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Cloud Security Engineer (AWS)

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Cloud Security Engineer (AWS)

Location: London, The Speechmark Building / Newbury, Vodafone HQ   (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary: £ Competitive Salary + Benefits
Hours:  37.5 Mon - Fri

COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

We innovate, invent and continuously improve, Vodafone UK Digital works within the heart of our business. Empowering Vodafone’s mission of being a digital-first company is in everything we do.


Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for a talented Digital Security Architect to join our Digital Architecture team taking responsibility for the security of the entire Digital estate. This will encompass our digital channels and their underlying platforms and infrastructure.
As the Digital Security Architect you will have ownership of the security assurance for all of the digital systems and will be in charge of remediating any security risks and vulnerabilities. You will be responsible for leading the deployment of the necessary security measures to achieve this goal and ensuring that all of our development and deployment meet Group Security guidelines.


What will you be doing?


  • Defining a roadmap for the deployment of security measures, setting clear direction for next 2 years. The objective is to leverage planned technical upgrades, capacity uplifts, and system rationalisation to deliver continuous security improvements across the Digital Domain.
  • Establishing yourself as the Champion of Security by Design within Digital Engineering, working collaboratively with the Security team, Technical & Solution Architects and Developers, supporting planned releases and major incidents and providing guidance on security aspects.
  • Defining clear and simple security principles for all architecture and solution designs, as well as every piece of code developed within Digital Engineering. Establishing the necessary review and sign-off processes to ensure that these principles are followed and all digital deliverables are security compliant.
  • Challenging upstream requirements, as well as design and development activities that deviate from the defined security principles.
  • Be an active member of our Architecture Guild, sharing security best practices and coaching colleagues, empowering them with the right skills. 
  • Demonstrating your experience of working with systems and solutions deployed in a cloud environment, ideally AWS
  • Utilising your experience of working with micro-services architectures and RESTful APIs
  • Utilising your SAFE Agile certification or extensive experience working in a scaled Scrum or Kanban environment.




The future is exciting.

Posting End Date: 7th August 2020



Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.