Vulnerability Management Ops & Reporting Lead

Vulnerability Management Ops & Reporting Lead

About the role

The Vulnerability Management team oversees the identification and remediation of security vulnerabilities that could affect National Grid’s global business operations.

The Vulnerability Management Operations and Reporting Lead is responsible for managing the global enterprise vulnerability assessments, remediation governance framework, policies, procedures and standards, and will be primary contact for vulnerability assessment and remediation activities across the enterprise and will work together with the other Vulnerability Management teams.

Core responsibilities include ensuring that key cyber vulnerabilities are assessed, addressed and resolved in a manner, that satisfies the business and mitigate security threats.The role directs the mitigation of identified hardware and software vulnerabilities and is critical to maintaining the integrity of the National Grid technology platforms, and oversees and reports on vulnerabilities remediation efforts by related cross functional teams and eco system partners in accordance with agreed SLAs and generates and manages an agreed Plan of Action.

About You

You will be a data and governance guru, and lead and coordinate vulnerability scanning, patching and coordination of remediation plans across the National Grid, and generate clear, concise risk-weighted metrics & reports concerning vulnerability exposure against various pre-defined categories, balanced by known compensating controls.

You will ensure vulnerability management processes are applied consistently across all National Grid business areas in both regions and that agreed acceptable risk levels are met, and report the status of, all systems across the National Grid network for vulnerability management and controls compliance, at a minimum monthly.In conjunction with Threat Intelligence, Red-team and Engineering members, you will assess emerging threats to the National Grid network and provide necessary support on coming up with mitigation plans, and coordinate remediation plans, SLA and metrics with infrastructure & service owners, business partners and eco system partners, as required.

You will maintain vulnerability management processes, documentation, and provide improvements as required and provide regular status reports and keep track of the number and nature of the queries being handled, and identify and suggest points of improvement to increase efficiency within the team and overall security group. Need to drive on automation opportunities.

You will have experience of providing operational reporting & analytics in at least one complex organisation previously be organised with the ability to prioritise own workload effectively, to co-ordinate activities and conflicting demands to ensure that tight deadlines are met.

You’ll have advanced analytical skills (Excel) with experience of providing MI data reports, with high attention to detail and practical experience of gathering, analysing, collating complex and confidential information.

About Us

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

Our values and principles

At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.

We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

What you'll get

As well as your highly competitive base salary, you will receive a bonus of up to 15% of your salary for stretch 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.

The closing date for this role is 24th January 2020.


Full Time