Senior AWS Security Engineer

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Permanent London, Paris, Valencia or Munich here
The Role

You will have the ability to fundamentally change the way the Group approaches cloud security and succeed in ensuring Photobox is best in breed for security in AWS.

What will you do?
  • Work directly with the Head Of Security Engineering to drive AWS strategy across multiple brands, leveraging open-source tooling
  • Collaborate with other Information Technology associates and functional business teams to build, deliver, and support, effective cloud security technology solutions aligned to global security strategy and compliance
  • Provide recommendations to management, based on current and emerging technologies, on methods to increase security, reduce costs, improve performance and availability, reduce administration time and incident response
  • Define cloud-based technology reference architectures for guiding the development of security as code building blocks
  • Architect, implement and manage cloud security solutions, agents, scanners and logging systems
  • Work with teams based internationally and operate in a security-as-a-service oriented environment
  • Automate cloud security administration and operations tasks through creation and maintenance of scripts and tools, including open-source
  • Build and maintain cloud formation templates and lambda scripts to automate and deploy security-related AWS resources; provide training, mentoring, and best practices to the security team and business
  • Maintain documentation regarding cloud security technologies, configuration and operating procedures
Who are you?
  • An AWS expert who evanglises their passion for cloud security and cloud-first tech
  • An influencer and advocate for internet-economy products and applications
  • Strong technical knowledge of secure engineering principles
  • Relevant experience in 1000+ FTE Enterprise
Tech Stack
  • Full AWS product suite, including Guard Duty, Inspector, Trusted Advisor
  • CI, CD, Bash, Kubernetes, AppDynamics

Why else should you be interested?

Quite simply, you don’t like standing still. You are passionate about working on different and ambitious projects from Day 1 - otherwise you’d be bored! You thrive on working with people from different nationalities, different cultures and languages. You want to work within a successful and recognised company, but you also want the freedom to bring forward your own solutions and to make your own impact. You want to work somewhere where people really do know each other by name and where they genuinely want to help and challenge each other to learn, be better and more innovative every day. Most importantly, you want to work in a business where spreading joy is the mission and where we all have fun making it happen.

Photobox Group Security mission and principles

Our mission is to secure the magic moments created by our customers, across all our brands. Our operating principles define what we focus on and how we make decisions. We hold ourselves accountable against these principles.

  1. We are enablers for the organisation, not blockers
  2. We drive transparency and accountability in risk management
  3. We minimise vulnerabilities
  4. We hack ourselves first
  5. We educate and empower our internal stakeholders and developers
  6. We contribute to adding financial value

Why join Photobox Group Security?

PhotoBox Group Security is a trusted, high-energy, empowered, and proactive team. If you are looking for a place to make a difference, learn a lot, be part of a highly productive team, and are able to work collaboratively with all parts of the business, this is the place for you.

We have a great culture, with a very horizonal structure. We expect you to be knowledgeable, trustworthy, empowered, friendly, focused, and responsible.

How to apply

We use Workable to track all our applicants, so your first step is to use the ‘Apply here’ link at the top of this page

In order to provide a fair and objective recruitment process, before we invite you for face-to-face interviews, we ask you to submit a number of answers to theoretical and practical questions (questions based on from quotes taken from your CV).

Until the the 8th of June, the best way for us to meet you and for you to meet us is to participate on the Open Security Summit (

About us

Photobox Group is Europe’s leading digital consumer service for personalised products and gifts and parent of the Photobox, Moonpig, Hofmann and posterXXL brands.

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