BT Group

Security Assurance Specialist

BT Group
Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
22 Sep 2023
07 Oct 2023
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Why this job matters

As our Security Assurance Specialist, you'll provide specialist technical support on complex network security and cyber security deployments for any and all of our UK secure contracts. You'll be building intermate working relationships and trust through effective communication and meeting expectation and deadlines is key. Part of the role will also be to liaise with customer representatives or vendors and directing other support staff where appropriate.

Additionally, the support of new products and services is an important part of keeping pace with the industry and customer requirements and allows BT to maintain market position as key supplier of services. You will therefore be expected to provide support in this area, working with confidence and initiative and applying excellent self management in order to promote successful outcomes.

This role can be based in any of the following locations: Belfast, Bristol, Hatfield or Sheffield

What you'll be doing

1. Encouraging security compliance relationships with national Government or industry bodies, customer and auditor facing with support of security specialist
2. Working with and mentoring Security Assurance Analyst within the team through mentoring and leadership providing trustworthy transparent feedback
3. Ensuring full awareness of the need to safeguard sensitive customer information at all times, so that customers perceive BT to be a trustworthy organisation
4. Having a sound appreciation of the guiding principles of IA i.e. the application of the theory afforded by CISMP / ISO 27k / PCI and contract obligations etc.
5. Providing leadership on all ITIL processes and be a decision maker within a defined scope responsible for ensuring that mitigation controls / incident response are appropriate and delivered in a professional manner and against relevant SLAs

Essential Skills

Information Risk Management
Vulnerability Management
Information Security Strategy
Security Assessment
Security Evaluation and Functionality Testing

What we'd like to see in your CV

1. Excellent experience in a IT role supporting Security requirements and accreditations
2. Previous experience working in a IT Security focused role
3. Ideally you'll have recognised certifications with up to date memberships e.g. OSCP CISM, CISA, CISSP, Lead Auditor ISO 27001 BCS Membership
4. You have experience supporting ISO, PCI or HMG frameworks
5. The successful candidate must already hold Government Security Clearance to SC level, which requires residence in the UK for a minimum of 5 years


At BT, we entertain, educate, and empower millions of people every single day. We're a brand built on connecting people - whether that's friends, family, businesses, or communities. Working here, you'll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but - more than that - you'll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration, and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development.

Benefits of working for BT include:
• Competitive salary
• 10% on target bonus
• BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%
• 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays), increasing with service
• Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, healthcare, season ticket loan
• World-class training and development opportunities
• Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.
• Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
• Access to 100's of retail discounts including the BT shop

Flexible Working
This role offers a 3 together, 2 wherever working model. This means you are required to be at your contractual location 3 days a week with 2 flexible days per week.


With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We've brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We're a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it's not just the technology that matters, it's what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.


Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you're a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.


Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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