Senior Security Engineer (Cloudflare)

  • Rackspace
  • Greater London, UK
  • Jan 11, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Rackspace are the multicloud solutions experts. Consistently named a 'best place to work' year-after-year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. As a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud MSPs, we keep the customer at the heart of everything we do and our Fanatical Experience™ is renowned throughout the industry!
Our ‘EMEA Security’ practice is looking for Senior Security Engineers in the UK. As part of a small, but fast-growing team, you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) to advise and guide customers on their cloud security journey. 
You will be engaged with industry-leading enterprise customers to help improve their security posture and to remediate security issues present in their environments. Providing thought leadership and consultancy, you will be an expert security professional guiding our customers through their digital transformation journeys in a safe and secure way. This may be applicable to a customer’s single cloud, multi-cloud, or hybrid cloud environment.

You will also be relied upon to help us evolve existing services, as part of a winning team on a mission to deliver market leading security services to our customers.


Job Requirements

  • Provide expert engineering support on Cloudflare solutions.
  • Help run design and deployment scenarios for the following offerings: WAF managed Ruleset and OWASP ruleset + optimization, Cloudflare Firewall + rate limit and application DDoS policies, Cloudflare page rules and transform rules + custom solutions, bot management solutions and threat scoring optimizations, Cloudflare SSL Certificate options and management, Cloudflare SSL for SaaS Cloudflare DNS Management, etc.
  • Onboard and implement web security best practices on websites with Cloudflare core solutions
  • Optimize, deliver and cache performance with Cloudflare Core solutions
  • Thought leadership on securing of a wide variety of origin applications.
  • Expert guidance on cloud security posture.
  • Resolving unhealthy security tools and resolving security incidents.
  • Supporting customers in general cloud security & compliance recommendations.
  • Guiding customers on testing and troubleshooting of security tools as implemented.
  • Supporting Rackspace in development of products and services where required.


Required Skills

  • Some hands-on experience with Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • Proven experience in the implementation of CDN tools.
  • Should have experience with deployment and operation with Cloud WAF and Bot Management Technologies and protecting Web Applications.
  • Analyzing and developing WAF policies to optimize WAF Security on an enterprise scale.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, Web Protocols and TLS Protocols.
  • Confident in delivering consultative security thought leadership.


Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of some, or all, of the following technologies: EDR, IPS, AV, Firewalls, vulnerability management, RASP.
  • Security certifications such as CompTIA Security+, CCSP, CISSP, GCSA and CISM.
  • Relevant certifications/training in Cloud Security Engineering for AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Experienced in securing and/or modernising legacy environments.

About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
More on Rackspace Technology
Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.