure development practices, with practical experience of cyber security, privacy protection, cloud security, identity management, situational awareness, protective monitoring, security operations, risk management and reporting.

This is a perm role based in London – please contact skelly@welovesalt.com for more info

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