Corporate Security Engineer

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Thought Machine is solving one of the biggest problems in banking. Since launching in 2014, our mission has been to liberate banks from outdated, legacy technology which stifles their ability to innovate. Thought Machine’s core product is a cloud native, core banking engine built to run any type of bank - from established Tier 1 banks all the way to new challenger banks.

To move closer to achieving our mission, we are looking for highly talented individuals to join the fast growing team. With a founding team drawn from Google, we have a deep culture of engineering excellence and we believe it is this which delivers a solution compelling enough to engender a seismic shift in the banking industry.

Thought Machine was recognised on LinkedIn’s Top Startups List (2019) and named in Fintech 50 (2019). We pride ourselves on having an excellent internal culture, where we take cultural fit as important as technical fit when we make new hires. At Thought Machine, we strive hard to create a fast-paced, supportive and fun working environment to enable the team to produce the best technical work in the industry.

As a Corporate Security Engineer, you will work within the Security team to support the maintenance and evolution of a secure corporate environment within Thought Machine. You will be responsible for the design and hands-on implementation of security controls in order to meet the requirements of Thought Machine’s security standards and ISO 27001-27002 certification.


  • Design and implement security controls in line with Thought Machine’s risk management framework.
  • Align security control design with major certifications and standards (ISO27k, SOC2).
  • Develop bespoke security monitoring tools to measure and validate control implementation.
  • Automate administrative security tasks.
  • Conduct security assessments of third-party software and suppliers.
  • Analyse potential cyber threats from a variety of sources, taking appropriate response actions to include threat containment and/or escalation.



  • Strong familiarity with Linux, Mac, and OSS software
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools such as Puppet and Ansible
  • Scripting experience (Bash, Python)
  • Network protocols and secure network design
  • Experience in managing privileged access management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise, own, and complete security operational tasks.


  • Enterprise GSuite security management experience
  • Familiarity with ISO 27001-27002 and NIST 800-53 security controls requirements
  • Experience with data privacy requirements and data flow management
  • Knowledge of Secure Web Filtering & Data Loss Protection tools
  • Experience with administering Mobile Device Management
  • Experience with Cisco devices and network management tools
  • Familiarity with Zero Trust networks and related security concepts


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Private health insurance (including dental & optical)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Onsite gym
  • Sports and hobby clubs, subsidised by Thought Machine
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Huge range of healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, smoothies, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • A talented & experienced team as your colleagues
  • An environment where we encourage learning and progress
  • Weekly food pop up
  • Monthly social with arcade games

Thought Machine is committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and value people who take a journey unique to them. We provide everyone with equal access to professional development. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description.

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