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Security Specialist

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Date Posted:  24-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.

Location: Ratingen, Germany / Lisbon, Portugal / Newbury, UK

Role purpose:

The role manages the security for specific solutions within OfficeIT Infrastructure accountability. The Office IT Infrastructure is a key enabler for the technical delivery of a consistent end user experience and the basis for all other Office IT services. The infrastructure layer encompasses four Solution sections. The Vodafone Global Active Directory (incl. password management, Authentication and Application Management (incl. Single-Sign On/SSO, O365 tenant), the User and Service Provisioning Solution and the Core Platforms and Testing solutions (incl. monitoring and auditing). 

The owner of the role will be the interface to Security and technical teams to agree on strategy, design and to ensure adherence to agreed standards and guidelines across all Vodafone’s operating subsidiaries and the Vodafone Group operated central services. She /he drives the corresponding Vodafone-wide communication between the accountable parties (i.e. OfficeIT, Global Data Centre, Local Markets / Local Market Data Centres).


With us you will:

Accountable specific services and corresponding security management

Standardizing Vodafone-wide Security measurements and reporting

Define, address, track and report on standard and guideline adherence

Translate technical requirements into business language

Provide consultancy to both internal and external stakeholders, so that the goals with respect to quality, efficiency and costs are consistently defined, agreed and achieved.


Apply if you have:

Ability to influence and engage stakeholders to drive the right outcome for the Vodafone business at appropriate risk level

Strong IT and Services or Project Management background (> 5 years of experience in large environments > 100,000 users)

Sound knowledge of IT Services (e.g. network, server services, Microsoft Products, )

In-depth knowledge of security  management and architecture

Must have technical / professional qualifications: 

ITIL Foundation Certification

Microsoft Windows 

Microsoft Active Directory




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.