Senior Network Security Specialist

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  • Anywhere




Hybrid Working available with 1-2 days a week in the office

£60,000 – £70,000 DOE

I currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Security Specialist to join my clients well established IT Security Team. You will be reporting to Security Operations Manager & Technical Lead.

Today in this fast changing, always on, digital world our purpose remains true. Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before. So if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward we’ll offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers. If that’s you and what you’re looking for, we’d love you to be part of our future.

Skills required for this role –

External Professional Certification in Security Related discipline e.g. Cisco CCNP, Checkpoint CCSE covering the following key technologies

  • CheckPoint
  • Cisco ASA & FirePower
  • Cisco Network (IOS)
  • Cisco ISE
  • F5
  • Palo Alto
  • Zscaler
  • FortiNet
  • NetScaler
  • Cisco CMP

  • Intimate knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP & OSI seven-layer model and how data networks are structured and operate.
  • Ability to hold and maintain relevant security clearance for required role.
  • Coach and develop EMS staff on Security best practices and support high performance culture through transfer of expertise knowledge to enhance BT and customer security posture.
  • Define, maintain, govern and support EMS security local supporting policies, processes and procedures.
  • Support sales channels in customer bid and delivery requirements for customer contracts.

What I am looking for –

  • The ideal candidate will have an understanding of delivering aspects of a Security procedure, and/or process for BT that support the security strategy and policy and takes into account risks and appropriate legal and regulatory constraints.
  • Provide leadership on all ITIL process and be a decision maker within a defined scope responsible for ensuring that mitigation controls and incident response are appropriate and delivered in a professional manner and against relevant SLA/timescales.
  • Develop Analysts within the team through Mentoring and leadership providing trustworthy honest feedback.
  • Incident Management decision maker within a defined scope responsible for ensuring that mitigation controls and incident response are appropriate and delivered in a professional manner and against relevant SLA/timescales
  • Providing security advice and consultancy to Lines of Business within BT and external customers,
  • Supports & own the output of any security compliance reports from the Information Assuarnce team that are security affecting.
  • Produce and support polices, functions and configuration builds to allow implementation of customer projects.
  • Complete and own integration testing on new products and services, producing all relevant supporting documentation
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the team leader and line manager.
  • Ensure full awareness of the need to safeguard sensitive customer information at all times, so that customers perceive BT to be a trustworthy organisation

Why this Job Matters –

Our purpose is to use the power of communication to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. This role exists to provide specialist technical support on complex network security and cyber security deployments for any and all of our UK secure contracts. Building intermate working relationships and trust through effective communication and meeting expectation and deadlines is key. Liaising with customer representatives or vendors and directing other support staff where appropriate will form part of the role. Additionally, the support of new products and services is an important part of keeping pace with the industry and customer requirements and allows BT to maintain market position as key supplier of services. The role holder will therefore be expected to provide support in this area, working with confidence and initiative and applying excellent self-management in order to promote successful outcomes.

If this role is for you or you would like to have a confidential chat please don’t hesitate to contact me via the below methods:

☎️: 0333 010 5115 / 07526283413
✉️: [email protected]

At Hays Technology and across the Cyber Practice we are shaping the future of recruitment. Cyber security skills have never been needed more, and data security and impenetrable protection for operating models in the cloud are a top priority. By working with organisations of all sizes — from disruptive start-ups to multinational enterprises — we have a unique insight in to how organisations are using non-permanent resource to achieve their technology strategy. So, whether you are hiring for one contractor, a team, or looking to outsource the delivery of an entire project, talk to us today.

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