Cyber Security Specialist | Cyber Security Jobs Newbury, UK

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry retail-and-wholesale
  • Qualifications computer-science

Job Description

Cyber Security Specialist

Location: Newbury HQ – Blended*
Salary: £ Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Hours: Mon-Fri 37.5


Safety Notice:
 To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.


Vodafone UK Security is an intelligence-driven, proactive team, working collaboratively with the business to assess cyber threats and drive risk-based decisions.


The role of a Cyber Security Specialist is to close security gaps around privileged access and deliver programs platform improvements in alliance with other functions providing operational support. You will contribute to the work of Vodafone’s UK Cyber Defence team by positively influencing and motivating colleagues to strive towards team objectives. You will have an initial understanding of Cyber Security principles and have an ability to apply what you learn with us in operational or programme activities. Most of all, you will be passionate about what you do and strive to start or continue your career in Cyber Security.


What will you be doing?


  • You will support the management of, and provision of Privilege Access management (PAM) processes in order to protect company assets
  • You will expand your access management knowledge and apply it to secure our IT, networks, products and services
  • You will apply your skills to help deliver programs of security improvements on our PAM platform at pace
  • You will develop, measure, and analyse Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), to design and generate metric reports
  • You will communicate fluently orally and in writing, and present complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • You will facilitate positive collaboration between stakeholders who share common objectives
  • You will be a Vodafone Cyber privileged access management champion

What you can expect from us:


The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in provisioning and managing privileged access for a broad range Vodafone systems and working in a unique, large and complex environment. You will feel part of a close-knit team and will work with autonomy whilst interacting with innovative teams across the company. You will be supported throughout this exciting journey to reduce cyber risk for Vodafone whilst being given opportunities to grow and develop.

Who are we looking for?


  • You will have awareness of and desire to understand information security management and cyber security principles
  • You will have a basic understanding of networking concepts and enterprise IT systems including OS (Windows, Mac,*nix) (desirable but not essential)
  • You will have the ability to communicate fluently orally and in writing
  • You will have experience of working in agile and fast paced pressured environments
  • You will have experience dealing with operational issues and system failures and ensured that they are resolved and communicated in an effective and with timeliness
  • You will have experience of devising, visualising and presenting Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • You will have a security related industry accreditations such as ITIL, GIAC, CREST, CISM, CISP (desirable but not essential)

What’s in it for you?


An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.


  • Blended

Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

Together we can

Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.

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