Security Architect


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 12/26/2020
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  • Company Address: 2nd floor - Vox Studios, 1–45 Durham Street, London, SE11 5JH

About Nutmeg

Nutmeg is changing the way people manage their money. Combining an investment team with over 75 years’ expertise with intuitive technology, we offer all UK investors high-quality wealth management and personalised financial advice services with totally transparent charging.

Job Description

Who we are:

Nutmeg is Europe’s leading Digital Wealth Manager, but we don’t want to stop there! We’re continuing to build our platform to help us achieve our mission of being the most trusted Digital Wealth Manager in the world.

Job in a nutshell:

We are in the process of expanding our security function with the addition of a Security Architect.

As the Security Architect, you will be taking on the development and continual improvement of security processes and controls within our award-winning web and investment management platform.

With a wide range of responsibilities, the Security Architect will be a key, hands on individual who will help to drive the business forward in a secure and compliant manner, ensuring that Nutmeg maintains its position as a leader in the FinTech sector.


        Defend the business by building and implementing security processes and procedures in order to identify, protect, and respond to risk
        Continuous development, implementation, and monitoring of a strategic and comprehensive information security and IT risk management programme
        Work with engineering teams to educate them on best practices like OWASP, encryption standards (in transit and at rest), data security, integrity and API security
        Partner with stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of security concerns and promote responsible behaviour by improving the security culture internally

Your skills:

        Excellent knowledge of the cybersecurity threatscape (including keeping up to date with the security industry)
        Strong cloud experience, ideally with AWS, including relevant security tools, features and best practices
        Experience of IDS, anomaly detection, WAF, vulnerability management, penetration testing (including tools like Burp and Nessus)
        Proven knowledge of SIEM, including setup and patterns for working with custom log formats
        First class understanding of secret management both at application level (ideally with Vault) and for internal users
        Professional security management certification
        Understanding of ISO27001 and ability to implement the policy according to legislation
        Ideally, an understanding of container schedulers (we use Kubernetes), and associated tools like Terraform, Harbor, service meshes, mTLS, etc
        Proven leadership, management (including managed services), senior stakeholder engagement, and contract & vendor negotiations.


    25 days’ holiday
    Birthday day off
    2 days’ paid community leave
    Daily delivery of fresh fruit and artisanal coffee
    Cycle storage and showers onsite
    Choice of hardware
    Generous pension plan
    Private healthcare from day 1
    Season ticket loans
    Competitive salary
    Access to coaching platform & regular knowledge sharing
    Part of a diverse and inclusive Nutmeg team

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