Security Vulnerability Associate

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Security Vulnerability Associate

Location: Preston - (Hybrid Model) - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £32,000 – Depending on experience and skills

What you’ll be doing:

    Vulnerability Management – Working closely with EIT Security Operations you will be involved in multiple streams of work engaging and supporting technical teams to plan for and remediate vulnerabilities identified on our systems

      Major Vulnerability Management – From time-to-time we will have critical vulnerabilities we need to manage – you will be a key part of the team supporting Major Incident Management

        Support to ensure critical vulnerabilities are mitigated and remediated in a timely manner

          Reporting at both a detailed and summary level on progress against vulnerability remediation plans

            Liaising with internal and external suppliers and partners in ensuring vulnerabilities are being managed to completion

              Escalation of any issues that cannot be resolved to the correct level

                Contribute to documenting the EIT Vulnerability programme approach including policies and procedures

                  Assist in prioritising the EIT Vulnerability footprint, including integration with Risk Management, data gathering and assessment

                  Your skills and experiences:

                    An understanding of Service Integration and Management and Service Operations

                      Have experience of, or an interest in, IT/Cyber Security and ideally you will have ITIL foundation training

                        Must be self-motivated and be capable of supporting suppliers and other stakeholders to deliver quality output on time

                          Be able to work independently to tight deadlines

                            Must be able to prioritise issues and deal with stakeholders in a professional manner


                            You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

                            The Security and Delivery team:

                            In this role you will work closely with internal Security and Delivery teams along with our suppliers and internal groups to minimise the security risk to our IT estate. You will assist in defining and implementing the EIT Vulnerability Management Programme.

                            Why BAE Systems?

                            This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

                            Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


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