DevSecOps Engineer

London - Remote

The DevSecOps Engineer is key to the company’s Technological Security and Compliance strategy to ensure that Security and DevOps best practices adhere to the highest standards. This role is central to helping grow and scale of one of the UK’s most promising FinTech startups. A Barclays Techstars graduate, Nimbla keeps the thriving world of small business alive. On a high growth trajectory, we seek talented team members to help us build the future of small business protection. Salary: £60k to £70k

About the role

We count on you to have a direct impact on Nimbla’s success while boosting yours in the process. Passion, flexibility and drive are essential to what we do and how we do it. By joining a team where we value difference and focus on results over hours, you will gain full control over your role. Our future is bright -we’re taking Nimbla to Europe and beyond- and we’re bringing together a brilliant team to do it. So if you’re looking for the freedom to advance a game-changing business that helps SMEs trade with confidence while growing your own career, do apply.

About you

You are a highly innovative DevSecOps Engineer who will architect a cloud-based environment’s autoscaling and at-edge compute features and be familiar with cloud-hosted solutions and services. You will also be involved in maintaining and developing cloud-based infrastructure services while making continued service improvements. As part of a rapidly growing technical organisation, you will develop your skills in multiple challenging disciplines. Passionate about supporting a growing business you are looking for the opportunity to use yourDevOps experience to shape the vision and the future of the organisation. You excel in an open environment where you will have the flexibility to work in a way that suits you best. With a passion for high-quality innovative businesses, you will be experienced in infrastructure and security management in a rapidly growing organisation.

You Will

  • Work as part of a team on cloud-hosted applications in use daily by small and major global companies.
  • Own, maintain and improve all aspects of the DevOps process
  • Design and implement mechanisms that efficiently identify and mitigate security risks within the existing DevOps workstreams.
  • Manage data synchronisation and backup processes.
  • Build a continuous delivery environment that will support the technical needs of the company and improve the secure software development lifecycle
  • Create, iterate, and optimize internal tooling to allow the Development team to move faster and remain agile

  • Own, maintain and improve all aspects of the Security processes
  • Monitoring, testing, auditing, and regulatory compliance systems within the company to communicate risk in a manner that will inform business decisions
  • Manage internal Cybersecurity training tools and regular training campaigns
  • Identify threats by conducting continual monitoring, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments as well as keep audit logs analysis and implement remedial actions
  • In the event of a breach, conduct incident response activities involving containment to remediation and lessons learnt.
  • Build and maintain the overall security integrity of both the cloud and internal environments, physical devices as well as the adopted processes

Your Experience

  • Champion of the security agenda within the organisation, fostering uptake of all security practices through meaningful engagement
  • Deep understanding of the methods of technical attack and how these can be detected within a digital/Cloud environment.
  • Experience of managing and improving security monitoring, prevention and control systems including anti-virus, web proxies and security software.
  • Significant experience in managing and patching vulnerabilities across a host of assets
  • Have working experience of Infrastructure automation, ideally using Terraform.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, ideally with GitLab.
  • Experience with containerisation, ideally using Docker and ECS or Kubernetes.
  • Proficient in managing cloud service systems and APIs
  • Deep knowledge of networking, infrastructure, and applications from a DevOps perspective with a security focus

Bonus Points For

  • Knowledge of Fin-Tech or Insur-Tech
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry
  • Software development and scripting skills, ideally Javascript and/or Python

How to apply

Please email to apply.

At Nimbla We Believe In


  • For our customers: We aim to make business a fairer place by protecting SMEs from bad debt.
  • For our team: Together, we create an environment in which everyone is comfortable developing within their roles and within the business

Aim to learn something new every day, big or small to grow personally and bring about positive change


  • We each strive to be creative, support innovation and wonderful experiences to our users
  • Measuring Performance More Than Time
  • Work smarter rather than harder
  • Measure results rather than time

Flexible working

  • Once you are familiar with our objectives and the way we work, you will also have the opportunity to work remotely.
  • We are based in the comfortable and trendy ToG Whitechapel workspace, a stone’s throw from The City. We will love to see you there

What You Would Expect

  • A competitive salary
  • Choice of tech for your day to day work
  • Tech Purchase Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • £1,000 personal development budget each year to spend on anything you see fit
  • Comfortable and trendy London workspace, a stone’s throw from The City
  • Free on-site gym (Re-opening soon, hopefully)
  • Holidays: we offer 28 days of holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and your birthday off.

Work-Life Balance

  • Autonomy and Empowerment: What matters is that the job gets done and that we help each other in accomplishing our vision and goals. Once the goals are set, we trust you to achieve results the way you think is best.
  • Radical Candour: We all want to grow, and we help each other do so by maintaining candid, open conversations, especially when it’s hard. Be kind, and be opened and honest
  • Dynamic Working Hours: We trust you to establish an effective working pattern that allows you to excel in your role. This includes working from home, of course.
  • Learning and Development: Books, courses, and £1,000 budget to spend as you wish for your personal development.
  • Dogs in the Office: Fur friends are welcome in our office, they will only get spoilt with cuddles and treats

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