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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Starting from £48,000 + Excellent Benefits

Gloucester, GB Flexible, GB

Career Area:  Data, Tech & IT

Security Platform Engineer

Security Platform Engineer

Join us in driving excellence, innovation, and security at EDF UK!

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Security Platform Engineer to join a brand-new function within an existing team where you’ll have the opportunity to help shape and mould the future of this new team.


At EDF UK, we are on a mission to help Britain achieve Net Zero by championing trust and confidence in our brand, ensuring the safety of nuclear power, maintaining the availability of critical systems, and safeguarding our customers' data and sensitive nuclear information. Join our diverse Cybersecurity team, where you will play a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and promoting a secure environment.


Pay, Benefits, and Culture

In addition to a starting salary of £48,000, the potential to earn a 5% bonus and 28 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, we offer a market-leading pension scheme and a host of flexible benefits to support you in all aspects of life. From electric vehicle leasing to enhanced parental leave, health insurance, and exclusive discounts, your rewards package is designed to cater to your unique needs.


Embrace flexible working with the option to work from home, complemented by a suite of IT equipment for remote productivity. Our team is based in our Gloucester office and you’ll be expected to visit the office once or twice a month for essential meetings, the rest of the time, your work environment is your choice.


Dylan Arkle, Security Engineer says: "I have found working in the Security Engineering team to be an exciting and challenging opportunity since I have been provided with a variety of interesting projects/work to focus on where I have learnt about different parts of EDF Energy estate and their various technologies. That exposure has provided me with experience in a range of different areas. Throughout my time working in the Security Engineering team, I have found everyone in the team to be very supportive and friendly when requiring support. The team provides a flexible way of working offering flexible working hours and the option for working from home encouraging a healthy work-life balance."


At EDF, everyone is welcome. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone's voice is heard, and you can be yourself. Striving for equality, diversity, and inclusion, we encourage applicants from all walks of life, aiming for an equal gender balance, representation from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, individuals with disabilities, and those supporting social mobility. As a disability-confident employer, we will make necessary adjustments to support your application and ensure you thrive in your role.


What You’ll be doing:

  • Working as part of a new security platform team, you will be able to contribute and shape the way in which the team operates.
  • Applying software & security patches, performing security device configuration changes, improving firewall access policies, ensuring our security mitigations and threat profiles operate as expected.
  • Monitoring and Capacity Management across the security infrastructure
  • Performing security posture management including security policy reviews, vulnerability management, and SASE controls
  • Planning, scheduling, and executing platform upgrades.
  • Working with our GRC teams, contributing towards our regulatory requirements.
  • Help shape and then test our security controls and contribute towards improving our overall security posture.
  • Contribute towards and then operating in line with our defined platform standards.


Who you are, and what you will bring:

As a Security Platform Engineer, you will need as much demonstrable knowledge and experience in as many of the following areas as possible.

  • Enterprise grade next generation firewalls and SASE products
  • Vulnerability Management & Email Hygiene Solutions
  • Web Proxies and Internet traffic controls
  • Enterprise network monitoring tools
  • Administrating network security access policies
  • Configuring new security profiles and protections
  • DNS & SSL Certificates
  • Stakeholder management, and good customer facing skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision and to integrate well within a team.
  • Agile development and operations using SAFe, scrum or a similar method.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and communicate with both IT and business-facing colleagues.
  • Experience of working with Security Ops, compliance, risk, and governance practices
  • Previous experience working for an MSSP would be considered a plus.


Eligibility to obtain Security Check (SC) clearance is a requirement for this role.


Closing date for applications: 05/03/24

Location: Gloucester/Home working


Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.


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