Data and AI Security Specialist

Job Req ID:  1379
Posting Date:  22-Sep-2022
Function:  Data & AI

Temple Point, Bristol, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

Job Locations

Bristol (Primary), Birmingham & Cardiff


About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.


Why this job matters

The Data and AI Delivery Unit is using innovative ways of leveraging BTs data such as AI and Machine Learning techniques to make better data driven decisions and to drive revenue in both our on-prem and Google Cloud Platform estates. As part of this ambition it is key deliver safely protecting the data at every stage. This job is vital because the Data and AI Security Specialist role encompasses the promotion of strategy, pro-active security management and part of the wider vulnerability management (VM) team in BT. 

This job protects one of BTs most important asset its Data. It directs all security projects that feed into Data and AI Security Delivery Unit, actively monitors and manages security exposure across a wide variety of measures. 


Main responsibilities

  • Understand the role of data in relation to Business process and systems
  • Implement a vulnerability management strategy across Data and AI applications and maintain a good security posture and hygiene across systems.
  • Lead and drive in dynamically reducing the vulnerabilities across the estate. 
  • Create a change network that builds consensus and momentum for change with join purpose, learning, decision making and accountability across different teams.


Main skills/experience required

  • Managing expectations and the level of stakeholder engagement. Ability to manage to complex political relationships in a variety of business and technical situations. Influence and engage with stakeholders in decisions based on analysis of their needs, interests and impact. Use empathy and the right language to avoid misunderstanding. 
  • Experience is needed within several key areas; Security tools rollout, Vulnerability patching, pen testing when its needed and the process.
  • Identify opportunities and solutions that deliver “wow” experiences for our Customers. Building and agreeing implementation plans that drive fundamental changes to customer experience in a major domain. 

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..