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Principal Security Engineer - Security Operations (Cloud Focus)

Location: Liverpool Street, London (3 days/week on site)

Salary: £100,000 + (Bonus and Pension contribution)

A speciality insurance client I am currently working with are looking to hire a Principal Security Engineer to take ownership of their security operations function. This role offers the chance to shape and implement a cloud-first security strategy, resolving security incidents and paving the way for potential growth into an Architect role.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Evaluate emerging cyber security threats, developing strategies to address them.
  • Support the development and operation of incident management plans and playbooks.
  • Investigate security alerts, providing suitable responses.
  • Plan and support security testing and remediation.
  • Assist in threat and vulnerability management efforts.
  • Implement protections and respond to phishing threats.
  • Contribute to the change management process, focusing on security considerations.
  • Support a security awareness program, collaborating with business users to drive secure behaviours.


  • Strong understanding of encryption and network security.
  • In-depth knowledge of endpoint and email security.
  • Expertise in cloud security techniques, particularly in Azure and M365 environments.
  • Familiarity with identity and access management principles and MFA deployments.
  • Demonstrable competency in deploying layered security and understanding its impact on organisational risks.


  • Minimum of 3 years working in a similar role.
  • Experience coordinating with a managed security service provider.
  • Desirable experience within the insurance industry and/or the Lloyds of London market.
  • Previous experience working within a global security function is also desirable.

If you are an experienced Principal Security Engineer ready to take on the role above, please email your CV to with the subject line "Principal Security Engineer Application".

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