Principle Security Engineer (DevSecOps)

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

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 the central point of contact within the business for information security in the Cloud
  • Be responsible for the delivery of security in the Cloud
  • Lead in mentoring colleagues for security in the Cloud
  • Implement security strategies within CI/CD pipeline
  • Collaborate with multiple DevOps squads to advocate security practices
  • Collaborate with security architects in maintaining/extending Cloud security patterns and use cases
  • Manage Cloud security playbooks and preventative controls
  • Collaborate with internal and external DevOps teams and where necessary provide guidance of adopting security by design and if necessary, remediate identified vulnerabilities
  • Support the development of security operations for monitoring, testing, and where necessary conduct Cloud implementation audits
  • Where appropriate support Incident Response team


We'd Love You to Bring:

  • Significant Cloud security experience
  • Experience of working with a range of senior stakeholders
  • AWS Security Specialist qualification is desirable
  • Computer science degree or related experience
  • Experience of containerization solutions


  • Working with Data platform engineers
  • Continual passion to learn and inspire
  • You will need to have a good background in DevOps practices working with CI/CD pipelines, e.g. Jenkins, Gitlab CI
  • Cloud platforms particularly AWS; Solid experience and background working with AWS services (EC2, EKS(K8), VPC, ELB, S3, RDS, Lambda, SNS, ELK, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Python, Terraform and AWS CLI
  • Experience of API integration and Security techniques
  • Experience of AuthN/AuthZprotocols, such as OpenID Connect, OAuth, SAML and AD;
  • Awareness of vulnerability management and penetration testing tools, such as NMAP, Nessus, Qualys, Burp, ZAP, Kali Linux, or Metasploit

Bonus points

  • Application security knowledge
  • You may have experience with application security tooling (SAST, DAST etc.)
  • OCI / Provenance and security inspection/test tools
  • Apache Ranger
  • Data driven pipelines
  • Risk modelling concepts (e.g. STRIDE/DREAD)

Professional growth​

We are committed to continual learning; the individual would be supported to grow in missing disciplines.

Additional Information


  • A competitive salary that recognises your skills, experience and potential
  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 flex days (equivalent to bank holidays to be taken as and when suits you)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working – including hybrid working post covid
  • Staff discount on our products

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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