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Cyber Security Ops. 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


You've got opportunities

As a member of the Cyber Security Operation Centre Monitoring and Response team you will play a vital role in responding to immediate 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. Your future starts here.
  • 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'll do:
  • Monitor, analyse and defend against malicious or unusual activity that could be indicative of a security incident or compromise.
  • Using cutting edge 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.
  • Be a customer liaison during events/incidents showing empathy, ownership, and speedy response.
  • Have a broad knowledge of multiple cyber security 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.
  • Work across the organisation, typically with incident response teams to ensure security issues are addressed quickly upon discovery.
You'll need:
  • Possess a recognised current formal qualification in Cyber Security.
  • Have knowledge and experience of SIEM and End Point detection technologies.
  • Ability to make recommendations or implement mitigation techniques.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes.
  • 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 knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, network analysis and network/Security applications
  • Have knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
What's 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've 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's you and what you're looking for, we'd love you to be part of our future!

About us

BT is part of BT Group, along with EE, Openreach, and Plusnet.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding.

We value diversity and celebrate difference. 'We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. It's fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.'

We all stick to the same values: Personal, Simple, and Brilliant. From day one, you'll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. But you won't be alone: we'll be there with help and support, learning and development.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world: to be part of the digital transformation of countless lives and businesses. Grab it.


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.


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.

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