Skip to main content

This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Senior Firewall Specialist (Shift Work)

Employer
BT Security
Location
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

View more

Why this job matters

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. As Cyber Security Specialist, you 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. The individual will also be working to the DuPont shift pattern.

This role can be based in any of the following locations: Belfast, Hatfield or Sheffield

What you'll be doing

1. Providing leadership on Agile / ITIL processes and be a decision maker within the security team; advising those who will be working directly with yourself on best practices and able to support from a 3rd Line Lead perspective
2. Producing and supporting polices, functions and configuration builds to allow implementation of customer projects
3. Ensuring full awareness of the need to safeguard sensitive customer information at all times, so that customers perceive BT to be a trustworthy organisation
4. Developing a strong technical knowledge of our products and services
5. Working directly with Security Optimisation Manager and Network Security Operations Manager to structure, support and develop the team

Essential Skills

Troubleshooting
Escalation Management
Vendor Management
Network Security
Incident Management

What we would like to see on your CV

1. External professional certification in security related discipline e.g. Fortinet NSE 4, Cisco CCNP, Checkpoint CCSE, Palo Alto etc.
2. Experience in Security Operations from a 3rd line perspective
3. Excellent knowledge of networks and network security
4. You're able to support the team with day to day operations, ensuring customer satisfaction
5. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo Government Security Clearance to SC level, which requires residence in the UK for a minimum of 5 years

Benefits

At BT, we entertain, educate, and empower millions of people every single day. We're a brand built on connecting people - whether that's friends, family, businesses, or communities. Working here, you'll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but - more than that - you'll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration, and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development.

Benefits of working for BT include:
• Competitive salary
• 10% on target bonus
• BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%
• 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays), increasing with service
• Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, healthcare, season ticket loan
• World-class training and development opportunities
• Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.
• Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
• Access to 100's of retail discounts including the BT shop

Flexible Working
This role offers a 3 together, 2 wherever working model. This means you are required to be at your contractual location 3 days a week with 2 flexible days per week.

#LI-Hybrid

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We've brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We're a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it's not just the technology that matters, it's what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.

A FEW POINTS TO NOTE:

Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you're a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.

DON'T MEET EVERY SINGLE REQUIREMENT?

Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert