Reed Business Information Ltd
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Graduate Technology Placement – Security Engineer

Job description

Reed Business Information are seeking high-calibre and ambitious Technology Undergraduate. We have the opportunity for an undergraduate in their penultimate year to join us for 12 months in our Security Engineering team.

Our roles will place you into the heart of dynamic, best-of-class technology teams working with the latest technologies on an international scale. In every case you will receive a tailored blend of technical, commercial, and soft-skills training/coaching and a carefully mapped career development path.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities
In this role, you will be placed into a small Security Engineering team supporting a geographically dispersed Enterprise environment, maintaining IT Security in line with company processes, policies and compliance requirements. The role will require the management of security systems as well as undertaking vulnerability assessments, security reporting, and due diligence questionnaires. Our Technology Graduates work closely with internal stakeholders supporting their ability to create innovative and market leading products for clients across the world.

And what about your career after the scheme finishes?
Career development is a big thing for us and we take our PDP (personal development plan) process very seriously. We want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. The great thing about us, career-wise is that we’re a company made up of leading online businesses so you can develop in three dimensions, vertically through the business, across different brands, and across different functions (if you fancy a change). We’re also an increasingly global business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis.

Women in technology
RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26% of our Technology workforce are women, which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

  • Mentoring scheme for women in technology
  • Women’s network forum
  • Regularly run events in school about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of women in tech

RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter.

What we are looking for

  • A passion for problem solving
  • Hunger for picking up new technologies
  • A commitment to self-improvement
  • Strong customer service delivery mentality
  • Understanding of IT network concepts and processes
  • Exposure to programming/ scripting languages

Throughout the scheme you will get exposure to some of the below technologies and processes. So previous experience or an interest in the below is beneficial:

  • Agile/DevOps
  • Cloud Technologies/Terraform/Docker/Kubernetes
  • Vulnerability assessment methodologies and the OWASP Top 10


Currently undertaking a computer science related degree or equivalent. An information security, or computer forensics related degree is desirable.

Accepted degree subjects

  • computer sciences

Additional job details


How to apply

RBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 July 2020

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Closing date:  31 July 2020

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