Security Platform Engineer

  • Salary £65,000
  • Location Manchester
  • Job Type Permanent

Security Platform Engineer required to support our Client’s Dev Ops, Software Engineering, Architecture and Testing teams to ensure a secure and stable platform for their website and back-end systems.


• To ensure platforms, applications and services remain secure, for the company and customers.

• Ensuring that we continue to be fully and demonstrably PCI compliant.

• Conducting security reviews of all existing platforms including new projects in development.

• Providing guidance and mitigation for issues and vulnerabilities identified and prioritising based on risk.

• Act as a central point of contact for developers’ security related questions and issues.

• To ensure security risks, issues, assumptions and decisions are documented and communicated effectively.

• Acting as an escalation point for any critical security issues.

• Providing training and development to our DevOps, Development and Testing teams to ensure strong security practices are understood and followed.

Essential Skills

• Security testing tools – SQLMap, Metasploit,

• DevSecOps processes

• Google Cloud Platform and some AWS

• Containerisation & Virtualisation: Docker, Kubernetes, AppEngine

• MySQL, Percona – including HA configuration & replication

• NoSQL & Search – Datastore, Elasticsearch/Lucene

• Primary development languages: PHP, Javascript

• Web servers: Apache & Nginx

• Memcache, Queueing systems, Pub/Sub technologies

• DoS & DDoS scenarios

The Package

As a Security Platform Engineer you will be offered a basic salary of £65k DOE, 25 days paid holiday + Bank Holidays, competitive pension, share grant scheme and many other corporate benefits.

How to apply

If you’re looking to join a team with flexible working hours, bi-annual pay reviews and a great social environment please apply via the link below or call 07940 794 229

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