Lead Security Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom

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Prima is a European tech company that has been disrupting the insurance industry since its launch in Italy in 2015. In 2018 we achieved a €100M investment from Goldman Sachs and Blackstone, the largest in Italian tech history, and we now boast over 1.5 million active clients. We will be launching Prima in the UK in the coming months, which is why we are looking for top talent to join our London-based team.

Our goal is to be the most successful Insurtech and best insurance provider in Europe, measured by the value that we can create and share with our customers. We are looking for a Senior Security Engineer to tell the UK public about it.

We are looking for an experienced Lead Security Engineer to join our Security team for the protection of Prima Assicurazioni applications.

  • Act as Lead to the UK team, coaching them in better Cyber Security practices
  • Continual awareness of security issues happening across the IT landscape
  • Improve the product security by working closely with the Engineering teams both in the UK and internationally
  • Conduct secure code reviews
  • Help build our security strategy implementation across the entire groupRun web and mobile application penetration testing when required
  • Schedule and coordinate 3rd party penetration tests
  • Have an active role in the incident management and prevention process


Key requirements

You are our ideal candidate if you meet these requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of application penetration testing
  • Deep knowledge of best practices in writing secure code (e.g. OWASP, NIST)
  • Threat modelling experience against an industry used framework (STRIDE, MITRE, etc.)
  • Passion for helping team members to grow and improve
  • A clear understanding of the right balance between security and product development
  • Goal orientated with a determination to see tasks to completion
  • Strong knowledge and experience of AWS


Here's what we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive pension
  • Private Healthcare cover
  • Plenty of fresh fruit and healthy snacks
  • Fully stocked drinks fridge
  • Passionate and friendly team around you
  • Hands on training and mentoring
  • Opportunity for getting operational experience in a start-up where both your work and the results are highly tangible and matter to the business

We are looking for permanent hires for our new, centrally located London office: 71-73 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EQ. Flexible working arrangements, where preferable, can be discussed with the hiring manager.

Prima UK is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by English laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Prima UK makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time

Tags: AWS NIST OWASP Pentesting Product security Security strategy Strategy

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay Flex hours Insurance

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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