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Senior/Principal DevSecOps Engineer

Are you looking for your next move, within DevSecOps? 

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing online, platform company, playing a key role in keeping them secure. 

Reqiva is looking for a Principal DevSecOps Engineer to join a global client, where you can work on a hybrid basis at their offices in Reading. 

This will be a challenging and rewarding role, where you will be responsible for designing and also implementing systems that will prioritise security from the beginning of the software development lifecycle. 

You will be working closely with the software development, Cloud Operations and security team to help improve processes, tools, and culture to ensure that security is treated as a shared responsibility. 

Key requirements include:

  • Work closely with Engineering and Operations to ensure that security and privacy is integrated into all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Threat Modeling evaluation and analysis of potential risks associated with different processes, systems, or technologies
  • Perform manual source code analysis, reviews and testing in a variety of programming languages
  • Create and implement automated processes and tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the security controls
  • Regularly check and monitor processes and systems 
  • Respond to and manage security incidents, such as data breaches or cyber-attacks, immediately and effectively
  • Testing, selection, and implementation of technologies, tools, and working methods:
  • Evaluate and test different security technologies, tools, working methods and implement those that are deemed appropriate and effective for the organisation
  • Collaborate with the wider security team to share ideas, tools and processes and help reinforce a security culture
Experience required:
  • 8+ years of relevant experience, including hands-on security roles, leadership, and mentoring positions
  • The ability to inspect code and actively seek out security issues and vulnerabilities
  • Strong understanding of software development, security, operations principles and best practices
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. Perl, Node.js)
  • Knowledge of Public Cloud Security tools, services and components including IaC and Containers.
  • Experience with DevOps tools and best practices (e.g. Git, Jenkins, CircleCI, Ansible)
  • Knowledge of security and privacy principles including best practices (e.g. authentication, authorization, encryption, GDPR)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related field
What they will give you:
  • Competitive salary 
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits 
  • Ample training and educational resources
  • Quarterly appraisal and well-defined career/learning paths
  • A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
  • Much more!

If you can see yourself in this role, then please apply to today with your full CV and contact details. 

Senior/Principal DevSecOps Engineer
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Date posted:

Jul 09, 2024


Cyber & Information Security






£100000 - £120000 Per Annum

Contract type:


Consultant Name:

Emma Harmer

Consultant Email address:

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