Infrastructure Vulnerability Management Specialist - CNI


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  IT Service Management
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  30524
Job Category:  IT
Job Function:  Information Technology

About us

National Grid is hiring for an Infrastructure Vulnerability Management Specialist for our Global Technology Operations Team!! 

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

About the role

Exciting new role as a key member of National Grid’s Global Technology Operations team! 

This role is responsible for driving IT Security Vulnerability remediation across the global Enterprise estate.  Interpreting threat intel whilst working alongside National Grid IT technical support teams, IT security, platform stakeholders and various IT partners driving remediation; this is a challenging IT role which is highly rewarding ensuring IT Security risk is minimized across our estate.

Key Accountabilities will include

  • Provide Service Delivery approach managing the remediation of IT vulnerabilities whilst working alongside support partners, operational teams and IT support teams
  • Triage and prioritise inflow of vulnerabilities threat intel from IT Security team for remediation planning utilising multiple data sources
  • Develop, execute and track vulnerability remediation activities alongside multiple infrastructure support teams, IT support partners and external service providers
  • Support major incident vulnerabilities across the global estate as required
  • Support monthly patch management cycles
  • Generate intelligent regular vulnerability management reporting for IT senior management
  • Facilitate regular review meetings with IT Security, IT Business Partners and Service Owners within IT Operations
  • Provide clear updates to senior IT executives with the status of ongoing high priority Vulnerability incidents
  • Prioritise externally supplied vulnerability threat intel through the correct channels
  • Proactively develop and drive the National Grid Vulnerability Management road map to reduce any backlog of vulnerabilities
  • Maintain awareness of trends in security standards, National Grid regulatory directives and technology industry progression
  • Develop and maintain a good business operational awareness aligned with key activities
  • Leveraging creativity and influence to enhance the Vulnerability Management function within IT Operations and National Grid

About you

Ideally you will have/be    

  • ITIL Qualified or ample experience.
  • Able to demonstrate significant professional experience in managing technology including accountability for vulnerability prevention and remediation across multiple layers
  • Able to demonstrate significant experience of managing service providers as part of an embedded eco-system
  • Experience of patch management purposes and deployment across varying technologies is desirable - Windows, UNIX, Linux, VMWare, and Cisco operating systems functions and security
  • Understanding of Network technologies
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail in tracking and reporting compliance activity and trend analysis of enterprise vulnerabilities
  • High Energy, Motivated, Thrives in a fast paced and high-pressure environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, having a demonstrable ability to influence across the matrix
  • An external interest in emerging IT technologies.

What you get

A competitive salary between £38,000 - £50,000 dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

More Information

We encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the
recruitment process.
Grade: Level 7 
Global IT /Permanent
This position can be based in either Waltham MA United States or Warwick, United Kingdom

Hiring Manager: Paul Harper, Global Head of Infrastructure Vulnerability Management
For further information please contact


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