Security Engineer, UK

iProov is looking for an experienced Security Engineer to join our growing tech team in London. You will work with teams responsible for developing and operating the company’s platforms and services and will evaluate, recommend, plan and drive execution of security best practice.

iProov is on a mission to make the internet a safer place for businesses and consumers. Our unique facial biometric technology allows banks, governments, healthcare and travel providers to verify customer identity online and provide simple access to secure services.

In 2020 we were recognised as a Gartner Cool Vendor and as the 5th fastest growing technology company in the UK by Deloitte. We work with fantastic customers across a number of industry sectors – organisations using our technology include the US Department of Homeland Security, the UK Home Office, the NHS, Eurostar, the Singapore government, ING and many more.

As a Security Engineer, you will be from a technical background well versed in cyber security infrastructure and familiar with support and development platforms – the role will be pivotal in defining the company’s new operations platform and you will bring insight and expertise to its design and delivery.

The Security Engineer is expected to be remote until summer 2021 and will then be based from our London HQ. The Security Engineer reports into our Head of Operations & Compliance.


  • Ensure the iProov security footprint across the estate is comprehensive and fit for purpose
  • Drive cyber security strategy compliance
  • Introduce and develop security processes and tools to automate and remediate identified deficiencies
  • Liaise with development groups to identify security aspects of proposals proactively
  • Work with Compliance & Operations to produce end to end documentation to address customer demands
  • Run internal vulnerability and penetration tests alongside other teams to identify weaknesses

Qualifications & Skills

  • In depth IP Networking and Security comprehension
  • Application Security, Container Application vulnerabilities inspection, tooling, and testing
  • Database Security frameworks
  • IDS (Intrusion Detection System) configuration and monitoring
  • Detailed understanding of SIEM, Data Governance, WAF, and MFA
  • Conversant and competent with ITIL, ISO 27001, Cloud Security Alliance, NIST 800-53, PCI DSS, GDPR, etc.
  • Familiar with Kubernetes and Microservice runtime environments
  • Familiar with Cloud Services from Microsoft, Goggle, and AWS
  • Conversant with development environments and deployment technologies.
  • Familiar with cloud computing standards – ISO 17788/17789, CSA CCM/STAR
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCSP or equivalent security-related industry certifications and AWS Certification preferred.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, documentation, and reporting
  • An ability to work autonomously as well as part of a highly skilled, collaborative team environment


A competitive salary and benefits package is available to iProov employees.

iProov is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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