At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, our journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme, we’re a super destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for good people – if you are interested in helping us shape Avakin Life’s future, this is a great opportunity.

Lockwood is looking for a Director of Cyber Security to head up the security team. This team has wide ranging responsibilities, including GRC, vulnerability management, Application and infrastructure Security, risk reporting, monitoring and alerting, anti-cheat, and threat intelligence. The role would suit someone with strong hands-on technical experience who’s able to think strategically and support a team of subject matter experts. Application and Game security experience is greatly valued, as is previous cyber leadership experience.


  • Responsible for all aspects of Cyber Security at Lockwood, from our products to our infrastructure
  • Bridge the gap between business needs and technical security controls, continuously communicating the need for effective and appropriate controls both vertically and horizontally
  • Ensure appropriate KPIs are set for, and met by, the security team
  • Take a pragmatic view and ensure that investment is well directed and yields the best possible ROI.
  • Line management and support/growth of a small team of security experts
  • Strong ability to deliver through others and support/mentor both within and outside the security team.
  • Ownership of Lockwood’s security infrastructure


    • Strong technical background
    • Strong technical and non-technical communication
    • Ability to translate strategy and requirements between business and technical stakeholders
    • Solid understanding of business infrastructure, including SSO, device authentication, WiFi authentication, PKI, networking fundamentals including VPNs
    • Familiarity with Vulnerability Management approaches and tools
    • Familiarity with data analysis/fraud detection
    • Basic familiarity with risk management and reporting methodologies

    Beneficial: Previous leadership/line-management experience


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