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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Reference: 20877


Belfast, County Antrim



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12 June, 2023

The Abacus Careers team are exclusively supporting The Bank of London to appoint the most talented professionals from the local marketplace as they build their new Belfast based ‘UK Centre of Excellence’. The Bank of London now require a Senior Cloud Security Engineer (AWS) to come on board.

You will be responsible for designing and delivering security solutions in various environments based on security standards, governance, and control practices. You will conduct technical research when necessary to contribute to setting security direction and strategy. You will assist others on your own team, or other teams where applicable, on security projects or security-relevant tasks on technical projects. We’re building a world class security function in a cloud native environment and are looking for ambitious security engineers to come on the journey with us.

Who we are looking for:

You are a cybersecurity and technical expert in cloud technology. You enjoy identifying possible security weaknesses and working to research, develop, and implement technical solutions to address those weaknesses.

In your role as Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will design and deliver cybersecurity solutions in Cloud infrastructure based including security standards, governance and control practices. You conduct technical research when necessary and contribute to setting cloud security direction and strategy. You will assist others on cloud security projects or security-relevant tasks on technical projects.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Design, develop, and implement new cloud security technologies to support business and technology solutions
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for security tools, applications, and processes
  • Manage and maintain the cybersecurity posture of company system
  • Advise organization leaders on cybersecurity-related topics
  • Provide guidance to other teams for cybersecurity-related efforts
  • Mentor other members of the team
  • Act as an escalation point for security incidents


  • Expert understanding of security concepts and how to implement those concepts with tangible solutions.
  • Risk-based approach to prioritizing and implementing solutions.
  • Knowledge of compliance policies relating to cybersecurity and the financial sector.
  • Broad knowledge of various cybersecurity tools such as SIEM solutions, alerting systems, vulnerability scanning solutions, and patch management solutions.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure.
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Unix shell, Python), build deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins, Terraform) and solving problems with code rather than clicks.


  • Bonus
  • 43 days holidays
  • Up to 15% pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Stock options
  • Physical wellbeing (£800 a year gym contribution)

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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