Security Architect


London, UK (HQ)


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Why Deliveroo?

Our mission is to transform the way you shop and eat, bringing the neighbourhood to your door by connecting consumers, restaurants, shops and riders. We are transforming the way the world eats and shops by making access to food and products more convenient and enjoyable. We give people the opportunity to buy what they want, as they want it, as they want it.We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and, we are always looking for new ideas.

As a Security Architect, you will implement different company wide security controls and technologies spanning 12 geographies. Working with important partners and members of the Security team, you will and help implement the security strategy.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager Security Architecture, you will work on a range of security activities. You will directly influence the security posture of many projects across the company to ensure that security plays an important part in everything we do.


What you'll do

  • Be one of the central points of contact with the business with regards to cyber security.

  • Work with important partners to ensure that security is built into the design of projects across the business.

  • Build important security controls and technologies for the Security team and support the security strategy.

  • Analyse applications, and infrastructure to identify important architectural risks, and recommend and lead 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.

  • Support the Security Risk Management function on the development of security policies, security audits, risk management, and security awareness and training.



  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.

  • Hands-on and technical background with a understanding of enterprise systems, the security threats they face, and how to remediate them.

  • Broad knowledge of the security technologies and capabilities used in an enterprise, in a high growth, cloud-based environment.

  • Experience developing a security technology "blueprint" applying a cloud framework (e.g, AWS Well Architected) to build secure, 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.

  • Knowledge of at least one security domain (e.g., identity and access management, application security, data security, cloud security).


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 experience.



Workplace & Benefits

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. Benefits differ by country, but we offer many benefits in areas including healthcare, well-being, parental leave, pensions, and generous annual leave allowances, including time off to support a charitable cause of your choice. Benefits are country-specific, please ask your recruiter for more information.


At Deliveroo, 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 businesses in a rapidly growing industry.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our hiring process. We recognise that some candidates may require adjustments to apply for a position or fairly participate in the interview process. If you require any adjustments, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will make every effort to provide the necessary adjustments to ensure you have an equitable opportunity to succeed.


This role is based in hybrid in our London HQ.


A competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package

Time to recharge

  • 25 days of annual leave (increases with tenure) and public holidays
  • One paid day off each year to volunteer or support a charity of your choice


  • Headspace membership
  • Fitness membership
  • Private medical, medical subsidy or Wellbeing Allowance, dependent upon location



  • We pay every employee competitively for the role they are performing in their respective location
  • Most employees are eligible for a variable cash bonus that directly rewards individual contributions and is linked with broader company success

Work life

  • Market-leading Parental and Compassionate Leave Policies
  • Work-from-home kit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Roolearn platform, giving you access to content from leading L&D provider
  • Employee Resource Groups including Women in Tech, Roo-LGBTQ+, Racial Equity and more


  • Free Deliveroo Plus subscription (or equivalent)
  • While this varies by country, you’re likely to have monthly team lunches and, if you are in the office, frequent opportunities to try new foods