Lead Security Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate USD 100K - 150K *


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MATCHESFASHION started with a single shop in Wimbledon and has grown into one of the biggest global destinations in online luxury fashion for women and men, delivering to over 176 countries. Our aspiration is to be the most personal luxury shopping site in the world.

Our Technology team has a passion for innovation, collaboration and providing the best possible experience for our customers. We have an open and inclusive culture, with experimentation, learning, and continuous improvement being key to our success. We embrace new ideas, technologies and approaches, while championing best practices, knowledge-sharing and consistent, high-quality delivery; providing a secure, rewarding environment in which our people can thrive.


The Lead Security Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing the overall security strategy at MATCHESFASHION, ensuring that all infrastructure and applications are secure and compliant with industry standards

Part of the core engineering leadership team, the Lead Security Engineer will be responsible for line management and mentorship of the security team, management of third parties and the role will involve some hands-on work.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive security strategy
  • Lead the security team and provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits
  • Handle security incidents and breaches and work with relevant teams to mitigate the impact
  • Communicate security risks and recommendations to relevant stakeholders



  • Strong hands-on technical experience with securing AWS cloud workloads
  • Experience working with product owners and engineering leadership to drive good security practices
  • Good knowledge of security controls, frameworks & risk management
  • Able to have deep technical conversations, but equally at ease talking to non-technical senior leaders in our business about Cyber Security


  • Experience in addressing security in containers and serverless environments
  • Previous experience working in an Ecommerce environment
  • Knowledge of Bot detection and defence
  • Confident programmer with a good understanding of automation and infrastructure as code (Terraform/CloudFormation)
  • Experience with “Secure by Design” principals and working with software developers to integrate into the SDLC
  • Knowledge of third-party payment providers & fraud detection systems


  • Option to buy 5 additional holiday days
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Hybrid working environment, with flexible working around core hours
  • Training budget
  • Charity & learning days off
  • 50% employee discount on most brands and products in our website
  • Access to Health Cash Plan, including dental, glasses and contact lenses, physiotherapy and more
  • Centrally located HQ in The Shard, London

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Audits Automation AWS Cloud E-commerce Ecommerce Risk management SDLC Security assessment Security strategy Strategy Terraform

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Health care

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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