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Information Security Engineering Lead

Information Security Engineering Lead

  • Location GB: Douglas House
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ066050
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

IT&S Group

Job Summary:

At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge.
We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders, and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a new point of view, collaborative spirit, and to challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero! Data is at the core of bp's digital ambition. Digital Security partners with our data and analytics community supporting the portfolio of platform services that addresses the increasing demand for data and development of advanced digital products across bp.

Job Description:

We are looking for an Information Security Engineering Lead with a strong background in designing, engineering, and deploying security across cloud big data services. 

The Information Security Engineering Lead (Product and System Cyber Resilience) will be responsible for providing security engineering technical expertise across cloud big data service, ensuring Product, Platforms and integrations align with digital security policy. So, data stored and processed in their Products is secure, while enabling secure access and consumption by business users and applications. Enabling the business to deliver securely at speed. We are passionate technical leaders, driving innovation and working directly with product teams to protect bp’s data within their products and underlying platforms.  

You will advocate for and ensure that the development teams adhere to secure software development best practices (e.g., threat modelling, technical design review, resilience testing, monitoring & alerting, code review, and documentation) 

Key Responsibilities  

  • You’ll be joining bp’s Information Protection Security Engineering team, providing security engineering capability supporting Azure and AWS based data platform products and services. 
  • You'll be will be reviewing and advising on security information protection best practice  
  • You’ll work in a hands-on role - close to technology deployed within data services working alongside data consumers and, amongst others, infrastructure, security, and privacy disciplines having direct responsibility to lead the design, engineering and deployment of security features and processes responding to data platform development demands (customer-led and security-led). 
  • You’ll work in a multifaceted and fast paced environment built around agile and continuous improvement delivering features based on continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD). 
  • As a senior role, you will have activity management responsibilities for bp staff or supplier security engineers as well as an individual contributor. 
  • You’ll champion the broader digital security agenda through the wider bp data & analytics communities. 
  • Excellent cloud / data lake / data platform and associated technologies knowledge. 
  • Experience working in security across cloud platforms with a specific emphasis on working across big data / data analytics platforms. 
  • Strong demonstrated hands-on technical proficiency (see ‘Technical competencies’). 
  • Experience working across the information lifecycle. 
  • A good understanding and application of technology to support the regulatory environment for information management - particularly related to personal and high value data. 
  • A strong leader, communicator, influencer, and team player. 
  • A passion for continuous learning, professional development, and knowledge sharing. 

Technical competencies 

Exposure to a range of the core technical proficiencies / knowledge across the following domains and technologies is desirable. 


  • Azure DevOps service 
  • Infrastructure as a Code tools 
  • Code analysis - .NET, Python 3, PowerShell / Bash 
  • OPA 
  • M365, Power Platform 
  • Experience of Solution Architecture 


  • ETL tools 
  • Security Logging technologies 
  • Big Data technologies 
  • Cloud proficiency – Azure, AWS, AliCloud 
  • Modern Infrastructure as code technologies  
  • Identity and Access Management 
  • CICD Security Tools configuration and enablement 

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Analytics, API and platform design, Business Analysis, Cloud Platforms, Coaching, Collaboration, Configuration management and release, Continuous deployment and release, Data Structures and Algorithms, Digital Project Management, Documentation and knowledge sharing, Facilitation, Information Security, iOS and Android development, Mentoring, Metrics definition and instrumentation, NoSql data modelling, Relational Data Modelling, Risk Management, Scripting, Service operations and resiliency, Software Design and Development, Source control and code management {+ 4 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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