Cyber Defence Engineer

UK London


IT Security


3 Jun 2024



Creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive Dojo

Dojo’s 150,000+ customers reflect the diversity of the UK High Street. Building teams with diverse backgrounds that are representative of the customer base which we serve is fundamental to creating innovative products at Dojo. Whoever you are, if you’re passionate about your work, curious, relentless and customer-obsessed, you have a place at Dojo. 

We want everyone to be the best they can be throughout the recruitment process; if you require any additional adjustments please let us know.



The Cyber Defence Engineer will be responsible for maintaining current security tools and their configurations, primarily the SIEM and SOAR. They will also be creating new SIEM use cases, SOAR automations and conducting threat hunting.


What you will do…

  • You will join the team in ensuring smooth operation of vital security tools like SIEM, EDR, and SOAR

  • Build and refine SIEM rules to enhance threat detection efficiency

  • Develop and manage SOAR playbooks and integrations automating response actions

  • You will continuously and proactively conduct threat hunting, you will enjoy the deep dive into data to uncover and mitigate potential security threats

  •  Mentor team members to elevate their technical capabilities for proactive defense, you will empower Analysts with engineering skills

  • You will help strengthen Dojos understanding and response to emerging threats


What you will bring…

  • Hands-On experience with SIEM and SOAR tools, you will be proficient in leveraging security tools for effective threat detection and response

  • Your expertise in detection engineering will be invaluable for improving Dojos security posture

  • You will have experience in automating security processes to enhance operational efficiency

  • You will have demonstrated ability to build and enhance Security Operations Center capabilities

  • Adaptability to Dojos agile environments. You will be a person who thrives in dynamic, fast-paced technology environments

  • You will have Iin-depth knowledge of threat landscapes, including Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures

  • Familiarity with security practices in cloud environments, especially GCP and AWS

  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for the field of cybersecurity.

  • Relevant cyber security qualification(s)


About Dojo

We launched Dojo in 2019 to address business owners’ pain points across the UK. Since then, we’ve seen incredible growth as a scaling fintech, welcoming over 150,000 customers and growing the Dojo team to 1,000+ people across five locations. In that time, we’ve also introduced Dojo Virtual Queues & Bookings and the Dojo restaurant finder app, formerly known as WalkUp and loved by 1,000 restaurants and 750,000 diners. 

Today, we work towards our mission to empower businesses to thrive in the Experience Economy by creating the tools and technology that turn transactions into meaningful relationships. For our business customers, that means fast funding, the fastest payments, smart integrations, and efficient virtual queues & bookings - all with instant insight across the board. For diners, that means getting seated at their favourite restaurants with just a couple of taps on the Dojo app. Whether it’s for busy business owners or hungry diners, every Dojo product is built to address real customer pain points by our dedicated teams in London, Bristol, Hull and Belfast. 

Our values

At Dojo, we’re curious. We have an insatiable desire to learn and innovate. And we’re relentless. We persevere even when it’s easier not to. But, we’re nothing without our customers, who drive everything we do. From day one, Dojo was built on real customer pain points and every one of us is customer-obsessed. 

Our way of working

Dojo has adopted a set of shared principles with the aim of increasing in-person collaboration and amplifying our ‘Customer First’ values. We encourage our employees to meet in-person over virtual meetings, and our communication is mostly asynchronous. Unlike most other businesses, we are intentionally avoiding a rules-based approach, and each team is empowered to make the arrangements that work best for their success. The answer to every scenario which tests these principles is: We trust you to use your judgement responsibly, in the best interest of our customers.

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