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Principal Security Architect



Reading, UK
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Location: United Kingdom

Recruiter: Patryk Abramowicz

Keyloop bridges the gap between dealers, manufacturers, technology suppliers and car buyers.

We empower car dealers and manufacturers to fully embrace digital transformation. How? By creating innovative technology that makes selling cars better for our customers, and buying and owning cars better for theirs.

We use cutting-edge technology to link our clients’ systems, departments and sites. We provide an open technology platform that’s shaping the industry for the future. We use data to help clients become more efficient, increase profitability and give more customers an amazing experience. Want to be part of it?

Purpose of role

Reporting to the Information Security Director, the Principal Security Architect creates and designs security for Keyloop’s infrastructure, maintains documentation, and develops architecture patterns and security approaches to new technologies and initiatives.


This role is flexible in respect to working location and work can be home based, hybrid or in any Keyloop office.

Role Responsibilities

As the Principal Security Architect, you will need to:

  • Act as the central point of contact within Keyloop with regards to Information Security cloud strategy.
  • Lead the design and implementation of the company cloud first strategy.
  • Collaborate across application and infrastructure teams including Architecture, Design, Engineering, DevOps to influence, create, and review solution design documents and advocate security best practice.
  • Create and maintain security architecture patterns and reference Security architecture patterns.
  • Continually review and extend Security Playbooks and preventative controls in line with a continuous improvement framework.
  • Collaborate with internal DevOps and DevSecOps security champions and teams to help provide support & guidance around adopting security by design ethos in the development lifecycle.
  • Support the continuous improvement of Keyloop’s security operations for monitoring, testing and, where necessary, conduct security implementation review audits.
  • To deliver technical and risk-based reports and official papers relating to test findings, aligned to an agreed framework.
  • Provide consultation for changes required for the Keyloop security risk register, CAB and Architecture Review Board meetings.
  • To drive security innovation in through R&D and adopting latest technologies.
  • Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them.
  • Test and evaluate security products.
  • Understand and interpret legacy infrastructure and design

Why join us?

We’re on a journey to become market leaders in our space – and with that comes some incredible opportunities. Collaborate and learn from industry experts from all over the globe. Work with game-changing products and services. Get the training and support you need to try new things, adapt to quick changes and explore different paths. Join Keyloop and progress your career, your way.

An inclusive environment to thrive

We’re committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. One that respects all dimensions of diversity. We promote an inclusive culture within our business, and we celebrate different employees and lifestyles – not just on key days, but every day.

Be rewarded for your efforts

We believe people should be paid based on their performance so our pay and benefits reflect this and are designed to attract the very best talent. We encourage everyone in our organisation to explore opportunities which enable them to grow their career through investment in their development but equally by working in a culture which fosters support and unbridled collaboration.