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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75,000 - £95,000 + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Madison Brookes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Senior Cloud Security Engineer - London hybrid - £75,000 - £95,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Locke & McCloud are looking for an experienced Senior Cloud Security Engineer to join our clients growing security engineering function. As a Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing security measures across our clients cloud platforms. You will work to develop security strategies, respond to incidents, and continuously improve our client cloud security posture.

Main responsibilities:

  • Design and implement comprehensive security controls and best practices for cloud infrastructure.

  • Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure compliance with ISO27001, NIST, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials, and GDPR.

  • Conduct security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration tests to identify and mitigate risks.

  • Monitor and respond to security incidents, including conducting forensic investigations and root cause analyses.

  • Collaborate with DevOps and development teams to integrate security into CI/CD pipelines and cloud-native applications.

  • Implement and manage IAM policies, ensuring least privilege principles are maintained.

  • Evaluate and deploy security tools and technologies to enhance threat detection and response capabilities.

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior security engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

  • Stay current with emerging cloud security threats, technologies, and trends, and apply this knowledge to enhance our clients security posture.

  • Prepare and deliver security reports and presentations to stakeholders, including executive leadership.

To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • Must have strong experience in cloud security engineering.

  • Strong expertise in securing cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.

  • Proficiency in security technologies and tools such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, SIEM, and vulnerability management.

  • Experience with IaC tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or ARM templates.

  • Deep understanding of IAM, encryption, network security, and data protection strategies in the cloud.

Our client offers an attractive benefits package that includes a bonus scheme, private medical care, pension, life assurance, gym membership scheme, generous annual leave and more!

If this role is of interest, please apply or reach out to Madison –0203 854 2230/

Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!