Location: UK: Birmingham

Opportunity: Supported Hiring into permanent role

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date for applications: 14 November 2023

*Applications have now closed*

Are you ready to restart your career and Connect for Good? Return to work with BT and help them build the future

BT is partnering with Women Returners to offer a supported hiring role in their in their Networks team. They are looking for a Wireless Research Specialist and welcome returner candidates to apply for this role.

A successful returner candidate, who has had a career break of 18 months or more, will receive coaching support through the transition period from Women Returners. Your career break may have been for childcare, eldercare, relocation or other reasons. You may have been working on a small-scale basis to fit around other commitments or not done any paid work for a number of years.

Opportunities Available

BT is committed to the development of all its people – for them it is will over skill – if you have a passion for the field but only some of the skills below, they would still love to hear from you. BT is committed to flexible working and making a role work for the best individual.

Cyber Security Delivery Specialist – Why this job matters

One of the key pillars of BT’s strategy is the security and the ‘safe to connect’ of the services they offer to their customers, alongside the security and protection of their infrastructure, networks and information. At the heart of this strategy is the Cyber and Security Engineering team (CSE), where they design, defend, protect and operate their cyber and security capabilities across BT’s products and services.

Their customers, as they do, expect instant services, on all the time and ‘safe to connect’. This change on consumer behaviour is now taking them on a great journey of development and growth, whereby they must develop and deliver differently, agile and dynamic … steering them on the journey of a technology revolution where traditional networking path is fully merging with software and programmable networks, enhancing and radically redefining the cyber and security capabilities.

Very exciting times for their customers, BT, telecommunications industry and for them as engineers!

CSE unit delivers and deploys end-to-end cyber and security capabilities across BT, as platform owners. Their mission is to build the most secure network and services, a key brand differentiator for BT and their other brands, EE, Plusnet and Openreach. They aim to put BT on security ‘gartner’ alike global lead.

They are responsible for keeping BT and EE, globally, available during cyber-attack, and operating various network and real-time capabilities for attack detection, prevention and analysis. They defend the business, and in support of that, they also deploy new capabilities, ensure those capabilities are operational, have adequate capacity, and maintain their visibility/reach.

Their CSE unit is a very special and attractive place for cyber and security enthusiasts alike, it is the place to grow and become the world expert on on security technologies. 

The Cyber Specialist will be responsible for managing the risk register for the unit and regulators compliance for the entire Private Cloud.

It’s a great time to join them, they are a relatively new, but friendly supportive team and you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and influence their culture.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of risk logs, risk, issues, assumptions and dependencies (RAID)
  • Adept at reporting including status reports, issues and the ability to manage JIRA boards
  • Strong communication skills including presentation and documentation writing (to both technical and business audiences)
  • An aptitude for autonomous learning as required by the demands of the business

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, they take pride in everything they do – and in the people who work there. They’re now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And they’re on a mission. Guided by their core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant their goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential. So, if you’re interested in the power of potential, why not join them today and release yours?

BT’s mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join them today and release yours. There are two things that they want to share with anyone considering joining them.

Firstly, they’ve got big ambitions for their colleagues and the future of the organisation. These include their vision that inclusion and accessibility drive every conversation they have and every decision they make. They want their workforce to fully represent the communities and customers they serve, because a diverse business is a better business. They value every colleague, their diversity and the contribution that they make. When they say you’re welcome at BT, they really mean it.

Secondly, the one thing the pandemic has taught them is that a lot of current and future colleagues, where and when possible, want to embrace hybrid working. Therefore, they are introducing smart working at BT. Smart working means having the flexibility to choose, as a team, how and where you work depending on your team’s deliverables and needs; when you are at your shared core location to connect with others and when not. It may not be for every role, and, as part of the recruitment process, you’ll have the chance to discuss smart working and how it might work for the job you are applying for.

You can read more here about what it’s like to work at BT

How to Apply

It’s easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don’t worry if you need to make changes – you’ll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page.

Find out more about the role and apply using the link below:

Cyber Security Delivery Specialist

 ** IMPORTANT: In order to flag that you are a returner to the BT recruitment team, when you’re asked in the application process for ‘Source’ choose ‘Selected don’t apply to me’, then ‘Other’, then type ‘Women Returners’ **

Apply ASAP as applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. Closing date is 14 November 2023.

For any questions, complete this form, including details of the role you’re interested in and that you are a career returner: Careers enquiries – Contact BT | BT Plc