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Security Engineer - SOAR

Job Reference tesco/TP/10683609/874258

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Welwyn Garden City
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GB Head Office

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 the role

As a Security Engineer, you will leverage your knowledge and expertise to play a key role in developing and implementing automated workflows that will save on human hours, improve consistency, reduce risk, and allow for faster and more effective response.

Help drive the security automation roadmap based on team feedback and through your own research, testing, and development.

Work across multiple teams with security analysts and engineers to design and develop security automations across SOAR platform and other security products and tooling.

Improve existing automations and playbooks to ensure optimal platform performance.

You will be responsible for

  • Design and development of security automations and playbooks.
  • Maintaining the SOAR platform to ensure availability and optimal performance.
  • Improve current workflows, automations and playbook based on stakeholder feedback.
  • Conduct research on potential use cases for security automations and playbooks.
  • Champion the Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response capability by constant development and delivery of security automations.

You will need

  • Hands-on experience with cyber security tools and solutions (ideally SOAR platforms)
  • Understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK framework (or equivalent) and emerging threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Experience working and developing using Python
  • Understanding of REST APIs and demonstrate ability to develop and interact with REST API
  • Experience working with public cloud

Experience and working knowledge with operating systems – both Linux and Windows platforms

  • Self-motivated
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter 
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to build solid working relationships with all levels of seniority
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation. 
  • Demonstrable curiosity, enthusiasm, and pro-active attitude to security and personal development
  • Team player and independent worker

Ability to liaise with subject matter experts

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.