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IT Security Engineer (Privileged Access Management

Job Req ID:  414
Posting Date:  24-Nov-2022
Function:  Cyber Security

Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

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Job title: IT Security Engineer (Privileged Access Management
Location: Ipswich or Birmingham


About this role

This is a role in BT’s Privileged Access Management security team. The core purpose of this team is to protect BT from Cyber security threats, both internal and external and we take this responsibility very seriously. We run and manage security platforms and controls across the whole of BT and EE. We protect privileged credentials and manage administrator access to most of BT’s estate. To do that, we work with market leading technologies (CyberArk) in a fast-evolving security landscape.


We are growing fast and would welcome committed and enthusiastic technical individuals with the right skill set and attitude to join us.  You will join a diverse and multi-skilled technical team and you will play a key role in securing BT’s assets and customer products and services. If you are passionate about security and want to work with market leading technologies, we want to hear from you.


You'll have the following responsibilities

  • You will join a security team as a Cyber Security Engineer. This team looks after BT’s existing security platforms in the privileged access management space. The platforms are Windows based and they manage and control privileged credentials and access across BT’s IT and Networks estate. They are based on market leading technology from CyberArk, and you will help to run and support their expansion to new technical domains and users, both on prem and in the cloud, in the UK and the rest of the world.
  • You will work in security integration projects and own and deliver technical installation, configuration, engineering, and development tasks. 
  • You will provide 3rd Line support and development to the existing Security Platforms, ensuring KPI’s and SLAs are met. You will own the resolution of incidents/problems impacting the platform’s ability to serve its customers. And will ensure operational procedures are maintained and followed.
  • You will provide input to project delivery plans and cost/effort estimates for your own specific deliverables.
  • You will build and maintain in-depth technical knowledge of the existing security platforms and their technical interfaces, as well as the key use cases they support.  


You'll have the following skills & experience

We would like to see these in your CV:

  • Technical IT background and experience
  • MS Windows Infrastructure / IIS / AD skills
  • Basic networking / Unix skills
  • Programming/scripting & Automation (Desirable – PowerShell, Web Services).
  • IAM, privileged access management concepts and processes (Desirable)
  • CyberArk Technology knowledge and hands on experience (Desirable but not essential, training will be provided)



Competitive salary.

10% on target bonus.

25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing with service.

BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%.

Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, season ticket loan.

Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.

Discounted BT products including free broadband and BT Sport.

Access to 100’s of retail discounts including the BT shop.

Who is the BT Group
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