Durlston Partners

Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security
Up to £100,000

Cybersecurity Engineer – FinTech – Up to £100k base – REMOTE in Europe


Location: Remote

Reports to: VP of Engineering


About the Company

Durlston Partners are working with a rapidly growing FinTech start-up headquartered in Europe, renowned as a leader in quant technologies. Their innovative solutions have earned them the title of “Best Quant Technology Provider” at the UK & US Hedgeweek awards. Currently, their products are trusted by investors managing a total of $5 trillion in Assets under Management (AuM).


Specialising in macro strategies and cross asset allocation, their SaaS enterprise platform delivers operationally-ready datasets across diverse financial instruments. The cutting-edge platform empowers users to research, build, and deploy customized strategies, giving them a competitive edge in the market.


Central to their offerings is their data validation engine, DaVe, a managed cloud service that streamlines financial data delivery by ensuring accuracy, normalisation, and cleanliness. DaVe acts as a crucial link between data vendors and investment managers, bridging the gap in this increasingly demanding landscape.


Company Values

The company encourages curiosity, systematic thinking, building for longevity, reducing friction for actions, and valuing honest opinions.


Company Vision

Their mission is to refine the world’s data because they firmly believe that having the right information at the right time can transform lives.


Growth Plan

The company is dedicated to enhancing the user experience of their SaaS platform. Their latest initiative involves implementing a ChatGPT-4 based user interface, enabling users to express investment ideas through natural language conversations with their AI bot. They maintain close ties with their customers through their offices in London, NYC, and Sydney, ensuring continuous improvement of their products and services.


What the Company Offers

  • A collaborative and diverse work culture fostering innovation
  • An opportunity to contribute significantly to the global image of the growing business
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits supporting employees’ well-being
  • London office – ability to work fully remote from Europe


Expectations from Employees

  • Employees are expected to demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a commitment to continuous improvement. The company values proactive individuals who take ownership of their work and contribute actively to the team’s success.



  • As a Cybersecurity Engineer, the individual will play a pivotal role in safeguarding the company’s digital ecosystem, employing advanced methods to fortify the security of financial data and defend against cyber threats.


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring security of the platform and cloud resources, covering applications and infrastructure
  • Defining and implementing vulnerability management processes for first party and third-party code
  • Collaborating with the DevOps team to integrate security into the development process and pipelines
  • Performing threat modelling and penetration testing for new and existing services
  • Enhancing the detection stack, including data feeds, rule building/tuning, and associated response processes/automation
  • Collaborating closely with the IT team to educate users and secure devices and the office environment



  • Over 4 years of experience in cybersecurity
  • Hands-on experience implementing security in cloud environments (AWS/Azure/Kubernetes)
  • Understanding of cryptographic standards, encryption protocols (TLS, SSL, Symmetric, Hashing, etc.), and key management
  • Experience with SIEM, Endpoint detection and response
  • Knowledge of authentication protocols and authorization best practices
  • Proficiency in scripting languages and security operations
  • Experience implementing compliance standards like ISO27001 or SOC2 and vendor management processes


Desired Skills

  • Previous experience in a start-up environment
  • Familiarity with ChatGPT or equivalent LLM to enhance productivity
  • Interest in trading, finance, or quantitative analysis



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