United Kingdom Staff Security Engineer


Descrizione del lavoro

Prima is a European tech company that has been disrupting the insurance industry since its launch in Italy in 2015. In 2018 we achieved a €100M investment from Goldman Sachs and Blackstone, the largest in Italian tech history, and we now boast over 1.5 million active clients. In 2022 we also launched in the UK and Spain, becoming a global team.

Our goal is to be the most successful Insurtech and best insurance provider in Europe, measured by the value that we can create and share with our customers.

We are looking for an experienced Staff Security Engineer to join our Security team for the protection of Prima’s customers and platform.

As a Staff Security Engineer, you will be expected to:

  • Act as a technical point of reference to the security team, identifying and taking ownership of wide-scale initiatives to reduce the risk posture of Prima.
  • Actively contribute to Prima’s cybersecurity strategy with a data-driven mindset.
  • Work effectively with Engineering, Product and the wider organisation bring a risk-based approach to decision making.
  • Review and influence both high-level architectural decisions as well as security-relevant implementation details across Prima engineering.
  • Empower the Security team by contributing practices and technical expertise to the team’s continuous improvement processes.


You are our ideal candidate if you meet these requirements:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of AWS and Kubernetes
  • Threat modelling experience
  • A clear understanding of the dynamics of software delivery in an agile, microservices-based environment, inclusive of aspects such as: planning practices and ceremonies, design flow, SDLC, operations and observability, platform engineering, identity, data governance.
  • Ability to identify and communicate effectively security-relevant tradeoffs across all aspects of product delivery
  • Ability to build and operate custom software and infrastructure to support the team’s activities
  • Passion for helping team members to grow and improve
  • A clear understanding of the right balance between security and product development

Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Prima we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn't align perfectly with the requirements. You might still be a great fit!


We will give you all you need to express your talent and work at your best:

  • Innovative and informal workplace
  • Latest generation devices and tools
  • Welfare and company benefits
  • Team building events

We will evaluate salary and contract terms during the interview, in order to ensure you an offer adequate to your experience and to your competence.

The employment is Full Time. This role can be fully office based, part-remote or fully remote. We currently have offices in London (UK), Milan and Rome (Italy), Madrid (Spain) with more countries due to open soon.


Prima is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The company prohibits discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by national laws.



Possibilità full-remote
United Kingdom
Funzione di lavoro