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Senior Security Engineer AWS

Job Title: Senior Security Engineer AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/13958/A/KS/230719_1563879492
Contact Name: Information Security Team
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior Security Engineer (AWS). Want to work on tech for good; take ownership and build a team whilst enjoying a good work life / balance? Join this scientific start-up software house that provide a Knowledge Discovery and Intelligent Search product for the medical / drug discovery industry, enabling critical, life saving drugs to be brought to market quicker.

As the Senior Security Engineer you will work closely with Site Reliability, Application and Data management teams to ensure the security of the company's cloud (AWS) based infrastructure, services and datasets. This is a challenging role where you will take ownership of designing and implementing a company wide cloud security strategy; provide threat assessments for each AWS environment and identify risks associated with current practices.

Remaining hands-on you will drive the remediation of identified vulnerabilities, architect SecOps pipelines and develop threat detection strategies to identify activities and attacks. Partnering with Data managers you will design technical controls around access to sensitive datasets and ensure they are compliant with regulators.

As the company grows you will build a team around you and take a leadership / management route, being instrumental in the company's growth and success.

*Strong experience as a Security Engineer with a deep and broad range of knowledge
*Indepth knowledge of AWS including a good understanding of the AWS shared responsibility model (KMS, CloudTrail, CloudWatch and GuardDuty)
*Extensive knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration
*Knowledge of network protocols, data flows and their vulnerabilities
*Extensive knowledge of key security practices in access control, application security, network security, security architecture and security strategy
*Knowledge of security issues associated with containers (Docker, Kubernetes), distributed systems and large-scale web applications
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Degree educated, 2.1 or above Computer Science or similar technical discipline

As a Senior Security Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £100k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Senior Security Engineer opportunity.