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Cyber Security Engineer (Hybrid)

Support Office»IT


Job Reference: 190532BR

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WBA are seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our growing International InfoSec team within WBA. This role has the flexibility to work from either our London, Weybridge or Nottingham offices on a flexible office/home hybrid approach.

The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for designing, engineering, building, configuring, testing, and ensuring the management of the organization's information security technologies. This includes but not is not limited to End Point Protection, DNS and IP Threat Protection, Encryption/Decryption, Scripting, Certificate Management, Centralized Logging, IDS, Networking, Network troubleshooting and Load balancing.

Do you enjoy working within Information Security Incident Response and would like to work with purpose and autonomy? If yes, apply today to find out more!

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for configuration, testing, and management of the organization's information security architecture
  • Designs, builds, operates and automates security solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organization's networks, systems, applications and data
  • Works as a team member on problems of moderate scope, complexity, or diversity
  • May lead small projects and typically works on assignments of small to moderate scope in multiple technology platforms/business areas
  • Responsible for policy development, installation, configuration, testing and maintenance of network and security products such as firewalls, virtual private networks, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, vulnerability scanning systems, router, and switches
  • Conducts security process administration including remediating vulnerabilities. May evaluate and approve firewall requests and VPN access
  • Recommends and implements solutions
  • Eradicates signs of intrusion. Participates in identifying and implementing additional security controls
  • Continually evaluates and upgrades security features
  • Responds to incidents to identify root causes
  • Works with internal technology groups, development teams and partners to develop, implement, maintain and monitor security policies and procedures
  • Manages encryption protocols to protect the organization's data as well as management of authentication and access controls
  • Evaluates information security configurations when intrusions have occurred and monitors the effectiveness of implemented changes
  • Monitors overall compliance with security standards and conducts periodic security audits using techniques such as ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur
  • Performs network security audits and testing and evaluates system security configurations to ensure efficacy and compliance with policies and procedures
  • An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
About you:
  • Knowledge of security protocols and standards, vulnerability assessment tools, packet analyzers, scripting languages and security management suites, penetration testing tools and countermeasures and mitigation techniques applied to web applications
  • Experience with security engineering, identity engineering security applications engineering and/or security infrastructure engineering
  • Knowledge of security protocols and standards, vulnerability assessment tools, packet analyzers, scripting languages and security management suites, penetration testing tools and countermeasures and mitigation techniques applied to web applications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Scripting experience
  • Azure VM experience
  • DNS / IP Threat Protection
  • End Point Protection
  • Certificate Management
  • Elastic Stack
  • Networking background
  • Understanding of TLS
  • Understanding of Forward and Reverse Proxy
About our team – Information Security within WBA
WBA is the world’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, approaching 10,000 stores in the US and thousands more internationally, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.

Information Security is a cross divisional organisation of Walgreens Boots Alliance, supporting WBA’s International Divisions (Walgreens, Boots UK, Global Brands, International Retail etc) with their security needs.
We are looking for a talented and dedicated individual to join the team, who can help to drive forward the security roadmap, support business units to ensure they are taking a security-first approach, and to ensure our business is protected.

You will be part of a conscientious, efficient, sociable team, and as a key member of Information Security, you will be a key part of the organisations continued future success.

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you (All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility)
  • Competitive salary
  • Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • Boots Pension Scheme
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
What’s next
If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

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