Data Platform Engineering Manager - Cyber Data Platform

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

United Kingdom

Apply by: 27/09/2024

Data Platform Engineering Manager - Cyber Data Platform


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About the role

As the Data Platform Engineering Manager in the cyber data team, you will play a crucial role in the development, management, and optimisation of our self-served cyber data infrastructure. You will lead technical decisions and be responsible for a team of data platform engineers to provide a reliable and robust data platform, enabling seamless acquisition, storage, processing and analysis of security data for operational, analytics, machine learning and Gen AI purposes. The data platform lies at the heart of our security detection strategy, serving wider security teams.

You will be responsible for

Data Architecture: Design, build and management of realtime, near realtime and batch data architectures that support threat detection, incident response and reporting through advanced analytics, machine learning and GenAI capabilities.

Data Integration and Transformation: Implement and manage the automated frameworks for integrating data from various security sources into the security data lake. Also, the data transformation frameworks to move data between the raw, trusted, and curated data layers.

Data Security and Compliance: Implement and enforce data security standard methodologies, ensuring the protection of sensitive information and compliance with relevant regulations.

Automation and DevOps: Implement various automations and DevOps practices to streamline the deployment, configuration, and management of data platform components.

In addition to the above core accountabilities, I am also responsible for,

  • Contributing to and supporting the ongoing recruitment and talent development process for cyber data team at Tesco
  • Providing reporting and insight to the cyber security leadership team and other senior representatives of the business
  • The management of service providers and teams I work with inside and outside of Tesco

You will need

Relevant experience as an Engineering Manager, leading teams and managing data projects at scale

Solid programming experience with programming languages like Python or Java along with proficiency in SQL

Experience working with cloud platforms (e.g., Azure, GCP) and big data technologies like Spark, Flink, Hadoop etc.,

Solid grasp of Kubernetes, CI/CD and Terraform

Working knowledge of ETL and ELT frameworks and orchestration tools like Airflow

Hiring, developing, and retaining cyber data platform talent

Ability to deliver clear input, guide, empower the team to achieve desired outcomes

Developing working relationships with various teams and at all levels of seniority to facilitate the adoption of the data infrastructure

Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices

What’s in it for you

We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme of up to 20% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
  • Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
  • The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
  • Free 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
  • A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
  • 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 full range of 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.  If you are applying internally, please speak to the Hiring Manager about how this can work for you - Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

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