Security Research Manager - Converged Network Security
Job Description - Security Research Manager - Converged Network Security (122779)Job description Security Research Manager - Converged Network Security (122779) Job function : Research and innovationMain location : UK & Ireland-United Kingdom-Avon-BristolOther Locations : UK & Ireland-United Kingdom-Suffolk-IpswichSchedule : Full-timeWorking pattern : StandardSalary : CompetitiveClosing date : Oct 11, 2019, 5:59:00 PM Security Research Lead Specialist / Manager - Converged Network SecurityLocation: Ipswich/BristolOur 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 mattersThis 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 doingWhat I'll be doing - your accountabilitiesLeading 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 team and supporting IPR exploitation where appropriateAccountable for defining and performing research in an specific domain (i.e. Security) or area that is typically unknown, complex, high impact and high value across multiple domains.Responsible for authoring thought leadership technical papers, capturing intellectual property Supervision of professionals, graduates and post-graduate student placements and secondments Connected leaders behavioursSolution-focused achieverCollaborative partnerInspiring CommunicatorKey decisionsRecommendThe areas for research within their specific domain (i.e. Security)Vendor and partner engagement for collaborative researchDecideDay to day technical directions in research activities they are involved inPerformDelivery of the research projects We'll also need to see these on your CVKey technical skills;IoT architecture/implementation technologiesWireless network securityProgramming skillsKnowledge of some of the following would be an advantage;Data analyticsMalwareAuthenticationPublic key infrastructureNetwork security/protocols We'll also want to see some of these;Deep technical or domain expertise, continually developing your expertise in these key technical areas so you are recognised as a technical expert in that domain and an innovative thinker.Strong academic record in technology specialism with post-graduate qualification(s) (PhD or equivalent research experience).Regularly presents to peers and managers about their research and area of technical expertise.Experienced in open innovation - Skilled in patenting, technical publications, conference presentations etc.Concept Evaluation: ability to spot relevant innovations, horizon scanning, determine relevance for the business, develop an effective conceptualisation and build trials to test the concept.Commercial Applicability - understanding the business case principals around relevant innovations and the real value to the business through value proposition build.Why choose us?We are in an incredibly competitive industry and it's not just the technology that's important, but the world of promise it creates for our customers. We live and work in a connected world where people want seamless service, great products and the best connectivity there is, as well as continually expecting more and more from us, and rightly so. Technology is BT's powerhouse, with our expert technologists, we have a unique position in BT. By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help BT stand out from the competition. With the best networks and smart innovative products, combined with a personal experience, it sets us apart from the pack.Innovation drives everything we've done since BT started in 1846. Coming up with new ideas and developing new technologies is central to our future. We want to improve people's lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways and we'll be fast to market with an effortless experience to match.We will continue to focus on developing our converged network capabilities which will give customers seamless connectivity. Our skilled people will lead this technological revolution, not only for our customers but for the industry across the Globe, truly making customers our heartbeat.In order to achieve this, we need world class technical expertise and thought leadership to ensure BT maximises the value realised from new and emerging technologiesin wireless, network architectures, virtualisation, optics, artificial Intelligence, data science, emerging services and applications.The calibre of our research specialists and experts determines our success in transforming BT and maximising business value.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.