Lead Cyber Security Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom
Delivery & Practices > Cyber Security Practice

Location: UK-based (remote working) but with offices in Bristol, Manchester, London & Swansea.

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We believe we can use tech to make public services better. We also believe this can happen best when our own team represents the society that actually uses the services we work on. We’re collectively continuing to grow a culture that is happy, healthy, safe and inspiring for people of all backgrounds and experiences, so we encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply for roles with us.

When you apply, we’ll put you in touch with a talent partner who can help with any needs or adjustments we may need to make to help with your application. This includes alternative formats for documents, the time allotted for interviews and any other needs. We also welcome any feedback on how we can improve the experience for future candidates.

Lead Security Engineer

As a Lead Security Engineer you will work closely with clients to help inform their security strategy and to ensure our teams are delivering secure digital services and cloud-based platforms, aligned to our customers risk tolerance. You will need to be comfortable sharing your knowledge and skills with others. We’d love to hear some examples of mentoring, coaching and growing team members. Maybe you will have written some blog posts about your discipline, or perhaps even delivered a talk or two.


Your role at Made Tech

  • Working directly with customers, you will lead cyber engineering work streams and embed into digital, data and technology teams to upskill them while managing risk and compliance
  • You will shaping cyber and information security strategy, managing continuous risk reduction across multiple digital or data services and cloud-based platforms.
  • You will be involved in the end-to-end security management process, including governance, risk and compliance, operational security, supply chain security and secure user management
  • You will Identify security issues in existing system designs, digital services (products) and platforms, including recommending mitigations that balance cost, risk and usability



Requirements

The following skills will be assessed during the application process

  • Working within a technology consultancy
  • Strong understanding of integrating security as part of a multidisciplinary approach to delivering digital services (products) and platforms utilising a DevSecOps approach and enabling Continuous Security as part of wider CI/CD tools and practices
  • Up-to-date understanding of, and ensuring compliance to, security standards and regulations including GDS Technology Code of Practice, NCSC Cyber Principles, ISO27001, SoC, NIST, PCI, and GDPR
  • Up-to-date understanding of testing the security of software and infrastructure using appropriate security tools including automated cloud-based tooling
  • Up-to-date understanding of network security (e.g. OSI, TCP/IP), web application security (e.g. OWASP) and cryptographic controls (e.g. PKI, TLS)
  • Up-to-date understanding of identity management and authentication/authorisation products and patterns
  • Evidence of self-development – we value keen learners
  • Drive to deliver outcomes for users
  • Desire to mentor others
  • Empathy and people skills

Here at Made Tech, we’re committed to building a happy and diverse workforce. Throughout your interview process, you are welcome to speak to anyone from the following diverse groups:

  • antiracist-activists
  • disability
  • lgbtqiaplus-allies-and-activists
  • neurodiversity
  • parents-carers
  • women-in-tech

This is completely optional but if you are interested in finding out more about life at Made Tech, please reach out to your respective agent or Talent Partner to set up a call.

Benefits

What we will provide you

Balancing life and work:

Making work as fabulous as possible:

  • 💻 Work Ready – We'll buy you a Macbook, ergonomic equipment, books, conferences, training, and more
  • 💡 Learning – We offer 12 days per year of personal learning time and a £300 personal learning budget
  • 🍽️ Friday Lunches – We randomly match up 8 colleagues every Friday and pay for lunch
  • 🍻 Friday Drinks – We pay for social drinks on a Friday

Compensating you fairly:

  • 💷 Transparent Salary Bands – We publish salary bands so you know you're being fairly compensated
  • 👌 Annual Salary Reviews – We review your salary on an annual basis
  • ⛷️ Pension Scheme – We provide a pension scheme so you can save for your future and we'll contribute to it
  • 🚄 Season Ticket Loan – We provide loans to help you pay for your travel
  • 🚲 Cycle To Work Scheme – We offer the cycle to work scheme to help pay for your bicycle
  • 🚕 Expenses Paid – Taxi to a meeting? Want to take a customer to lunch? Expenses are no hassle!