Security Architect & Design Specialist
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, Ireland
3d ago

Closing date

Feb 17, 2020, 11 : 59 : 00 PM

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Why this role matters

Key purpose of the role :

  • Supporting BT and its customers through the delivery of security architecture and design activities
  • Providing discreet expert advice and guidance supporting security decisions, ensuring the effective use of common tools and patterns
  • To deliver secure systems and the implementation of proportionate security controls to enable business outcomes
  • Supporting BT and UK Government (HMG) customer contracts through interpreting current HMG and commercial security best guidance and best practice
  • Establishing key stakeholder communities across BT and HMG customers, maintaining security as an effective business enabler.
  • What you'll be doing

  • Delivering security architecture and designs for BT and its customers
  • Providing advice on key security related technologies and assess risks associated with proposed changes
  • Provide specialist advice and recommend approaches across projects, teams and stakeholders
  • Review architecture and designs from other architects and architecture teams
  • Performing technical risk assessments using HMG and commercial best practice to define appropriate security controls and countermeasures
  • Security Architect and Design Specialist must be able to demonstrate experience and appreciation of Information Assurance within a highly secure HMG environment along with :
  • 1. Managing accreditor relationships

    2. Authoring, accreditation supporting documentation

    3. Appling HMG / corporate & IA Risk analysis and risk methodologies.

    4. Interpreting latest HMG architectural patterns and guidance

    5. Supporting the operational security and risk management teams.

  • Keeping abreast of vulnerabilities and threats that face BT and its customers
  • Having an understand and keeping abreast of vulnerabilities and threats that face BT and its customers
  • Be able to build relationships with industry at appropriate key influencing level, building creditability both internally and externally
  • Challenging new technologies to deliver, re-engineer existing and new security capabilities
  • We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Solid technical knowledge of networks and systems and how security impacts them
  • A broad technical knowledge of security technologies, including; network security (firewall, IDS / IPS, gateways), end-point security (anti-malware, DLP, secure configuration), Cloud security and protective monitoring (centralised audit, SIEM, threat monitoring)
  • Cloud knowledge and experience of DevSecOps is desirable
  • Conversant in Government Security Frameworks, and can demonstrate a career record of accomplishment to support how experience has delivered security programmes and projects
  • Track record of designing and deploying Security Products
  • Ability to work in a process intensive and complex environment
  • Will have achieved certification as a CISSP, GIAC or CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent)
  • Familiarisation of Security Architecture Frameworks, such as SABSA and TOGAF
  • Ideally will be CCP IA Architect certified or equivalent HMG certification
  • Must hold and be able to maintain DV Clearance.
  • Why choose us?

    We’ve always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world. You can trace this back to our beginning as pioneers of the world’s first telecommunications company.

    At our heart we’re a technology company with research and innovation in our bones and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers - those are the values we live by whilst also creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    Our pursuit of progress over the past 180 years has established BT as a strong, successful brand, with huge scale capable of achieving great things.

    From supporting emergency services, hospitals, banks and keeping economies around the world online, safe and secure, to delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport.

    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.

    We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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