At Deliveroo, it is our mission to build the definitive food company. In order to do that, we’re building a company where everyone can belong, grow and do the best work of their lives.  

As a Security Architect, you will have the opportunity to design, build, and implement various company wide security controls and technologies spanning 12 geographies.  Working closely with key business stakeholders and members of the Security team, you will roll up your sleeves and help execute the security strategy and roadmap. 

Reporting to the Sr. Manager Security Architecture, this solutions focused role will be working on a range of security projects and activities. You will be directly influencing the security posture of many projects across the company to ensure that security plays a key part in everything we do. 


What you’ll be doing

  • Act as one of the central points of contact with the business with regards to cyber security.
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure that security is built into the design of projects and initiatives across the business. 
  • Build, implement and maintain key security controls and technologies for the Security team and the company aligned to the security strategy and roadmap. 
  • Analyse applications, systems, and infrastructure to identify key architectural risks, and recommend and drive security improvements using a risk based approach. 
  • Articulate business and security requirements in product evaluations via the RFP process. 
  • Collaborate with the Product Security function to ensure the appropriate security controls and technologies are in place across the tech stack to support DevSecOps. 
  • Provide level 3 SME support for security technologies or in the event of a security incident as required. 
  • Support the Security Risk Management function on the development of security policies and standards, security audits, risk management, and security awareness and training.



  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.
  • Strong hands-on and technical background with a solid understanding of enterprise systems, the various security threats and risks they face, and how to remediate them.  
  • Broad knowledge of the security technologies and capabilities used in an enterprise, particularly in a high growth, cloud based environment. 
  • Experience developing and implementing a security technology “blueprint” leveraging a cloud framework (e..g, AWS Well Architected) to build secure, high-performing, resilient and efficient infrastructure for applications and workloads. 
  • Experience with virtualised and containerised environments  (e.g., AWS ECS) and ensuring that security architecture and engineering aligns to that model.
  • Deep knowledge of at least one security domain (e.g., identity and access management, application security, data security, cloud security, etc.). 


Preferred, but not required:

  • A mix of consulting and industry experience. 
  • Experience with security audits and compliance and risk management.
  • Hands-on coding experience.
  • Cloud security experience is a must, but AWS cloud and Google Workspace (G Suite) experience is preferred. 


Why Deliveroo?

Our mission is to be the definitive food company. We are transforming the way the world eats by making food more convenient and accessible. We give people the opportunity to eat what they want, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, seeking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.


Workplace & Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in an incredibly exciting space.

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