Application Security Engineer

With Tessian in London - GB

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Posted on August 12, 2019

About this job

Compensation: £60k - 110k | Equity
Location options: Visa sponsor, Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior, Lead
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Security Software
Company size: 51–200 people
Company type: VC Funded


python, amazon-web-services, security, penetration-testing, docker

Job description


At Tessian, our mission is to keep the world’s most sensitive data and systems private and secure. This means that it’s critical we go above and beyond in regards to securing our platform.

We are looking for an experienced Security Architect/Engineer to come in and help take our security processes, both with our software application & internal practices, to the next level. 

We are looking for someone with a breadth of experience who also wants to get their hands dirty and dig in to the workings of our systems. 

Tessian's Tech Stack Snapshot

  • Python
  • Node.JS
  • .NET
  • AWS
  • Spark
  • Postgres
  • Docker
  • Terraform
  • Concourse


  • Working in and with development teams to ensure security is designed in to new features being built
  • Building and maintaining our security road map
  • Sharing your experience and best practices with the development teams but also product and ops teams
  • Helping to instil a security culture at Tessian (e.g. last year we ran a CTF)
  • Helping Tessian shift security left
  • Working together with external Red Teams and Pen Testers to externally validate the security health of our platform


  • Has demonstrable software security experience
  • Has software development and DevOps experience, and still wants to get stuck in!
  • Is passionate about security & is up to date on the latest threats and techniques
  • Knows their OWASP from their NIST
  • Has some experience with AWS


  • You’ll work alongside amazing, high-performing colleagues
  • We offer a competitive salary (range dependent on experience, from mid to lead) and equity options with every role
  • Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays)
  • Fantastic tech start-up environment, using best practices and cutting edge technologies
  • Company contributions are made towards your pension
  • You’ll get brand-new high-spec equipment to work on & choose your own OS
  • Flexible start times on the tech team
  • One day per week work from home guaranteed for parents & carers
  • We have communal company lunches, and regular team socials and activities
  • One week of remote working from abroad
  • There are plenty of office snacks including fruit, nuts, bread, and cereals, and amazing coffee
  • We offer a cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers and childcare vouchers
  • If you’re coming from abroad, we’ll provide relocation assistance. Over 25% of the company is international and we’re always as supportive as we can be in helping people make the move

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