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Security Assurance Specialist

  • Location

    Newbury

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    75468

  • Published:

    about 11 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-06

  • 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.

Candidate Description

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.