Technology Security Assurance Specialist in Newbury, Berkshire, UK

Employer: Vodafone

Location: Newbury, Berkshire, UK


Salary: Salary negotiable

Technical Security Assurance Specialist


CISSP/ Technical Security Audit

Technology at Vodafone

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.

About the role

Working directly with the Technology Security Assurance Lead, you will be responsible for all security assurance activities including ensuring security design requirements have been met, defects identified through security testing have been mitigated and any deviation from policy have been accurately captured through the risk management process.

At any given time, your role will tend to be focussed on a particular group of business functions (Enterprise, Consumer or Internal). This area of focus may change over time due to varying business demands:

- Enterprise / Consumer: Your focus will be to ensure we deliver secure products and services to our customers across Enterprise / Consumer markets, as defined by Vodafone UK’s Enterprise / Consumer business functions.

- Internal: Your focus will be to ensure we deliver secure solutions to support Vodafone UK’s internal business functions. These internal business functions include Technology, Finance, HR, Corporate & External Affairs and Business Intelligence.

You will work with project teams to produce solutions that comply with internal security policies, standards and the security architecture. The role requires a recent hands-on background with a wide range of security, network and IT technologies.

Key Skills and Experience

- Demonstrable experience of Security Controls

- Experience working within a large and complex organisation

- Technical Security Audits and Assessments, and delivering consulting services to a variety of stakeholders

- Eligible for SC Clearance

Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.