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Job description

What's in it for you
Package Description:

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
• Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
• Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
• 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

About the role
As a Security Analyst, you will be responsible for application control and critical infrastructure protection within our Security team. This includes the design, development and implementation of our controls and policies, and the monitoring and response processes. You'll work to lock down servers and critical systems, preventing unwanted changes and ensuring compliance. You'll be part of a wider team that responds to cyber security threats and seeks continuous improvement.

You will be required to analyse and gain insight from large, complex datasets, focusing on investigating live issues and opportunities for change, development and improvement within your area of specialism. Attention to detail, and an ability to spot trends, will be crucial to gaining insight into complex, often global questions.

The role may require analysis of issues and opportunities in a wide range of underlying technologies: you will work closely with other team members and teams to understand key concepts in these technologies and inform your analysis. You will be required to articulate the results of your analysis to others in order to inform improvements to processes and systems.

You will be responsible for
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 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 need
Key Skills and Experience:

You'll need to have demonstrated experience of:

- A broad understanding of security concepts; an interest and passion for Cyber Security
- An analytical mindset; demonstrated ability to break down and analyse complex problems to gain insight using disparate and large-scale data sources.
- Attention to detail and the ability to spot trends in data.
- An ability to effectively prioritise your work given conflicting demands
- Strong written and verbal communication skills: articulating insight gained through data analysis to team members and those outside the team; making recommendations for next steps and remedial actions/improvements.
- Showing consistently high energy levels; aspiring to make a significant difference over and above your core responsibilities.
- Working within a large-scale organisation a plus; working as part of a team crucial.
- An understanding of app control and critical infrastructure concepts, controls and products is desirable; experience working in a similar team a plus.
- Bachelors degree or demonstrable experience required; advanced degree a plus


• 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
As a leading retailer, with 450,000 colleagues, we serve millions of customers every week, in our stores and online. With around 80 million shopping trips per week, we have a significant amount of systems and data to secure and safeguard. The team uses enterprise security technology, automation and analysis to ensure systems and data is protected, whilst enabling the business to continue.

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.
We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we're finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We're driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world's leading retailer.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

The position will be based at our Campus in Welwyn Garden City
Job Sector
Job Position
Risk Analyst
Welwyn Garden City
Postal Code
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GB, UK Show on map
St Albans
Post date
Closing date

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