Tech Security Consulting Specialist - Mobile Networks

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
000000214950
Posting date:Tue 03, 2018
Competitive package – Competitive Salary + bonus + great pension
Hours - Full time
Part-time (4 day week) or job share opportunity considered (3 days min) for this role

Mobile Core Network /Tech Security / Consulting / Advisor / Network Elements

Technology at Vodafone 

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.  

About the role

Working with the Technology Security Lead and other members of the team, you will be responsible for a variety of security assessment activities including ensuring security design requirements have been met, defects identified through security testing have been mitigated and any deviation from policy have been accurately captured through the risk management process. 

The wide range of projects you will be working on will encompass the full range of Network technologies, allowing you to demonstrate your expertise and further grow and develop your skills.  Your initial focus will be on smaller projects and “business as usual” changes.

The Technology Security team supports the business across a wide variety of services and solutions with continual advances in the technology and applications.  The success candidate will demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm for continual learning.  

The projects and “business as usual” changes you will be working on will encompass the full range of Vodafone IT and telecoms technologies, and will be likely to have a particular focus on the following:
  • Enterprise: Fibre and SDH transport networks;
  • Enterprise: IP and MPLS networks;
  • Enterprise: Converged Enterprise services (e.g. VoIP services and Virtual Contact Centres);
  • Enterprise:  PSTN;
  • Internal: Network Management and other OSS Systems.

Key Skills and Experience
  • Competent in understanding of Mobile Core Network elements, the relevant designs and equipment configurations used to deliver a wide range of telecommunications solutions
  • Competent in applying security policies and principles defined in security architecture to real world scenarios
  • Understands and applies risk management principles
  • Effective communication skills to influence stakeholders and explain complex security requirements in simple terms
Candidates with strong understanding of Mobile Core networks looking to pursue a career in Tech Security would be considered as a development opportunity.  

We are keen to talk to candidates who may be interested in job share or part time hours for this role.  3 days minimum for a job share or 4 days minimum part time.  


Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.



Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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