DDoS Implementer & Designer

Job Req ID:  7423
Posting Date:  22-Jan-2023
Function:  Cyber Security

UK Wide, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

Locations - Birmingham, Manchester, London, Bristol, Ipswich or Glasgow #LI-Hybrid


Security isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of BT, but when it comes to keeping everyone safely connected, We Are The Protectors. We deal with thousands of cyber-attacks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses. We deliver vital work at scale, with real breadth and impact. We connect for good.


This is an opportunity to play your part and protect our company, our customers and our communities from cyberattack. Be part of a dedicated team and get ready to be challenged every day to make the most of your skills and experience. You’ll learn from those around you, and from outstanding training and development resources to become even better at what you do. With the best technology at your fingertips, you'll be part of a friendly and flexible working environment where your contribution is always valued.


The Global DDoS & IPS security team are responsible for the delivery and in-life operational support for BT’s commercial DDoS and IPS customers. We work closely with key stakeholders, including our Product and Portfolio teams, Security Sales, and colleagues in Protect BT, to ensure the successful delivery of world class security solutions to our end customers. 


During this role, the role holder will engage customers directly to define, design and implement layered DDoS defence solutions and IPS/IDS services. In addition, you will create documentation including High/Low-Level Designs to support the delivery of our solutions. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a wealth of experience in Networking and security architecture / implementation e.g. router implementation, configurations etc. Your future starts here.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Support complex pre-sales bids  
  • Manage challenging customer relationships under a pressured environment 
  • Providing 3rd Line support via On-Call during incidents    
  • Deliver bespoke DDoS solutions to commercial customers 
  • Ability to lead and deliver large technical projects 
  • Conclude robust testing of solutions in conjunction with the customer 
  • Evolving and fine-tuning customer defence strategies on DDoS and IPS/IDS services 



  • Expert in creating attack mitigations strategies for DDoS attack vectors  
  • Advanced skills in analyisng IP addressing protocols  
  • Experience and advanced skillset working across three or more of the following areas, pre-sales support, design, implementation, in-life operations  
  • Excellent communications skills 


Experience you ideally would have:

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of DDoS, with an understanding of attack vectors. 
  • Advanced hands-on networking & security implementation experience 
  • Advanced understanding and experience of IP technology i.e., IP addressing and protocols with recognised qualification or accreditation in the fields of network or security.  
  • Substantial experience working with customers in pre-sales, delivery and operational support 
  • Be knowledgeable on IPS/IDS systems 


What’s in it for you?

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!

In addition, benefits of working for BT include:

  • Competitive salary
  • World-class training and development opportunities
  • 10% Target Bonus
  • Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
  • Share option and pension scheme programmes
  • Flexible & Smart Working
  • Well-being support for you & your family


BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.