Remote, UK

Senior Platform Security Engineer

The Opportunity

As our Senior Platform Security Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the security and resilience of our organisation’s core infrastructure and platforms. You will possess a deep technical understanding of platform security, a proactive mindset, and a passion for identifying and mitigating security risks across our technology landscape. You will be responsible for developing and implementing security measures that protect our systems, data, and operations, which enable us to achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers.  

This role can be based remotely across the UK, however living within commutable distance to our Cambridge office is a definite plus! If you’re based remotely, you will ideally be happy to travel to our Cambridge office several times throughout the year.

Day to Day

  • Actively lead, participate in, and self-manage security projects across multiple infosec domains
  • Design, architect, implement, and enhance security architectures and controls
  • Develop and maintain access controls, authentication mechanisms, and PAM strategies
  • Develop and implement strategies to keep platforms healthy, hardened, and compliant
  • Develop and leverage automation tools and scripts to streamline security processes
  • Manage the day-to-day health and compliance of security systems and managed solutions
  • Proactively adjust security measures to defend against emerging threats and evolving risks
  • Assist the SOC in response efforts to mitigate and recover from security incidents
  • Respond to and handle service and escalation tickets
  • Assist as needed (including outside working hours) with IR and system stability issues

This position will be a great opportunity to join our growing team of professionals as we securely enable our business to thrive. It will enable you to expand your capabilities as you deploy and support industry-leading technologies, while leveraging your InfoSec experience and knowledge to help make us better! We will support you to hone the skills you bring to the team, and collaborate with  and learn from your colleagues across the company.


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About you

Must haves:

  • Proven experience as a Platform Security Engineer or in a similar cybersecurity role
  • Well versed in security compliance frameworks and regulatory requirements, as well as in security incident response, forensics, and root cause analysis
  • An excellent problem-solver, communicator, and collaborator
  • Self-motivated to succeed individually and within a team atmosphere
  • A proven history of critical thinking, thinking outside the box, and delivering results
  • Demonstrable expert knowledge of IT systems, IT architectures, and network security and design
  • In-depth experience administering SIEM, IPS, PKI, IAM, XDR, CNAPP, and firewalls
  • Strong scripting and automation skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Terraform)

Great to haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, or related field
  • InfoSec certifications such as N+, S+, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, or CISA
  • ISO27001, PCI DSS, or SOC 2 compliance knowledge
  • Knowledge of the Mitre ATT&CK framework
  • Understanding of the ITIL standards and best practice
  • Awareness of secure app development and OWASP Top 10
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Equal Opportunities

Here at Featurespace we are committed to being a place of equality, inclusion and respect to provide a safe environment for you to bring your authentic self to work. We know that we gain as much strength from our differences as we do our similarities. We value diversity and are dedicated to listening and learning from each other to build and maintain a positive and productive culture. We appreciate this will be an ever-evolving focus for the business to ensure everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which Featurespace Ltd will process Personal Data relating to job applicants.

The Data Controller is Featurespace Ltd., 140 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GF, United Kingdom.

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