Telecoms Security Act - PAM Solution Architect (12m Fixed Term Contract)

Job Req ID:  380
Posting Date:  14-Sep-2022
Function:  Corporate Functions

Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

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About this role

The Telecoms Security Act (TSA) is draft legislation that defines security posture and operating principles for UK companies that operate Critical UK Infrastructure. The act covers network equipment, network management platforms and end user platforms and is expected to become law in October 2022.


The roleholder will join the delivery team reponsible for the e2e solution design to meet the requirement of the act and the subsequent delivery of the solution.   The roleholder will have specific ownership of the privileged access management solution for the related TSA requirements, including architecture, high level solution design as well as design ownership of issues and their resolution during the implementation phase.


You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Stakeholder Management: Fully understand the requirements of the TSA framework and legislation, as well as the expectations of key internal stakeholders.  Work within local technical and wider progamme teams to keep stakeholders current and manage change.
  • Identity best value solutions: Evaluate functional requirements, user experience and commercial impact to identify and propose PAM solutions that deliver best value.
  • Set Direction:  Take a 5 year + view on solution design and operational impacts. Challenge thinking where appropriate to find the best value for BT.
  • Engagement: Work with internal, external and third party suppliers. Able to explain difficult concepts to a variety of audiences. 


You'll have the following skills & experience

Specialist Technical Subject Matter Expertise in the following areas

  • Privileged Access Management – Architecture, Design and deployment/integrations of large scale enterprise implementations.
  • CyberArk’s Identity Security Suite and enterprise integrations (ITIL, IAG, Modern Auth/Azure AD, SIEM etc) (Certification Level: Guardian preferred)
  • Experience of IT platform delivery to UK Gov (or similar) security classification.

Optionally - additional Specialist Technical skills in.

  • MS (Microsoft) Windows and Security Skills.
  • Remote access architecture and solutions.

General Connected Leadership Skills:

  • Key influencer, ensuring expertise contributes to business decisions.
  • Excellent at engaging with internal and supplier teams.
  • Leads on major deliverables and support activities.
  • Excellent communications skills, always adjusting to the audience.
  • Able to lead and motivate cross functional teams to ensure delivery to cost, quality and time.
  • Confident approach, delivering with minimal supervision/guidance.


Experience you would be expected to have: 

  • Held personal responsibility & autonomy [REQUIRED].
  • Excellent Communication skills [REQUIRED].
  • Experienced in Leadership [REQUIRED].
  • Established reputation for planning, quality & delivery [PREFERRED]



  • 25 days annual leave.
  • 10% target bonus.
  • Strong pension scheme (5% from you, BT contributes 10%).
  • Option to join BT share schemes.
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • Competitive employee discount on BT/EE products.
  • Competitive friends and family discount on EE Mobile.
  • Hybrid working – the world of work is changing and so is the expectation to come into the office 5 days a week. We operate smartly and you can work a mixture of at home or in the office to suit the needs of your role and your team.
  • Access and involvement with our incredible 11 People Networks including Able2 network, Carers network, Ethnic diversity network, Gender equality network and Pride network 

About British Telecom
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..