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Security Engineer

London, UK • Technology – Information Security • Permanent • SOC
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
The Security Engineering team has oversight of cloud and platform security and provides engineering guidance for the Security Operations Center (SOC) at SB. This role will work closely with the SOC and DevOps teams to ensure the security of the organisation’s cloud infrastructure, internal developer platform, and CI/CD pipeline.
Sitting within the broader Security Operations Team, you’ll be reporting into Jayne (Security Engineering Lead). The award-winning InfoSec team pride themselves on their combined effort and unity. Not only that, but you’ll be joining one of the most gender diverse teams in your field.

As our Security Engineer you’ll:

  • build and guide the SOC tooling (Splunk, Darktrace, Crowdstrike)
  • assist the SOC to design and build use cases for incident response and threat hunting
  • work with DevOps teams to secure and harden the cloud infrastructure, internal developer platform, and CI/CD pipeline
  • engineer orchestration and automation solutions to help secure the organisation’s technology estate, improve business processes, and simplify security operations
  • participate in security-focused sessions (presentations, tabletops, and CTFs)
  • proactively suggest improvements to the organisation’s security operations ways of working

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • working with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Terraform or AWS Cloudformation or has worked in a SOC, Application Security, or other technical security role
  • knowledgeable in information/cyber security and engineering
  • working with secure cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • able to do  scripting in languages such as bash, go, python, and PowerShell
  • hands-on with SIEM or other centralised logging concepts and technologies such as Elastic SIEM, Splunk, Logrhythm, and Exabeam, including log ingestion and the creation of use cases (Splunk preferred)
  • knowledgeable of securing a range of operating systems (e.g., Windows, Linux, macOS)
(We know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the bullet points above to be considered for this role.)
We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.
Ready to apply your security knowledge and help elevate our defences? Apply today.
About Simply Business
We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 900,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords and more than 1,000 other trades.
We’re a technology company as well as one that sells insurance. That means we build, we fail, we learn and we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.
Why not check out our advert on YouTube: Simply Business TV advert 2022: You name it.  We insure it.
What are the benefits?
•ㅤwork-life balance – we support every team member in maintaining a manageable workload
•ㅤhybrid working – you have the flexibility to work remotely and connect with your colleagues in one of our hubs
•ㅤmental health and wellbeing – we give you access to tools and counselling to support your mental health
•ㅤflexible parental leave – we understand how important this time is, that’s why we offer six months full pay to the primary caregiver and four months full pay if you’re the secondary caregiver
•ㅤpaid sabbatical – as a thank you to our long-serving employees, we offer a two-week sabbatical when you’ve been here for five years. And four weeks off for those who’ve been with us for 10,15, and 20 years
•ㅤlife event leave – you can get an extra days leave every two years for those big moments in your life like moving house, welcoming a new pet, or your birthday
•ㅤa dedicated learning platform – our platform helps you develop on your personal and professional goals, including management and leadership programmes
We also make sure you’re compensated fairly
•ㅤcompetitive salary – we aim to offer a fair salary based on your experience and the market we’re in from day one
•ㅤannual bonus – the potential to earn a bonus based on business performance
•ㅤpension – we’ll match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
•ㅤprivate medical insurance – you’ll get medical insurance through BUPA that covers any pre-existing medical conditions as a core benefit
•ㅤhealth cash plan – we reimburse your everyday medical expenses
•ㅤholiday entitlement – 25 days leave, plus bank holidays (and you can also use your flexible benefits to get up to five more days)
•ㅤlife assurance – pass on a tax-free sum that’s four times your basic salary (core benefit). With the option to increase it to ten times through our flexible benefit scheme
•ㅤsalary sacrifice car scheme – option to buy a brand new, fully insured and maintained car for a convenient fixed monthly amount taken from your gross salary (after 6 months service)
•ㅤflexible benefits scheme – everyone gets an allocated allowance to use each year on things like critical illness cover, dental insurance, travel insurance, a gym membership, and up to five days extra holiday
Ready to join us and drive our success as a high-performing team? Apply today.

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