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Closing Date

2021-08-02 23:00:00


Data Classification Engineer (hybrid or remote)

  • About Us


    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.





    Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane / remote, UK



    Your role in the team


    This role will focus on working with the Senior Engineer in managing the Allstate Data Classification and Protection platform to ensure that the Data Protection Services program is in place to meet business needs and drivers.



    • Assist in implementing, managing and sustaining Data Classification and Protection tools and services
    • Collaborate with Data Protection Services Data Loss Prevention team mates to ensure that Data Classification and Protection tools are in sync with Data Loss Prevention tools
    • Create documentation
    • Troubleshooting issues / document root cause / resolutions
    • Collect metrics and reporting of details relevant to Data Classification and Protection
    • Collaborate with Allstate teams to meet Data Classification and Protection objectives
    • Act as point of escalation for Data Classification issues.
    • Follow Allstate processes and procedures
    • Follow industry specific security best practices



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • 4+ years’ experience in an IT or security related role
    • Experience with a data classification suite within an enterprise (e.g. Microsoft Information Protection in Office 365, Microsoft 365 compliance, Titus Classification, etc)
    • Strong understanding of security best practices and networking concepts in an enterprise environment.
    • Basic to moderate experience with scripting (e.g. Regex, PowerShell, Pearl, etc.)
    • Basic to moderate experience with cloud computing (e.g. Azure, AWS, etc)



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Self-learner with a passion for IT security who is adaptable to changing requirements
    • Ability to work successfully with others in large and small teams.
    • Ability to motivate and inspires others to perform at a high level, taking appropriate risks, and accepting personal accountability for actions and decisions.
    • Assertiveness - Ability to troubleshoot incidents until root cause resolutions.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to transform technical knowledge into business language (e.g. reports, presentations, etc.)



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



    Closing Date:  Tuesday 3rd August


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women.  All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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