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Infrastructure Engineer - Security Remediation

Employer
NEXT
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

The Security Remediation team is looking for a new recruit. We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join our team of 4 (soon to be 5)! You will be responsible for remediating critical to low priority vulnerabilities identified by our Security tools. You will also be expected to help maintain our tools and automation, while helping develop more! 
 

About the Role

We are based at Next’s Head Office in Leicester and are required to work in the office 2 times a week, however we do expect the successful applicant to be flexible where required. The work we receive can vary regularly from straight forward fixes to complex and time consuming tasks. All of which have to be completed in a timely manner while ensuring the business is not adversely affected by our work.

This can range from:
● Troubleshooting automation for monthly security patching

● Investigating new vulnerabilities that are outside our automation and working to fix these manually.

● Work to implement new tools and automation to ensure vulnerabilities do not reoccur.

You will be working closely with various technical, security & application development teams and need to be able to communicate clearly & effectively with engineers and managers alike.

Criteria

Essential 

● A passion for IT with a keen desire to continually learn, develop and improve your skills and to be involved with the latest tools and technologies
● Excellent analytical skills
● Amazing problem solving skills whilst being organised and able to manage your own time
● Reporting on progress of work
● Ability to plan, prioritise and set completion dates on tasks
● Ability to work both independently and as part of a team unsupervised whilst escalating issues appropriately.
● Understand the theory of vulnerability management and delivery methods. Also the reason to do so.

● Understand the impact of your work on the business and wider systems.

 

Desirable

● Experience with vulnerability management products such as Qualys or Kenna

● Experience working in a large corporate environment
● Windows Server Support

● Vulnerability remediation
● In depth understanding of configuring encryption protocols and algorithms
● PCI vulnerability experience
● Powershell scripting skills
● Change management
● Project management
● Experience working with Group Policy, Active Directory & Certificate Authority
● Experience in managing devices through Intune
● Real world experience of SCCM on both desktops and servers

ABOUT US

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

ABOUT SOME OF OUR BENEFITS

  • ​25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Restaurants with great food at amazing prices
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

We aim to support all candidates during the application process and are happy to provide workplace adjustments when necessary. Should you need support with your application due to a disability or long-term condition, feel free to get in touch with us by email [email protected] (please include 'Workplace Adjustments' in the subject line), or call us on 0116 284 2486 and leave a voicemail.

Company

NEXT is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire. It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in the United Kingdom, having overtaken Marks & Spencer in early 2012 and 2014. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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