Network Security Engineer

Job Req ID:  4246
Posting Date:  14-Jan-2023
Function:  Cyber Security
Location: 

Alvaston, Derby, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

Recruiter: Carla Ballinger

Hiring Manager: Manoir Samiri

Career Grade: D

Internal Closing Date: 17th February

 

Locations: Derby or Bristol

 

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.

 

You’ve got opportunities
This is the opportunity to be part of an existing dynamic team of security professionals and subject matter experts. Be prepared to be challenged every day to make the most of your skills and experience and collaborate with others. 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 role holder will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing, and handing over to service security solutions based on BT’s security portfolio technologies for global customers have been designed, built and deployed with the appropriate level of security. To make this happen, the job holder has the authority to engage other people within the unit or via matrix management as appropriate and can be the technical lead design role for the specific project.
 
This position provides the opportunity to rapidly upskill in security technologies through formal and informal learning, shadowing, and mentoring. This requires the ability to absorb knowledge, pass exams, and then apply it to customer deployments within a supportive environment. It requires analytical thinking, logic and the ability to troubleshoot, sometimes under time pressure.
 
What you’ll do:
The Security Engineer is responsible for designing and/or implementing security solutions in line with defined standards and processes within agreed timeframes and may also be asked to analyse and scope a migration plan based on client requirements. 
•    Maintain a very good understanding of key Security products (e.g. Next Generation Firewalls, Proxy solutions) and become a Subject Matter Expert in at least two technologies / vendor solutions.
•    Work within a virtual team and typically expect to be working on more than one project, including attending on-site secure locations.
•    Maintain a reputation for quality and delivery of their expertise to the business. 
•    Provide technical assistance when required for solution implementation and fault diagnostics.
•    Keep relevant certifications up to date, attending BT product and technology seminars and briefings.
 

You’ll definitely:
•    Expertise with F5 SME: F5_ LTM F5 DNS F5_AFM F5_APM F5_ASM_WAF 
•    Security/LAN/WAN experience up to CCNP Level and have a Practical working knowledge of security technologies with a track record of designing and deploying network security solutions.
•    Expertise with Remote access VPN, Proxies, Email Security, Firewalls, Cisco: ASA, ISE, Firepower, WSA, ESA. Juniper (Pulse Secure), Checkpoint.
•    Implementation of security designs and early life support of projects
•    Have Excellent written and presentation skills to be able to document and articulate designs and solutions to stakeholders, including good customer relationship skills, able to build and maintain relationships with the most senior levels, both externally and internally. 
•    SC cleared and ability to travel to Derby 2 to 3 days a week and work onsite.
 
You might even:

•    Keep relevant certifications up to date, attending BT product and technology seminars and briefings.
•    Maintain an excellent knowledge of key security technologies and product, including participating in professional communities and knowledge sharing to colleagues and internal teams.
•    Have knowledge, understanding of Security solutions and delivered multiple security projects.
•    Possess recognised formal qualifications in F5 and firewall technologies.
 
Benefits – What’s in it for you
•    Career progression in BT Security and across BT with our internal development programme
•    Discounted BT Broadband, TV & mobile packages and BT products
•    On target Bonus
•    Share options and 10% pension contribution
•    Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
•    Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
•    Well-being support for you and your family
•    3 days paid volunteering a year
•    Flexible and smart working (subject to business needs)


 

 

Security is one of the fastest growing parts of our global organisation. We are protecting our networks from more than 6,500 cyber attacks each day, investing over £40m in research each year - and in employing nearly 3,000 people, we’re also the largest private cyber employer in the UK.  With incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow your skills, we’ll invest in you, nurture your potential and shape your future – whatever your background or experience. ​

In today’s world, safe and secure digital connections have never been more vital. You’ll be joining a global company operating at the forefront of the information age: BT employs 90,000 people in 180 countries. With huge scale, we’re capable of achieving great things, striving to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers whilst creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Play your part. Make a difference. We are the Protectors