Head of Security Engineering

HIGH PROFILE -  Head of Security Engineering - Well Funded Digital Banking Start-Up


The Client is looking for a Head of Security Engineering to lead a fast-growing security team for their digital business banking platform that is rivaling high street banks. You will ensure high level of tech security on the product and infrastructure whilst fostering a strong security engineering culture at the business.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow with a leading start-up that has successfully been through 2 rounds of funding and most recently raised $20 million. 


Duties of Role 

  • Guaranteeing proper governance for system and access management.
  • Guiding penetration testing and protecting the client from real-time attacks. 
  • Managing a team of 3 talented Security Engineers.
  • Collaborating with other heads of departments to streamline the product capabilities and efficiencies.


Required Experience 

  • Degree Educated in a relevant field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics Etc). 
  • Previous experience as a developer.
  • A good and proven understanding of topics such as networks, infrastructure, protocols, application and cloud security, IAM, SIEM, secure development, and cryptography.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Fluent in both German and English 
  • Needs to have strong incident-response capability and the ability to handle burning issues methodically.


What you get

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company-wide incentives.
  • A business that prides its self on its culture and office atmosphere.
  • Computer of choice 
  • Great work to life balance.
  • Flexible working past COVID-19
  • 28 days holiday.