Head Of Security Engineering (Remote)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Full time
Experience: Senior Level

Explore Group

Head Of Security Engineering (Remote)

Head Of Security Engineering | Explore Group | UK

We are seeking a talented and experienced Head of Security Engineering to lead our efforts in ensuring the protection of our systems and data.

As the Head of Security Engineering, you will play a critical role in shaping and maintaining the security posture of our organisation. This is a hands-on leadership position that requires expertise in AWS or Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, micro services, and CI/CD platforms.

You will lead a team of dedicated security professionals and work closely with other departments to implement and maintain cutting-edge security solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of security engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Design, implement, and maintain security solutions for our cloud-based infrastructure on AWS and Azure.
  • Develop and enforce security best practices for containerisation technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Ensure the security of our micro services architecture and associated components.
  • Oversee the implementation of robust CI/CD security pipelines to enhance our development and deployment processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security into the software development life cycle.
  • Conduct regular security assessments, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging threats to proactively address security risks.
  • Manage security incidents and lead incident response efforts when necessary.


  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, and CEH are required.
  • Extensive experience in AWS and Azure cloud security.
  • Proficiency in containerisation technologies, including Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Strong understanding of micro services architecture and security best practices.
  • Expertise in CI/CD platforms and their security implications.
  • Proven experience leading and managing a team of security professionals.
  • Hands-on experience in security assessments, vulnerability management, and incident response.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £95,000 per year, commensurate with experience.
  • Fully remote, can be based anywhere in the UK.
  • Performance-based bonus structure.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Work with cutting-edge technology in a fast-paced industry.

This role is fully remote, allowing applicants to be based anywhere in the UK, please note only UK applicants will be considered.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in please email your CV to izzy.hibbert@exploreltd.com or apply below!

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