Endpoint Protection Specialist

  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:07 Jan, 2021

Endpoint Protection Specialist (54240)

Location: Contracted to Newbury (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Permanent: Full time (Mon - Fri 37.5 hours)

COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.


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

What will you be doing? 

We have an exciting position for a Cyber Platform Operations specialist to join our Cyber Defence team withing Cyber Security UK.  In this role you will focus on on Endpoint Protection (EPP), you will be responsible for the management, tuning and day to day operations of the UKs endpoint protection technologies in particular Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and Trend Micro Deep Security (DSM), on Vodafone UK’s server estate and Cloud (AWS) environments.  

You will be working in a team which supports other security controls and will therefore be expected to share when necessary some of their responsibilities, requiring an overall understanding of security controls and how they operate in a large business.  As the specialist for EPP you will also be expected to work with other teams in the Cyber Security department, on projects impacting the current EPP estate and future deployments.

Support the UK CSIRT team in any Cyber Security incidents involving EPP
Maintain strong vendor relations e.g. for best practices/security updates & vulnerability releases/pushing for new functionality in the platforms.
Troubleshoot and resolve operational incidents involving EPP clients
Assisting the OS support level teams during client upgrades/CRQs scheduled by project managers.
Keeping up to date with the Anti-Malware security policy documentation & ensuring all EPP consoles in the UK meet (or exceed) this.
Who are we looking for?  


Good understanding of and ability to articulate requirements relating to:
Endpoint Protection
Vulnerability Scanning
Experience of the operation of a SOC team good understanding of its requirements relating to system logs and events.
Proven experience working in virtual team’s problem solving issues that span different technology departments.
Experience of managing large infrastructure environments in line with industry best practice.
Good understanding of IT/Networks operations and technologies used in Global companies.
Forward looking approach to addressing existing & upcoming security challenges.

Our promise to 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. 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.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent. Inclusion for all is a key pillar of our purpose with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage growth and progression for all employees.


Posting End Date: 29th Dec 20

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