Cloud Security Architect

  • Castlefield Rd, Reigate RH2, UK
  • Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Working Hours: 35
  • Department: IT

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

It’s an opportunity you simply don’t want to miss. You can expect our investment in you to include a highly competitive package, career and development opportunities and flexible benefits built around you and your lifestyle.

Job Description


  • Acting as one of the central points of contact within the business with regards to information security in the Cloud
  • Contribute to strategic development of Cloud Security practices
  • Collaborate with IT Architecture and Data Engineering platform squads to advocate security practices and where necessary review design documents
  • Create and maintain Cloud Security reference architecture patterns and use cases examples, where applicable map to MITRE ATT&CK and MS Kubernetes threat matrix
  • Continually review and extend Cloud Security Playbooks and preventative controls
  • Collaborate with internal DevSecOps and DevOps squads and where necessary provide guidance of adopting security by design
  • Support the development of security operations for monitoring, testing, and where necessary conduct Cloud implementation review audits
  • Where appropriate support Incident Response team




  • Continual passion to learn and inspire
  • You will need to have a good background in Cloud Security Architecture and DevOps practices
  • Cloud Platforms particularly AWS; Solid experience and background working with AWS services (EC2, EKS(K8), VPC, ELB, S3, RDS, WAF, Lambda, SNS, ELK, etc.)
  • Thread modelling techniques and aware of common threats and implementation failings
  • Experience of API integration and Security techniques
  • Knowledge of AuthN/AuthZprotocols, such as OpenID Connect, OAuth, SAML and AD
  • CISSP or equivalent qualification

Bonus points

  • Kubernetes(K8) / Microservices
  • Risk modelling concepts (e.g. STRIDE/DREAD)
  • Threat matrix for Kubernetes and awareness of MITRE ATT&CK
  • Knowledge of security automation tooling to facilitate CI/CD
  • Application(L7) Security knowledge
  • You may have experience with application security tooling (SAST, DAST)
  • Ability to read and understand code/scripts (e.g. Python, Terraform)
  • Awareness of vulnerability management and penetration testing tools

Professional growth

We are committed to continual learning, the individual would be supported to grow in missing disciplines:

  • AWS Architect / AWS Security Specialist
  • (ISC)² CCSP or (SANS) Cloud Security Architect SEC545
  • Privacy by design CIPP/E or CIPT

Additional Information


  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila’s Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer’s renewal quote on both home and car insurance
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila’s Wheels Travel Insurance
  • Management Bonus
  • Festive Bonus
  • BUPA - Private medical cover for eligible colleagues
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to emphasise to all applicants that the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and colleagues is esure Group’s number one priority. All interviews will be conducted remotely via a video conference platform to ensure that everyone involved is adhering to the social distancing guidance.

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