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Senior Systems Engineer - Security (Permanent)

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire Country: UK

About The Tesco Technology Infrastructure Team

The Infrastructure Engineering team design, develop, implement and operate all infrastructure used by Tesco Technology across our data centres, offices, stores and distribution centres. This encompasses multiple domains; private and public cloud, connectivity, end-user computing, CI/CD and monitoring toolkit. This includes both 3rd party and internally developed infrastructure applications and infrastructure that support the wider Tesco business.

As part of wider Infrastructure Team, Networks and Security Team design, develop, implement and operate all Network and Security infrastructure technologies that facilitate the both Infrastructure and the rest of Tesco Technology


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

Main Responsibilities

Key activities include:
Designs, develops, implements and operates the large-scale, high-capacity and highly resilient infrastructure solutions that allow the rest of Infrastructure, Technology development teams and business colleagues to consume the End User Desktop Services.
Setting the strategy, objectives and high-level plans for End User Computing across Tesco Group in order to best deliver requirements of Tesco Technology and thus the business.
Defining and continually overseeing standards and simplification across the entire End User Computing estate.
Driving innovation through transformation and Continual Service Improvement
Evaluating partners, software and hardware and finding the right mix to deliver the Technology and ultimately, business strategy
Designs, develops, implements and operates End User solutions in line with modern automation technologies where possible through self-service APIs. This solutions will allow End User Computing and rest of Infrastructure to be consumed in a controlled, auditable and repeatable manner, automatically handling failure seamlessly.
Designing, delivering, implementing and operating new and re-usable infrastructure solutions to meet both technological, financial and business requirements.Collaborate with, and advise, development teams, to create appropriate infrastructure solutions to facilitate both their and ultimately the business requirements

Ideal Candidate

The Role - Systems Engineer II - Network Security

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:
. Architect, Design and Deliver solutions using existing Infrastructure components. Where new infrastructure technologies are being introduced, implement them and establish best practice for their adoption. Resolve incidents that have not been seen before and initiate change to ensure that issues can be easily dealt with in future.
. Contribute to the Technology Roadmap for Windows and Non-Windows end user devices across Tesco
. Evaluate new tools and techniques being able to understand their value and impact.
. Understand current application development techniques and their implications to infrastructure
. Lead group design discussions on my area of expertise and be able to present with authority to a variety of audiences.
. Collaborate with Software Engineers to understand their requirements and assist them consuming Infrastructure in the most seamless way possible.
. Coach and mentor system engineers across Technology who are at a more junior level. Ensure that my own team's designs are of a high quality and understand the impacts to any other areas of infrastructure.
. Keep my technical skills up to date and keep track of new technologies, understanding how they might benefit the Technology team and wider Tesco.
. Introduce automation to all aspects of my day to day work.
. Skills/Experience Required Experience designing and deploying system management solutions for large, complex global organisations
. Analytical and structured approach to design, process and advanced trouble-shooting
. Understand Tesco Technology and business strategies and convert into technology roadmaps and innovative solutions that best achieve these goals
. Ability to produce and maintain high quality HLD/LLD and Standards documentation
. Well organised self-starter who takes personal ownership and accountability at required levels of the work stream and project life cycles; willing to go the extra mile at every opportunity
. Builds and maintains positive relationships within and across teams

Required Technology Skills (Applicant should possess a min 3 of below)
. Deep technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows and its deployment/management platforms, including build and configuration.
. Proven track record in deploying secure, business driven change within a large desktop enterprise estate, including the analysis of business impact from every green technologies.
. Experience of third level desktop support, including the extensive use of Scripting in deployment and support.
. Understanding of performance metrics and performance optimisation within a desktop estate

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Posted Date: 13 Aug 2018 Reference: JS2553541/492306450 Employment Agency: Tesco Contact: Tesco