Security Engineer

Date: 13-Jul-2021

Location: Chesterfield, GB, S49 1HQ

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 200381


Security Engineer


Full time



Job title – Security Engineer

The Royal Mail Technology team is passionate about delivering high-quality products and outstanding digital experiences to our customers. Cutting edge technology is fundamental and key in helping us achieve our objective to be recognised as the best delivery company in both the UK and across Europe.

Our award-winning Technology team is at the heart of delivering a transformational journey at Royal Mail. The traditional letters business is declining, but our recent performance and the growth in parcels demonstrates that there is an opportunity for Royal Mail that we can capture, but we need to move quickly. By joining Royal Mail, you will be helping to implement meaningful change, pushing forward with our transformation to become a more agile and even more customer focused business, while delivering more innovation, products and services for our customers. You will be working for a brand that’s a household name and a critical part of the UK’s infrastructure. 


Job Purpose


RMG Cyber Security Operations primary functions are to protect information assets and detect, analyse and respond to security information and events. In support of these objectives, RMG Cyber Security Operations are looking to augment their existing team through the addition of a Security Engineer whose primary functions will be to:

  • Support the maintenance and development of key security technologies that provide protective, detective, and analytical capabilities across RMG’s technology estate. 
  • Provide Information security technical SME expertise to ensure successful delivery of information security project workstreams into the BAU Cyber Security Operations function.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Cyber Security Operations. Under the direction of Senior Security Engineers, support key security technologies within the RMG estate to ensure that the Cyber Security Operations team have optimized, accurate access to the required toolsets and information.
  • Technology. Work closely with Senior Security Engineers, Security Architects and technology operations teams to help ensure the correct operation, and optimal configuration of the security technologies ensuring their correct function
  • Value. Working within a team to enable appropriate levels of protection and logging from new and existing security technologies, maximizing their value to the Cyber Security Operations team. 
  • Reporting. Develop and present appropriate KPI, KRI and other requisite reporting to the Head of Cyber Security Engineering and act as an SME for projects and initiatives relevant to the role.
  • Stakeholder Management. As part of a team liaise closely with RMG technology teams to ensure the correct placement, maintenance and support of security technologies relevant to the role. Build professional relationships to ensure cooperation between stakeholders and Cyber Security Operations. 
  • Supplier Management. Manage third party suppliers to ensure that delivery, maintenance and support of security technologies is provided effectively and within project timescales and service level agreements.


Qualifications and experience required:


  • Strong experience in a similar role within a large, complex and technologically diverse organisation.
  • Experience of deploying, maintaining and configuring a wide range of security technologies with a large and complex environment
  • Must have in depth technical knowledge of security technologies including but not limited to:  
    • SIEM solutions
    • DLP Solutions
    • Firewall Solutions
    • Cloud Security Centres
    • Firewalls
    • IPS
    • CTI solutions
    • Vulnerability Scanners



Our technology vision is to “Enable, Digitise, Realise”
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values and we’re proud to be recognised in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 for a 7th consecutive year. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 
We are happy to support flexible working and would welcome having a conversation with you about how we could support your needs.
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.




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