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Security Engineer - Application Security - Secure by Design

£100000 - £120000 per annum + Negotiable



Security Engineer – Application Security – Secure by Design


In this role you’ll be on the front lines of innovation, working with a highly motivated team focused on analysing, designing, developing and delivering solutions built to stop adversaries and strengthen operations. Your research and work will ensure stability, capacity and resiliency of products.


  • Engage and improve the whole lifecycle of services – from inception and design, through to deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Scale through automation and evolve systems by pushing change that improves reliability and velocity.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance software/tooling solutions.
  • Design and implement automated deployment strategies that scale with the business.
  • Research, design and apply advanced security techniques.
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.


  • Experience in software engineering comprising of build release management, software configuration, design, development and implementation.
  • Highly skilled in application development, deployment, security and troubleshooting, particularly in a cloud environment.
  • Solid understanding of design patterns such as MVC, Singleton and Factory.
  • Knowledge in at least one public cloud service - Amazon Web Services (AWS), MS Azure, IBM, Google Cloud, Oracle, VMware…
  • Professional level experience programming/scripting in C/C++, Java, Javascript, Python, Bash, Shell and/or Ruby
  • Well versed in various operating systems like Linux, Windows, Mac and/or CentOS.
  • Experienced in version control and source code management tools like GIT, SVN, and TFS.
  • Knowledge in relational and NoSQL databases like MySQL, SQLServer, Oracle and/or MongoDB.
  • Involved in the functional usage and gained working knowledge of web servers like Tomcat, HTTP, JBOSS, IIS, Websphere, Weblogic, and Nginx
  • Familiar with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet and/or Chef
  • Experience using cloud provisioning tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations, risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering and threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Experience with Agile and can work with at least one of the common frameworks is highly desired.
  • Ability to analyse vulnerabilities, threats, designs, procedures and architectural design, producing reports and sharing intelligence

Security Engineer – Application Security – Secure by Design

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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