Security Engineer

London, UK
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
On Site / Office

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

Vorboss requires someone with a high degree of technical competence who can design and implement new security functions and own the hands-on management of security systems. This role is suited to a candidate with technical engineering background as you will be responsible for maintaining and operating our security systems and deploying new security systems. This role demands someone who can work collaboratively with other teams to understand their needs and ensure they are following good security practices.

The technical environment at Vorboss is modern and varied. We operate our own high-performance network both across London and more widely,and we have considerable infrastructure as well as significant use of cloud.This role offers opportunity to work with cutting-edge tools and methods in ahigh-growth setting.

Key responsibilities:

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive)

•    Monitor systems security posture and seek improvements (e.g.,vulnerability management) on a continuous basis.

•    Research security weaknesses and vulnerabilities and find ways to counter them.

•    Research, evaluate, and implement cyber security solutions.

•    Manage technical evaluations and proofs-of-concept for new cybersecurity solutions.

•    Manage internal and external security testing (red, blue,purple), and security assurance testing.

•    Participate in security evaluations and risk assessment of vendors and third-party solutions supplied to Vorboss.

•    Work with our Systems Engineering team to ensure security capability and systems development are harmonised.

•    Respond to security incidents, leading or assisting in initial response, recovery, remediation and lessons learned as necessary.

The right candidate:

•    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent qualification).

•    Seven or more years’ experience as a Security Engineer or related position.

•    Proven experience developing, operating and maintaining security systems.

•    Extensive knowledge of operating system and database security.

•    Proficiency in networking technologies, network security and network monitoring solutions.

•    A broad knowledge of security systems and technologies.

•    In-depth knowledge of security protocols and principles.

•    Critical thinking skills and ability to solve complex problems.

•    Versatile and adaptable - comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

•    Excellent communication skills.

•    Experience working with Systems Engineering teams, DevSecOps,CI/CD.

•    Security certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM desired.


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally andphysically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that youcan access.  

•    Employee Share Plan-Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*. 

•    Company pension scheme. 

•    Bonus scheme. 

•    5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**. 

•    25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays). 

•    Private Healthcare. 

•    Access to Spill, our mental health support partner. 

•    Cycle to work scheme.  

•    Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider. 

•    Free eye test. 

•    Travel loan. 

•    Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances. 

(*Terms & conditions apply - amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.)   

(**This is capped up to a certain salary). 

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying,harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality,diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment,and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters,whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.