BT Business • Assembly, Bristol, United Kingdom

Mobile Data Obligations Specialist

Salary:  Competitive + great benefits + £5k DV bonus

Job Description

Job Title: Mobile Data Obligations Specialist

Career Grade: D

Location: Bristol, London, Ipswich

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, you may be required to undergo DV (Developed Vetting) level Security Clearance ( An allowance of £5k per annum may be payable monthly while you hold this DV and continue to work in a role that requires that level of security clearance. The terms of this allowance will be made available if you are successful in being recruited into this role.


Security isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of BT, but when it comes to keeping everyone safely connected, We Are The Protectors. We deal with thousands of cyber-attacks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses. We deliver vital work at scale, with real breadth and impact. We connect for good.

You'll be joining a specialist security team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide, protecting critical national infrastructure and committed to the safety and security of our nation and global communities. Our mission focused work is innovative, inspiring and technologically challenging in a way that makes every day different and stimulating. We provide the opportunity to work on rare projects, with exciting tools and brilliant people. Everyone has access to unparalleled professional and personal development opportunities and your contribution is always valued.

Why this job matters:

Being part of a dynamic team responsible for ensuring that BT meets its legal obligations under the under the Investigatory Powers Act. Specifically, under this role, you be responsible for ensuring that systems are in place that enable BT to meet these UK Mobile Network data obligations cost effectively, with appropriate security and meeting legal & BT operational requirements. This will involve working with mobile network designers and stakeholders both across BT and government/law enforcement. In addition to the design and implementation of these systems, the role will also involve providing expert technical support to these systems.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that obligations systems can deliver legally required information and services to Government, Law Enforcement, the Courts, and other authorised Agencies in line with relevant legislation.
  • Focus of this role is business data relating to the mobile network.
  • Take ownership of network and system designs for mobile network data obligatory platforms including owning requirements capture, design & implementation.
  • Ensure all specific project work is compliant with Government legal requirements and policies as well as BT security standards and policies.
  • Provide expert analysis of the meaning of obligations communications data including providing support and complex case analysis, including liaising with source system owners to identify and resolve data feed issues and where possible to provide further insight into the data.
  • Track development of new products and services as well as the evolution of existing network platforms to ensure that relevant obligations capability can be maintained.
  • Development obligations system roadmap/evolution plans
  • Own business relationships, acting as a trusted advisor, at a senior level internally, cross LoB and externally.
  • Liaise with GSS compliance and Group Legal to support and ensure any developed capabilities are in compliance with legislation.
  • Design and improve existing processes and systems through innovation.

What you'll bring:

  • Have knowledge of mobile network architectures and their associated operational support systems and data
  • Have experience of solution design
  • Have knowledge of the security measures required in order to protect systems/data.
  • Have knowledge of BT products and services including their platforms and underlying network architectures
  • Have knowledge and experience of systems engineering.
  • Develop expert knowledge of end-to-end obligations system design, standards and applicable underlying security requirements.
  • Have the ability to communicate complex legal/regulatory/technical information in simple terms for a wide audience with varying levels of background knowledge.
  • Have the ability to work across the business with various technical teams ranging from architectural teams through to support teams in order to get obligations solutions scoped, designed and implemented.
  • Have an inquisitive pro-active approach with a keenness to investigate and understand technical issues and implementations.

The role is also subject to you gaining and keeping the necessary level of security clearance needed to undertake your work. The result of the security clearance vetting is not subject to appeal. Failure to successfully achieve and maintain the necessary level of security clearance may see any offer of employment with BT cease or withdrawn or may cause a role change or possibly lead to termination of employment.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills, and experiences, and encourage applications from all sections of the community. Our ambition focuses on recruiting and retaining people who are under-represented in our workforce. Including those from ethnic minority groups, disabled and neurodiverse people and women. However, diversity does not end there and anyone with different backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, ages or stages of life, disabilities and those from low socio-economic backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Find out more about BT’s D&I manifesto by searching on our website.

Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. So, if you're excited about this role but your past-experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement, don’t worry – we’d still love you to apply!

What's in it for you:

  • Discounted BT Broadband, TV & mobile packages and BT products
  • On target Bonus
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
  • Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
  • Well-being support for you and your family
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year
  • Flexible and smart working (subject to business needs)

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively and Safely
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

Company benefits

25 (UK) / 21 (India) days annual leave + bank holidays
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Flexible working week
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Buy or sell annual leave – buy up to 5 days/year pro rata
Bank holiday swaps
Adoption leave – 18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay, 6 months statutory
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay, 6 months statutory
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pension match/increase
Salary sacrifice
Share options
Employee discounts
Employee assistance programme
Volunteer days – 3 volunteer days per year
Lunch and learns
L&D budget
Season ticket loan
Enhanced sick pay – 3 months
Optional unpaid leave
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Working at BT Business

Company employees

100,000 across BT Group (24,000 at BT Business)

Gender diversity (male:female)

74.3:25.7 (BT Group)

Office locations

UK wide (London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow & more), ROI, India, Hungary, Spain, United States, Australia

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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