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Security Assurance Specialist

  • Location

    Newbury

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-02-23-751E4AD3C341

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-23

  • Client:

    Vodafone

Job Description

The Cyber Security Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the level of control effectiveness and compliance with security policies and standards across a wide range of security domains are understood and appropriate actions taken to reduce risk. The role will have a strong bias towards Cyber protection in a complex and fast moving technology environment. Experience of deeper, more technical control testing and vulnerability assessment will help to succeed in this role. They will work with security teams across Vodafone Group and Local Markets to

  • plan, organize, and execute deep dive control tests within the IT, Mobile and Fixed Telecommunications network environments;

  • document testing, discuss findings with key stakeholders, recommend improvement opportunities to remediate identified vulnerabilities and prepare management reports;

  • track remediation of raised issues and work with stakeholders on overdue actions. They will also drive automated control testing, the evolution of the overall assurance programme and methodology to increase its maturity over time and provide guidance to other security staff on security assurance and control testing techniques and best practice. Communication across multiple stakeholders is expected to ensure that there is awareness of the risks and consequences. In addition, they will be responsible for reporting and ensuring that the information reaches the appropriate governance forums. They will be expected to have a good working knowledge of security principles, techniques and technologies with a good understanding of network protocols, design and operations.

Employer Description

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?, Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.