Senior Security Engineer

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/04/2024

Senior Security Engineer

Welwyn Garden City

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About the role

This role is for a hands-on senior security engineer focused on prevention capability and secure email configuration.

This includes protecting a large and diverse estate of assets and identities. These are both on-prem and in public cloud, from servers to user workstations. The security engineer will need to collaborate with security, infrastructure, and wider teams across Tesco Technology to reduce the attack surface and support optimum prevention configuration on both endpoint and email security.


You will be responsible for

Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of threat prevention capabilities, system hardening and secure email configuration across the organisation. This includes regular vendor engagement and collaborating with Security Operations, and Security Engineering teams in the continuous improvement lifecycle

You will need

Key skills and experience

•        Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

•        Experience hardening technology systems

•        Experience managing and maintaining email security gateways.

•        Knowledge and understanding of email security prevention configuration (DMARC, DKIM, SPF)

•        Ability to work independently and collaboratively across cyber security, infrastructure, and technology teams.

•        A broad understanding of security concepts; an interest and passion for cyber security

Relevant technical skills:

•        Hands-on experience working with cyber security prevention platforms.

•        Working knowledge of at least one programming language, including scripting languages such as Python / PowerShell / Bash

•        Understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK framework (or equivalent) and emerging threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures

•        Knowledge of hardening & compliance frameworks or guidelines

•        Understanding of REST APIs

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re proud to have been accredited Disability Confident Leader and we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support we can offer, please click here.

We’re a big business and we can offer a range of diverse full-time & part-time working patterns across our many business areas, which means that we can find something that works for you.  We work in a more blended pattern - combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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