Security Research Lead Specialist / Manager - IoT Security

Recruiter
British Telecom
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1247412904
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Security Research Lead Specialist / Manager - Converged Network Security Location: Ipswich Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this. Why this role matters This is a lead technical expert role in Applied Research where the individual will apply their key expertise within a clearly defined sphere of technical knowledge to lead research projects and activities which are addressing complex business issues or opportunities. The role holder actively engages with colleagues to progress new research in important technical topics and supports the realisation of business value from research and innovation outputs. Specifically this role is accountable for: * Leading and delivering novel research work areas with specialist technical knowledge, providing detailed technical recommendations which leads to new solutions to business challenges and opportunities in areas supporting BT's strategic priorities, or new fields with potential impact on BT's future business. * Providing leadership of research activity/project in one or more technical areas, and to propose new research directions to the Research and Innovation Oversight Group (RIO). * Managing research projects (both internal to BT and/or with collaborative partners). * Proposing and pursuing new opportunities for BT arising from the research (e.g. new revenues, cost savings or improvements to customer service). * Maintaining a current knowledge of advances in their field and activities of other researchers or organisations. * Developing a strategy for his/her group to achieve excellence in their field and impact on the business. * Negotiating and establishing new collaborative research projects with external business partners and/or universities. * Owning and leading research relationships with collaborative partners and vendors to deliver specific project outcomes. What you'll be doing What I'll be doing - your accountabilities * Leading and managing one or more related research projects and activities comprising of matrixed resources both inside and outside BT, including university students and vendors. * Domain expert responsible for maintaining expertise in a specific technical domain. * Responsible for intellectual property creation, managing patent filing in their teamand supporting IPR exploitation where appropriate *

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