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Cyber Defence Expert

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  01-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose

Support the Cyber Defence team to assess and reduce Cyber Risk leading the Vulnerability Management program and handling Security Incidents 

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

•    Ensure that Vulnerability Management activities are carried out across company perimeter, lining-up with owners about detected vulnerabilities
•    Plan and coordinate all activities required to perform Penetration Tests, Red/Blue Teaming, Vulnerability Assessment and Incident Exercises
•    Perform risk analysis, support and track remediation plans also governing the risk acceptance process as results of ethical hacking activities
•    Facilitate interactions between Cyber Defence and other teams, managing relationship with Virtual Security community, Engineering and Operation teams
•    Lead incident response and post incident activities for high severity incidents ensuring that lessons learnt are distributed to all key stakeholders

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

•    Strong understanding of the end to end Vulnerability Management process and related industry standards, such as CVE, CVSS. Knowledge of methodologies and frameworks like OWASP, OSSTMM, MITRE would be a plus
•    Experience in Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing and Red Teaming activities, either as an operational or as a coordinator. Experience in Threat Intelligence & Threat Hunting would be a plus
•    Knowledge of the main Vulnerability Scanning tools and experience in the interpretation/analysis of their results
•    Experience working in complex organizations reporting to senior and challenging stakeholders
•    Attitude to team working in a multilanguage and multicultural environment

Must have technical / professional qualifications

•    Master’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science or Telecommunication Engineering (or an equivalent education path)
•    Fluency in English and Italian (CEFR B2 or above)
•    Certifications in Cyber Security or Information Security
•    5+ years of relevant experience in a similar role in Telcos, Banking, Fintech, Insurance, Digital Services sector

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.