Cloud Security Architect
Roke imagines a more secure world. A world where technology protects, rather than exposes. A world where expert engineers, consultants and business support staff collaborate to protect what matters most to our clients.
We are a friendly and flexible team with a culture of ‘time, trust and freedom’. The role may give the opportunity to work on client site, from the office, in shared workspaces or from home as necessary. We pride ourselves on listening to each other’s aspirations and accommodating wherever possible.
The Industry team works regularly in the Healthcare, Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, High Value Manufacturing, Information & Communications, and Rail sectors. Our customers often come to us with niche, challenging problems that matter to their business, looking for experts to develop solutions by applying their experience and knowledge in novel, creative ways. Our projects range from few-month early feasibility studies, through the entire engineering lifecycle, to multi-year support for production-grade software systems, with engineers switching between these in line with their career aspirations and development plans.
Roke are a leading technology & engineering company with clients spanning Consulting and Industry areas. We work alongside our customers to solve their complex and unique challenges.
We are expanding our existing capability in Cyber Security within the Industry team, and are looking for talented researchers and engineers with relevant experience. Roke is recruiting for Cloud Security Architects who are driven by solving varied and interesting client problems. The successful candidates will be working alongside Roke’s high-profile clients to help them engineer bespoke, highly-secure solutions within complex environments with the aim of protecting products and systems from potential threats.
Roke is a respected world-class technology provider with a strong set of existing clients in the Industrial sector. Whether you are an experienced or developing security engineer looking for the next step in your career this is an opportunity to use your technology background to assist our clients in creating complex high assurance systems within the cloud environment.
Areas of Responsibility/Tasks:
Working as part of a cross-functional, agile delivery team to develop solutions for our customers.
Operate flexibly and effectively as part of a hybrid distributed team.
Making sure that cloud-based developments are done in an appropriately secure way
Assessing the security of cloud-based systems as part of wider threat and risk assessments
Provide advice on cloud security methods and approaches
Engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Support cloud-based projects on hyperscale, hybrid and on-premise systems
Writing technical material for competitive bids
Complying with Roke’s policies and procedures
Why We Want You
Beyond your technical skills, you will be proactive and able to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You will work well alone or as part of a team. You will be curious and seek out the best approach/solution/tool for the job at hand.
Your broad technical, research and software development background will allow you to rapidly understand new systems and domains, and prototype systems based on your research. As an Embedded Security Engineer, you will have a degree level qualification in a STEM subject, or you will have an education and level of experience which is comparable.
Depending on your level of ability/experience, you will have familiarity, competence or expertise in a subset of these areas:
Experience with a hyperscale cloud platform (preferably AWS or Azure)
Agile ways of working using Scrum, Kanban and SAFe, and CI/CD
Experience with containers, e.g. Docker or Kubernetes
Demonstrate strong analytical skills
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
Wider experience of cloud stacks (desirable)
Relevant cloud security certification e.g.AZ-500 or AWS certified security (desirable)
Wider experience of cyber security in a networked environment (desirable)
Development experience within a cloud-native environment (desirable)
Why You Should Join Us
You’ll have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects
You’ll be supported in developing your existing skillset with mentoring and training
You’ll get to work with exciting technologies
You’ll be joining a great team, who have actively embraced hybrid working
You’ll be able to work flexibly, from the office or from home, as necessary, with some visits to client sites
You’ll be able to work your hours each week, flexibly to suit you.
We have a competitive salary and access to a number of additional flexible benefits, which will cover Health and Wellbeing, Savings and Protection & Life, Leisure and Entertainment.
Roke has a great community of groups with shared interests. These enable people to share ideas and be passionate about tools, technologies & techniques, which interest them.
We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We will consider flexible working arrangements and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.
Due to the nature of this position, we require you to be willing and eligible to achieve a minimum of BPSS clearance.