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Closing Date

2022-10-17 23:00:00


Data Classification Analyst (hybrid or remote)

  • About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). 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 GB



    Your role in the team


    The Data Protection Engineer will focus on the daily design, implementation, management, sustainment, and coordination of the Allstate Data Classification/Data Marking platform(s). This individual will work with the Data Protection Services program to ensure policies are in place that meet business needs and drivers. This engineer will also serve as the liaison for data classification working cross-functionally to identify and help mitigate potential solutions to prevent risks.



    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


    • Design, Implement, Manage and Sustain Data Classification controls.
    • Serve as a Data Classification subject matter expert within the organization to span technical, operational, governance, and business considerations.
    • Leads and/or provides research for proof of concepts leading to selection process.
    • Metrics collection and reporting of details relevant to data classification.
    • Troubleshoot issues / document root cause, resolutions.
    • Drive conversations around Digital Rights Management controls
    • Coordination with technology, Human Resources, Privacy, and business groups as necessary.
    • Provide technical and understanding training to peers and business stakeholders.
    • Drives quality reviews of current solutions and provide technical guidance to improve overall security.  Promoting implementation of new technology leading to efficiency and value.





    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • 5+ years’ experience of operational experience; must have implemented and managed Data Classification platforms; must possess strong technical knowledge of Data Classification architecture, system policies, rules, etc.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) suite, Titus, or other major platforms.
    • Experience working with unstructured data, metadata, email headers, data labeling, and classification
    • Strong understanding of general security and networking concepts and experience applying same in corporate network environments



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Ability to motivate and inspires others to perform at a high level, taking appropriate risks, and accepting personal accountability for actions and decisions
    • Moderate experience with scripting (Regex, PowerShell, PERL, etc.)
    • Moderate experience with cloud computing
    • Moderate experience with building or consulting on tooling proposals
    • Basic to moderate experience with Data Loss Prevention suites
    • 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



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 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.



    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.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 18th October 2022


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