Security Engineer - Security Platforms - DLP

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/08/2019


Security Engineer - Security Platforms - DLP

Welwyn Garden City

About the role

About The Cyber Security Team

Our cyber security team are the eyes and ears of our organisation. We use the latest technologies to increase visibility and protection of systems, services and data. To do this we need to stay ahead of the latest threats and continuously improve our tooling, techniques, and processes.

Responsible for developing and running security processes day-to-day for the Tesco Group, we’re continually working to step change security capability to further enhance the protection and controls that we offer for our customers and colleagues across the UK, Europe and Asia, and we’re looking to add great people to our growing team.

We’re looking to add great people to our growing team because we believe that skilled and passionate people are our greatest asset in reducing risk to our business and customers. We encourage and support continual development and learning, and recognise the importance of keeping up with changes in technology and an evolving threat landscape.

Communication is key – working collaboratively with our software and systems engineering teams to support security throughout the development lifecycle, as well as to build proactive monitoring and responses to security events.

You will be responsible for

The Role - Security Engineer (Security Platforms)

Responsible for the platforms that help secure the organisation. This will include designing, implementing and operating enterprise security technology controls and platforms such as Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Endpoint Detection & Response, Anti-Virus (AV), Email Security Gateways and Cloud Access Service Brokers (CASB). With a focus on protecting and preventing threats, including malicious software and loss of sensitive and confidential data. This role includes managing and improving existing controls, researching new controls and techniques, and improving the overall security compliance through the use of automation, monitoring and alerting, integration with SIEM, and development of security standards, procedures, and playbooks.

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:

  • Follow our Business Code of Conduct always acting with integrity and due diligence
  • Represent the Technology Security team and assist other teams to investigate security incidents
  • Work closely and collaboratively with security, infrastructure and engineering teams
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues within the wider global Technology organisation and the business to establish effective and productive relationships
  • Involvement in and leading of security incidents which occur on Tesco systems
  • Drive improvements for use cases for the security operations team
  • Drive adoption of new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact
  • Keep technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the team
  • Share knowledge with the wider security community
  • Champion continuous improvement within the department

This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.

You will need

Key Skills and Experience

You'll need to demonstrate experience of working with enterprise security platforms:

  • A good understanding of information and cyber security principles and best practices
  • A strong understanding of one or more of the following areas:
    • E-mail security standards (including SPF, DKIM, DMARC and PKI)
    • Data Loss Protection (DLP)
    • Anti-Virus (AV)
    • Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR)
    • Cloud Access Service Broker (CASB)
  • An understanding of Windows and Unix internals would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Experience of working with O365 Exchange Online Protection, Forcepoint, Mimecast or similar security products would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Experience of working with products such as Microsoft, Sophos and Symantec endpoint security would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Ability and willingness to pick up new products and platforms quickly, transferring skills and best practices when needed
  • Flexibility to join an on call rota and work outside of normal business hours when occasionally required
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • CompTIA Security+
    • SANS GIAC
    • SSCP
    • CISSP
    • Or equivalent security certification

Personal

  • Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter
  • Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation

About us

Tesco Technology is not your standard IT Department, we’re a Technology organisation driving change and delivering value by building great products for our customers and colleagues every day.

The retail environment is changing, brought about through developments in technology. The growth of internet shopping, mobile and convenience is changing the way customers want to shop. As a retailer, the customer is at the heart of everything we do and Technology is no different; our aim is to focus on serving customers wherever, whenever and however they want to shop with us.

Our team is innovative, highly-skilled, agile, passionate and fun. If you’re looking for an environment to create cutting edge solutions which make a difference to millions of customers and colleagues across the globe, then this is the place for you.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Privilegecard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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