Virgin Media O2 • London

Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

The role holder is a seasoned Software and IaC Security Engineer, who will focus on solving complex Security engineering challenges, collaborating with other Security colleagues, Cloud and Engineering teams to drive security observability. The role holder will build reliable tools to prevent, mitigate or automatically remediate misconfigurations and extend our operational excellence around secure cloud infrastructure.
Our team is responsible for the security, reliability, observability, and operability of our platforms. We are fundamentally forward-thinking, enthusiastic problem solvers. People who thrive in our team are those who love a challenge, constantly evaluate and question. We are aiming for zero manual processes, strong software engineering proficiency, and zero touch security. Who we are
The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.
Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.
Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.
Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all
Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.
The must haves
In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Several years of experience in cloud security, with demonstrated experience in GCP, AWS, and cloud native services to deploy and scale
  • Proficient with Python, Java, Golang, Linux
  • Experience in software security testing, methodologies, and frameworks
  • Excellent infrastructure security experience and passionate about tackling risks from misconfigurations Proficient source code management (SCM) experience and ability to secure it at enterprise level
  • Experience with creating/managing CI/CD pipelines for infrastructure/application deployment along with security scanning

The other stuff we are looking for
We'd also love you to bring;

  • Operations/production experience in running and maintaining software, operating a large cloud deployment, or creating and triaging alerts around the health and security of systems
  • Working knowledge of public cloud security compliance standards e.g., CIS, NIST, PCI, SOC, etc.
  • Proficient with Infrastructure-as-code (IaC) like Terraform, Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Experience with delivering in an Agile manner, particularly Scrum
  • Have Growth mindset, professional curiosity, and the ability to enable yourself in new technologies. Enthusiasm, resilience, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Work well with other people, see the value of a team, and partner effectively with all stakeholders. Thrive by identifying high leverage work and doing it without explicit direction.

What's in it for you
Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.
Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way. Next steps
If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include an introductory conversation about the role and your experience followed by a more formal, competency based and behavioural interview with members of the wider function.
When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family. #LI-JV1

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Birthday off
Carer’s leave
Meditation space
Faith rooms
In office catering
Volunteer days
Employee discounts

We asked employees of Virgin Media O2 how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Virgin Media O2

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom