Information Security Engineer

Funding Circle

  • Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • 18 May 2020
  • Function
  • Tech Ops
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Competitive Salary plus Stock

Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly revolutionary. We foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The driving force behind our product is our delivery team and we want you to be a part of it!

  • As an Information Security Engineer you will…
  • Coordinate with development, infrastructure, and IT teams to produce systems that are inherently secure
  • Find security vulnerabilities in our infrastructure, raise them with the affected teams, and advise them on how best to mitigate them
  • Train development, infrastructure, and IT teams on security best practices
  • Properly balance security risk against the other needs of the business
  • Triage issues found by tools, external reports, and various tests, to accurately assess the real risks
  • Manage penetration testing engagements on our infrastructure
  • You’ve been there and done this…
  • 2+ years experience in an infrastructure security role, or a role that works closely with infrastructure security
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Information Security or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with various forms of encryption and hashing, and their appropriate use cases
  • Hands-on experience in IaaS (preferably Amazon Web Services), including Identity and Access Management roles
  • Strong understanding of network security techniques
  • Experience with infrastructure threat modeling and secure design
  • Strong understanding of the OWASP Top Ten
  • Ability to independently prioritise multiple competing tasks
  • Ability to participate in occasional off-hours handling of security incidents
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with other technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills, in both technical and non-technical topics
  • It would be great if you’ve also…
  • Written code professionally (especially in Python)
  • Formally trained others on technical topics

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package including:

  • Our employees make our mission a reality, and we want you to share in the companies success by offering generous shares.
  • Cool kit - Mac or PC
  • Private healthcare, pension and healthcare cash back schemes

Discounted onsite gym membership

Learning and development through FC Academy

Personal development funding

Flexible working

  • Free breakfast, barista coffee and discounted hot lunch at our Funderbar!
  • We are a regular host of Meet-Ups and events.

Company wide socials