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Senior Software Engineer, Security



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Senior Software Engineer, Security

At Deliveroo, our mission is to transform the way you shop and eat, bringing the neighbourhood to your door by connecting consumers, restaurants, shops and riders. In order to do that, we’re building a company where everyone can belong, grow and do the best work of their lives.

As a Security Engineer you will have the opportunity to build and implement various company wide security controls and technologies. Working closely with key business stakeholders and members of the Security team, you will roll up your sleeves and help execute the security strategy and roadmap.

Reporting to the security engineering manager, this hands-on technical role will be working on a range of security projects and activities. You will be directly influencing the security posture of many projects across the company to ensure that security plays a key part in everything we do.

What you’ll be doing

  • Act as one of the central points of contact with the business with regards to cyber security.
  • Work with Security Architects and other key stakeholders to ensure that security is built into the design of projects and initiatives across the business.
  • Build, implement and maintain key security controls and technologies for the Security team and the company aligned to the security strategy and roadmap.
  • Analyse applications, systems, and infrastructure to identify key security risks, and recommend and drive security improvements.
  • Contribute to business and security requirements in product evaluations via the RFP process.
  • Collaborate with the Product Security function to ensure the appropriate security controls and technologies are in place across the tech stack to support DevSecOps.
  • Provide SME support for security technologies or in the event of a security incident as required.
  • Contribute to Security Risk Management function on the development of security policies and standards, security audits, risk management, and security awareness and training.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+years experience in building and deploying Cloud workloads.
  • Experience in coding (Java, golang and Scala), building tools and re-factoring code.
  • Broad knowledge of the security technologies and capabilities used in an enterprise, particularly in a high growth, cloud based environment.
  • Experience with AWS/GCP and containerised environments and ensuring that security architecture and engineering aligns to that model.
  • Deep knowledge of at least one security domain (e.g., identity and access management, application security, data security, cloud security, etc.).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong hands-on and technical background with a solid understanding of enterprise systems, the various security threats and risks they face, and how to remediate them.

Preferred, but not required:

  • Experience in AWS IAM
  • Experience with SAML and SSO
  • Docker
  • Knowledge of security compliance standards and regulations including the GDPR/Data protection.

Why Deliveroo?

Our mission is to transform the way you shop and eat, bringing the neighbourhood to your door by connecting consumers, restaurants, shops and riders. We are transforming the way the world eats and shops by making access to food and products more convenient and enjoyable. We give people the opportunity to buy what they want, as they want it, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas

Workplace & Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in an incredibly exciting space.