BT Security Tools Designer/ Architect in Swindon, United Kingdom

Security Tools Designer/Architect

Location: Swindon

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Why this role matters

To design security tools in the NBS Spring environment. Current toolsets are: Sourcefire, F5 Enterprise Manager (EM), Big IQ manager, Forcepoint Control Center, Cisco CSM and JunoSpace

You will be responsible for the integration of security tools, with network tools (Nagios poller) and communicate effectively and agree plans with stakeholders, assisting with the handover of tools from implementation into support. The design start point is the bid documents and innovation for efficiency is strongly encouraged whilst continuous Improvement is required.

What you'll be doing

  • Lead the development & delivery of Spring security tools.

  • Liaise closely with the person in a similar role for the network tools if or when appropriate

  • Represent and promote authored security tools Nagios design documents through the NBS approval process.

  • Ensure all tools meet the requires security standards

  • Work to integrate tools, especially using EMC M&R to gather all monitoring information into a single place

  • Work to integrate tool configuration, from the single inventory database, reducing or removing the need for manual configuration

  • Innovate, for the benefit of both BT and the customer

  • Liaise with the customer where necessary

  • Share knowledge with the rest of the team

  • Liaise with other security tools teams (IMPSS), to share ideas & developments

  • Ability to make decisions even when faced with ambiguity

  • Ability to engage and communicate clearly in order to motivate and inspire people to deliver

  • Supporting effectively balancing the management of service, people, change & cost in the delivery of our strategic plan and day to day operations for their functional area

  • Supporting building the necessary professional standards & capability personally and within functional area (professional standards; people management; business management; leadership)

  • Supporting effective pan BT Stakeholder Management including direct customer contact where appropriate

  • The role holder provides coaching and development for SOC team in all areas of Specific vendor Security technologies. This includes building vendor relationships and obtaining tailored and free training if available, media and material for BT Security.

  • Engage in proactive risk management, identify potential issues and where necessary take appropriateaction to mitigate risk

We'll also need to see these on your CV

Skill Category

Skill Title

Skill Description

Desired Skill Level



Experience in working with Nagios range of firewall and security infrastructure

Hgh/Low design, deploy and document


Experience in working with EMC device management

Hgh/Low design, deploy and document

BigIQ manager

Experience in working with EMC device management

ForcePoint Control Center

Experience in working with EMC device management

Cisco CSM

Experience in working with industry standard network management protocols

Hgh/Low design, deploy and document


Understanding of the principles and application of all common logging formats

Hgh/Low design, deploy and document



Exploitation and Integration of individual tools monitoring and alerting capability.

Knowledge of API, design and coding experience desirable for future projects



Skill in understanding and interpreting numerical data in order to identify trends and patterns.


Commercial awareness

Skill in understanding and working with commercial and financial issues.


Skill in producing designs for network solutions according to requirement specification and extant policies and standards.

Problem solving

Skill in investigation, structuring information, constructing and testing hypotheses to identify root cause and reach conclusions.

Process & policy adherence

Capability to rigorously adhere to defined processes and stated policies in carrying out assigned tasks.

Team management

Skill in managing teams of individuals to produce desired outcomes and performance.


Process improvement

Skill in assessing and improving service and business process performance.

Why choose us?

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Job: Security System

Title: Security Tools Designer/ Architect

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-Wiltshire-Swindon

Requisition ID: 88178