Security Engineer

Digital Catapult

As a Security Engineer, your job is to shape our solutions at the frontiers of security. You will be responsible for architecting and development, working with product management, UX, devops, technologists and other teams from Digital Catapult, and collaborating with academics and companies across Europe. You’ll work in fast-moving projects that range from collaborative applied research, through rapid prototyping, to production platforms. Current projects include a cross-European R&D project building secure frameworks for sharing threat information and analytics, a national programme supporting growing cybersecurity companies, an 8-city IoT data marketplace and a variety of smart contracts proofs of concept for creative industries and digital manufacturing. 


  • Architect and develop solutions for multiple Digital Catapult projects.
  • Participate from initial design iterations, technical feasibility right through to testing frameworks, deployment and production.
  • Participate in EU and UK funded R&D projects.
  • Assure the security of production systems together with the devops team.
  • Apply established security standards and practices in an agile framework, often in cloud deployments. 


  • Someone who has creative flair demonstrated across a wide variety of systems, platforms and technologies.
  • Has proven experience designing and implementing security architectures for Internet-facing services and products.
  • Experience in high-level and low-level security design, and secure development lifecycle.
  • Familiar with security standards for system integration and operation.
  • Direct experience with using AWS and other IaaS services.
  • Has integrated OSS security components in distributed service architectures.
  • Has developed software in an agile environment, working with test-driven or behaviour-driven development and continuous deployment in distributed teams
  • Is intrigued by the security challenges of emerging technologies such as smart contracts, machine learning and next-generation wireless. 

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