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Security Engineer - Automation, Software Dev

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + attractive Bonus and Package

  • Contact:

    Pratap Vara

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Security Engineer - Technology Automation - CyberArk, ArcSight, Software Development - Financial Services - London - Permanent

I am currently engaged with a prestigious financial services organisation in London who are urgently seeking an experienced and skilled Security Engineer. You will be joining a high performing team and will be able to bring a level of technical expertise to further strengthen the team.

You will be very comfortable Software development and have expertise in Automation tools - ideally Ansible.

This is a great opportunity for someone to take the next step in their career and work on some very challenging projects.

*As Government restrictions ease, the organisation will be returning back to the offices - candidates must be willing to attend the offices 2-3 days per week.


Primary responsibilities will be to drive automation of security tools maintaining software and patch management for security products. You will be expected to collaborate with the security team and wider technology teams and provide value-add service/solutions. As well as Project work you will also be expected to continue BAU activities, contributing to the overall maintenance of the security engineering including policies, controls and industry standards. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to the companies development in technology by research activities and keeping updated with emerging technologies.


  • Software Development background - Python preferred
  • API Interaction within Automation
  • Security Operations knowledge (SOC)
  • Security focus:
    • Penetration and vulnerability testing tools and techniques
    • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
    • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling
    • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
    • Virtualization technologies
    • MySQL/MSSQL database platforms
    • Identity and access management
    • Application security principles
    • Secure network architectures and technologies
  • Automation experience - Ansible Tower

This is a great role for someone to get hands-on and make a significant impact to a company's Security function. If you have the skills and interested in hearing more, please contact me immediately for a confidential chat.

pratap@pioneer-search.com / 02038286965

Security Engineer - Technology Automation - CyberArk, ArcSight, Software Development - Financial Services - London - Permanent