Security Engineer

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Full Time
  • Employer: Pepperstone
Job Description

The Pepperstone story started in 2010. Our team describes us as a place for the creative and the driven. We’re a team who do things a little differently: we’re a global fintech that was born digital, nimble, connected, and united in our purpose to truly support every one of our customers’ quests for trading mastery. Our people are motivated to develop their careers in FinTech in a vibrant and fast-paced environment. We thrive on progress – for our traders and for ourselves. We possess a unique organisational culture, combined with a vibrant and fast-paced working environment for driven people who want to grow their career in finance and do so with one of the world’s fastest-growing FX brokers.

The Role


As our Security Engineer, you’ll work at the intersection of Cloud Security, traditional IT Infrastructure Security (incl. host/endpoint security, network security, container security), Security Monitoring, and Security Automation. Working closely with our Head of IT Security, our Security Analysts and IT security service providers, you’ll be responsible for the continuous and systematic delivery of improvements to corporate IT systems and environment, IT Security routine automation, and continuous IT Infrastructure (incl. PaaS and SaaS level) assessment and support.  You’ll get the chance to use your knowledge and previous experience to solve problems, deliver continuous improvement while building out your understanding of new technologies and domains in the field.

Your days will include:

  • Hardening of hosts and endpoint
  • Continuously assess and improve company IT surface
  • Developing and improving on Cloud security policies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Building a centralised, transparent, manageable, and reliable security system from separate tools and solutions
  • Developing and communicating IT Security requirements to technical teams
  • Ensuring the sufficiency of and participation in Security Monitoring coverage development
  • Security Automation and internal tools development

Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of focused experience in defensive Cyber Security with  5+ years in IT and/or Information Security
  • Previous experience with security monitoring (incl. events delivery, detection, response, analysis stages)
  • Strong understanding of modern Windows and/or *nix OS families
  • Understanding of attackers’ techniques and ways in which systems are compromised
  • Intermediate knowledge of cloud security concepts and providers (AWS, GCP, Aliyun, Tencent)
  • Understanding of containers, serverless, and k8s security basics
  • The ability to code in Python or Go for automation purposes with actual experience with bash and/or PowerShell
  • Experience or commitment to learning how to deliver code to production (for own automation purposes)
  • The ability and readiness to analyse systems and processes in depth
  • Committed to further learning and development

Perks & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Genuinely collaborative and friendly culture
  • Flexible working arrangements – we value work-life balance
  • Ongoing Personal Development & Training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Frequent team events and celebrations

Working at Pepperstone

We’re a nimble global company, we respond to changes in the markets and regulatory environment quickly. This means we need to collaborate and communicate! You will be part of a wider passionate and friendly team, and whilst things may not always go to plan, we learn quickly and continually make progress. You’ll also build your career in a supportive environment, with a focus on results, as well as professional and personal growth opportunities. Check out what our team is saying on Glassdoor!


Please express your interest by applying through our Pepperstone Careers page as soon as possible. If you’ve previously applied, we’ve got your details and will reach out if this role is suitable for you.


Pepperstone is an equal opportunity employer.