Senior Product Security Engineer at News UK (London, UK) (allows remote)

Senior Product Security Engineer at News UK (London, UK) (allows remote)

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Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2020-11-03 05:00:06

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We are:News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations including talkSPORT, VirginRadio, talkRADIO and Times Radio.

We are News Tech: a shared technology division of News Corp, providing both digital applications, websites and IT solutions across NewsUK, Dow Jones, HarperCollins, News America Marketing, The New York Post, and NewsTech operates globally, with the aim of optimizing technology needs for News Corp companies so they can focus on what they do best.

Your role: As a Senior Product Security Engineer you will be joining our shared cyber services department. Where you will be working with a modern cloud based (AWS) tech stack alongside our talented team of engineers, reviewing all of our world class products across our diverse brands ensuring their protection. You will be able to recognise risk, design preventative or detective controls and have experience in automation.

Day to day you will:

  • Help build, maintain and execute a strategy to secure our customer-facing products

  • Perform security reviews and code reviews of our products whilst overseeing our Agile-SDL process ensuring security throughout all phases of the SDL

  • Serve as the security SME for product engineering teams

  • Develop threat models for new and updated products as well as designing preventative and/or detective controls for specific security issues.

  • Socialise automated security tools and guide product engineering teams to integrate these within their CI/CD workflows and test environments

  • Work with members of security intelligence and response team to integrate security monitoring of products and build use cases

  • Work with members of security engineering team to develop, evangelise security solutions that solve security challenges that engineering teams face.

What we’re looking for from you: 

  • You will have experience with application design & architecture using modern design patterns

  • You will have previously worked with cloud security technologies, particularly AWS

  • You will thrive working in a Dev/Sec Ops culture

  • You will enjoy working with a modern tech stack and have knowledge of modern languages/frameworks - HTML5, Ruby, node.js, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Java

  • You will have an understanding of application security topics such as authn, authz, encryption, session management, federation

  • Ability to communicate complicated technical issues and risks to engineers, project managers and product managers

  • You will be an expert of application security attacks

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What's in it for you? We are a diverse and dynamic team, with opportunities to learn and develop your skills in a supportive environment. We have an amazing office, a flexible working pattern and a great team culture. We’ll help you deliver your best work and grow you with career and personal development through training, conferences and courses.

NewsUK Benefits

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;

  • A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;

  • Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;

  • Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;

  • A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;

  • Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free

  • ‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;

  • Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;

  • Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal advice, and others.

Equal opportunities:

We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated.  

News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. 

We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we’re stronger and happier, and it’s the right thing to do.