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Cyber security professional

BT Security
Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Recruiter: Jayson Coley-Wynters

Career Grade: E

Closing Date: 19th June 2024


As a member of the Cyber Security Operation Centre Monitoring and Response team you will play a vital role in responding to security threats on BT and commercial networks across the globe. Responsible for timely and appropriate action related to reactive or proactive cyber events and incident investigation. So, no more counting down the clock.
  • Location: Manchester
  • Weekly Hours: 37.5 (24/7 shift role, shift pattern 2 days/2 nights, 4 off).
  • Salary: Career Framework E
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Security Clearance: Security Clearance
What you will do:
  • Responsible for managing and coaching several people within a small shift team.
  • Responsible for escalated events/incidents from customers or the team.
  • People management and be a technical point of escalation.
  • Monitor, analyse and defend against malicious or unusual activity that could be indicative of a security incident or compromise.
  • Using innovative technology and a strong set of process and playbooks.
  • Writing and reviewing processes/documentation.
  • Analysis and recommendations of any determined cyber threats to BT and our commercial customers.
  • Work across the organisation, typically with incident response teams to ensure security issues are addressed quickly upon discovery.
  • Be a customer liaison during events/incidents showing empathy, ownership, and speedy response.
  • Quality Checks.
  • Onboarding of new products and service.
  • Have a broad knowledge of multiple systems and process and be able to flex between BT and commercial customers.
  • Working in a 24x7 Cyber Security Operations Centre (CySOC).
  • Support and maintain the CySOCs ISO 27001 certification.
You'll need:
  • Experience leading and coaching a team of technology professionals.
  • Have knowledge and experience of SIEM and/or End Point detection technologies.
  • Possess a recognised formal qualification in Cyber Security.
  • Be self-motivated and proactive.
  • Have a strong attention to detail.
  • Be organised and able to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively.
  • Use your initiative and be comfortable working with changing requirements.
  • Be commercially aware.
  • Have an enquiring mind, thirst for knowledge and willingness to learn.
  • Must achieve and maintain Security Clearance.
You might even:
  • Have experience working within a Cyber Security Operations Centre.
  • Have experience of continuous improvement or transformation projects.
  • Have CompTIA Network+, Security+, CSA+, SSCP or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience working in a customer facing environment.
  • Have knowledge and hands on experience of IP networks and their key components.
What is in it for you?
  • Career progression in BT Security and across BT with our internal development programme.
  • Competitive salary.
Why BT?

Empowered, challenged, supported, and rewarded, our people are the key to our success. Our people keep customers happy with great service. We've focused on creating an energising culture that makes BT an even better place to build a career. We're at the top of our game, and this is your chance to join us.

We have always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world. 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. 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. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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 is you and what you're looking for, we'd love you to be part of our future!

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