Senior DevSecOps Engineer – Azure

Senior DevSecOps Engineer

We are looking for a highly skilled, highly experienced Senior DevSecOps engineer to join a growing function within the business, focussing on infrastructure, automation, security practices and providing tooling solutions to streamline the path-to-live for development teams.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about best practices within technology teams, fully supportive of what the group is doing and who wishes to make a difference.


  • Drive shift left security culture uptake by assisting with security training friendly phishing campaigns as well as conducting brown bag sessions with all staff.
  • Assist with the implementation of security gamification, chaos engineering practices, and SBOM implementation.
  • Support and secure our existing CI/CD pipelines and assist with migration from monoliths to microservices.
  • Experience with containerisation and maintaining, optimising, and securing Azure Kubernetes Clusters.
  • Drive alerting and monitoring solutions to provide teams with better optics of the live application ecosystem, using tools such as Grafana, Prometheus, Loki, or ELK.
  • Demonstrating a solid understanding of the SDLC and other continuous delivery frameworks and methodologies, such as SCRUM and Kanban.
  • Utilise configuration management tools and Infrastructure tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef or Pulumi.
  • Proven expertise in secrets management software and processes, using tools like Hashicorp Vault or Azure Key Vault.
  • Proven experience in obtaining and managing major industry compliance certifications and practices (ISO27k, SOC and GDPR).
  • Adhere to agile methodologies and Kanban processes and have a coaching mindset with the ability to understand and adapt to diverse cultures and hierarchies.
  • An ability to drive innovation by discovering new technologies, reviewing tooling, and making suggestions on improving our current stack and architecture.
  • Drive the change you seek and be an autonomous, proactive, confident, credible, and persuasive team player.
  • Collaborate and support developers, analysts, and data scientists to continually improve and innovate.
  • Conduct SAST and DAST testing as well as penetration testing and threat simulations to identify potential risks.
  • Have a practical understanding of firewall networking, ingress, VPNs, and DNS to ensure seamless integration and communication within the infrastructure estate.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar.
  • Relevant Cloud Certifications (Azure, AWS or GCP).
  • Relevant Hashicorp certifications (Terraform and Vault).
  • Excellent written, presentation and influencing skills.
  • Excellent project & product management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Confident, credible, persuasive, and a collaborative team player.
  • A history of collaboration, problem-solving and communication drives collective success.

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of experience managing infrastructure in Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • 3+ years of experience in DevSecOps role or security operations.
  • 1 + years of experience configuring and supporting production firewalls.
  • 1 + years of hands-on SIEM configuration and support.
  • Expertise with IaC tooling (Hashicorp Terraform).
  • Expertise with token / secret management tools (Hashicorp Vault).
  • Expertise with monitoring and alerting platforms, such as ELK, DataDog, Grafana, Loki, etc.
  • Expertise with Docker / Kubernetes and Helm design and implementation.
  • Fundamental understanding of networking, ingress, and DNS along with WAF.
  • Fundamental understanding of GIT/version control and SDLC build pipelines.
  • Experience with GitHub Actions.
  • Exposure to microservices architecture and experience with API Gateways.
  • Object-orientated and non-object-orientated coding is highly advantageou

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2404-342857
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 11/06/2024
Job Industries: DevOps and Cloud Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London

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