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Lead Cloud Security Engineer

Posted: 11 Aug 2020 Closes: 11 Oct 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/20000185

Lead Cloud Security Engineer


London, Grays Inn Road


Why you should join us…


At ITV, we want to be the digitally led company that brings brilliant content to global audiences wherever, whenever and however they choose.

ITV is going through an exciting time working towards our 'More than TV' strategy, and Cyber Security is at the forefront of the change. Our teams design, build and deliver new and existing products and productions daily which brings incredible variety to the roles we play.  Innovation is at the heart of what we do, and you will have an opportunity to truly shape our security and the technology we work with. We are an established team exploring new ways to work and support all areas of the business in engendering a true secure by design approach.

To achieve our ambition we need to think “outside of the box” to offer a highly agile, reliable, and scalable platform for our product engineering teams that delivers security by design without compromise. If this is something that excites you, then read on...

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Lead Cloud Security Engineer to join us. You will have the unique opportunity to influence key technical security decisions and make a difference to our ‘More than TV’ digital strategy.

You will report to ITV’s Cyber Security Manager and work closely with our Platform & Engineering teams to drive security capability innovation that will expand into the rest of ITV.

This is a hands on role, developing and maintaining the right security tools to provide high levels of security assurance across ITV Cloud Platforms. 

  • You will work with developers across ITV to ensure that security is built in from the start and integrated into our CI/CD pipelines without restricting agility or innovation

  • You will champion security throughout the engineering teams so that security tooling is simple, scalable and highlighly effective for engineers and developers to use.  

  • You will also align closely with the wider Cyber security team, and leverage the experience, particularly when managing incidents

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and embed technical security principles and standards though code 

  • Develop, maintain and automate security tools for configuration management and secure software development

  • Proactively identify vulnerabilities, provide solutions and drive remediation (ideally through automation runbooks)

  • Build centralised security reporting dashboards that provide security assurance across our cloud platforms

  • Be the ‘go to’ person for responding to security incidents across our cloud platforms 

  • Work with our Managed Security Solutions Partner (MSSP) to develop innovative ways to monitor and respond to threats across multiple Cloud platforms 

  • Support the Cyber team with automating existing enterprise wide security tools and contribute to developing innovative integrations with existing tools to orchestrate and automate security processes.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Azure/ GCP / AWS experience

  • Experience with automation & orchestration around security

  • Experience with AWS/ GCP native security tools

  • Demonstrable custom tool development and contribution to open source communities

  • Experience securing public facing web services

  • Use of automation to solve complex problems at scale

  • Demonstrate how security has been embedded with agility in mind

  • Ability to solve complex technical challenges in a collaborative way

  • Solid understanding of addressing security in VMs, containers and serverless

  • Be comfortable building security dashboards

If you are looking for autonomy and wanting the challenge to help define ITV’s cloud security engineering and cyber security capabilities, please apply!


Find out more about our benefits

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working - whatever your preference, we will support you to ensure we provide you the right environment/ work/ life balance

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... our email is


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