Security Engineer

London, England, United Kingdom · Engineering


Security Engineer

BenevolentAI, founded in 2013, creates and applies AI technologies to transform the way medicines are discovered and developed. BenevolentAI seeks to improve patient’s lives by applying technology designed to generate better data decision making and in doing so lower drug development costs, decrease failure rates and increase the speed at which medicines are generated. The company has developed the Benevolent Platform™ - a discovery platform used by BenevolentAI scientists to find new ways to treat disease and personalise drugs to patients.

BenevolentAI is HQ’d in London with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and further offices in New York and Antwerp. BenevolentAI has active R&D drug programmes from discovery to Phase II in disease areas such as ALS, Parkinson’s, Ulcerative Colitis and Sarcopenia.

The role

As a senior security engineer you will be working closely with the site reliability, application and data management teams on securing company’s cloud infrastructure(AWS), services and datasets. You will be responsible for designing and implementing a company-wide cloud security strategy, providing threat assessments for each AWS environment and identifying risks associated with current operating practices.

You will also drive the remediation of diagnosed vulnerabilities, architect SecOps pipelines and develop threat detection strategies to identify anomalous activities and attacks. Moreover, you will collaborate with data managers in order to design fine-grained technical controls around access to sensitive datasets and ensure their compliance with the regulatory requirements. Other accountabilities include promoting best security practices across all engineering teams, handling security incident response and staying up to date with industry standards.

Primary responsibilities

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Who are we?

We have assembled a diverse, exceptionally talented and spirited team to tackle the most pressing and challenging problems at the intersection of artificial intelligence and drug discovery. We bring our ideas and passion for new technology and medicine discover to life by questioning traditional scientific dogmas.

Our core values reflect who we are and how we work and they are so important to achieve our mission: Bring better medicine to patients faster.

Put patients first. Drive to delivery. Break boundaries. Own the solution.

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