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Principal Security Engineer

  • Managed Security Services
  • Hybrid Remote
  • Permanent
Principal Security Engineer

Who are we looking for?

Due to continued growth across Bridewell we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Security Engineer to join our Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) team. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for leading client onboarding projects, managing Azure Sentinel proof of concepts, and developing custom data connectors. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) and DevOps Pipelines with Bicep/Terraform and proficiency in scripting/programming languages such as Python/Go, particularly for Azure Function Apps.

What you’ll be doing
  • Client Onboarding Projects: Lead and execute comprehensive client onboarding processes, ensuring a seamless transition and integration into SOC.
  • Azure Sentinel Proof of Concepts (PoCs): Design, implement, and manage PoCs for Azure Sentinel, demonstrating its capabilities and value to clients.
  • Custom Data Connectors: Develop, test, and deploy custom data connectors to integrate various data sources into security information and event management (SIEM) systems.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Utilise Bicep and Terraform for automating the deployment and management of cloud infrastructure, ensuring scalability and consistency.
  • Scripting and Automation: Develop and maintain automation scripts using Python/Go and Function Apps to streamline security operations and processes.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Client Engagement: Work closely with clients to understand their security needs, provide expert advice, and ensure their satisfaction with our services.
  • Pre-Sales Support: Work closely with the sales team to accurately scope projects and their deliverables to ensure enough resources and time are allocated.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for projects, processes, and configurations.

What we’re looking for
You’ll have experience of: 
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a security engineering or similar technical role, with at least 3 years in a senior or lead position.
  • Proven experience in running client onboarding projects and managing Azure Sentinel deployments.
  • Extensive experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Bicep and Terraform.
  • Proven experience with DevOps Pipelines and methodologies.
  • Strong proficiency in scripting/programming languages, particularly Python/Go, and experience with Function Apps and REST API integrations.

Technical Skills:
  • Deep understanding of cloud security principles and practices, particularly in Azure, AWS, GCP.
  • Expertise in security information and event management (SIEM) systems, preferably Azure Sentinel.
  • Knowledge of networking, firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, and other security technologies, including on-premise infrastructure, and how these integrate into SOC monitoring.
  • Familiarity with compliance standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, CIS and GDPR.

Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Leadership and mentorship capabilities.

What’s in it for you? 

Our vision is to create a safe, inclusive digital world where people and organisations can thrive. Our values of Do the Right Thing, One Team and Above and Beyond emphasises the importance of the part we play in society, and our commitment to our people and clients.  Our story to-date has been phenomenal, but success doesn’t end here and as we continue to grow and scale, we want to keep the same culture, passion and commitment to high quality that has enabled us to get this far. Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following:  
  • Competitive Salary  
  • 25 Days Holiday - Plus buy and sell options 
  • Flexible Working (around core office hours) 
  • Profit Share Scheme 
  • Company Pension 
  • Employee Shareholder Scheme 
  • Dedicated Training Budget 
  • Home Office Equipment (for remote working employees) 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme 
  • Private Healthcare (incl. Gym discounts) 
  • Vision Care 
  • Birthday off (After 1 year) 

About Bridewell 

One of the most exciting prospects in the UK Cyber Security sector today, Bridewell is one of the fastest growing Cyber Security services businesses with a strong track record for delivering complex security projects and providing excellent customer service. Bridewell has an exciting and varied portfolio of clients across Financial Services, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government, Critical National Infrastructure and more. Bridewell holds the Gold level, Investors in People award which we feel solidifies and reflects on the outstanding calibre that makes us truly One Team.
Along with our focus on our people, we also have a big focus on sustainability and recognise the role we play in the fight against climate change. Today, Bridewell is proud to be a carbon negative business.  
Location: Bridewell operates a hybrid and flexible working policy, however you will be required to travel to different sites on occasion.  

Note: To be eligible for this job you must either hold SC or be eligible and willing to go through security clearance.  

Bridewell values diversity in the workplace and is a fair and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an equal and inclusive working environment, with the aim that our employees will be truly representative of all sections of society and each person feels respected and able to give their best. 

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What's in it for you

Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following a variety of benefits. 
Here are just a few of our may benefits:






Competitive Benefits

We provide a broad range of benefits to ensure our employees can access the health and wellbeing services they need. We do not have a performative work culture – if you are sick we will strongly encourage you to take time off.

In addition to your annual leave, we provide a number of additional days off for health, community and family reasons. You will also gain additional days off the longer you work at Bridewell.

We offer a variety of great benefits ranging from pension and competitive salaries to share options and travel expenses.