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IT Security Test Lead

Posted: 19 Mar 2021 Closes: 18 May 2021
Basingstoke Competitive Salary + benefits DOE
Fixed term & Full time airwave-motorola-solutions/20210319145154

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline.  Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently.  Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe.  Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

ESN Services organisation require a Security Test Lead to join their Information Security Transformation Programme working closely with the ESN Head of Infrastructure Delivery.

As Information Security Test Lead, you will oversee all aspects of our security testing programme, including scope definition, supplier engagement, planning, testing execution, reporting and remediation tracking. This includes the implementation and application of project procedures, tools and techniques. You will provide support to the ESN programme, and act as a source of testing information and metrics.

Job Description

FTC 12 Months

Location - Basingstoke

Competitive Salary + benefits DOE


The Security Test Lead will effectively manage all aspects of our security testing regime on the ESN delivery programme, ensuring the workload of the team is effectively planned to ensure timely delivery, as well as assisting team members with issues and defect triage, reporting and tracking.

Planning and coordination skills will be an essential part of the role as you will need to manage both customers and suppliers. Leading the testing effort will entail allocation of resources and management of work currently being tested, contributing to the quality of the documents produced and identifying product risks through the testing per-formed. The Security Test Lead will be responsible for encouraging good working practices and to ensure you maximise the team’s full potential.

You will be part of the Infrastructure Team, engaged to work with a large group of talented Infrastructure  specialists working on the ESN programme. This represents a unique opportunity to lead on numerous testing activities and would suit an enthusiastic and committed security test professional keen to make a real and valued contribution to a significant project.

We are looking for a Security Test Lead, to work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to cover numerous activities such as:


  • Understanding the contract deliverables
  • Engaging with Security and Infrastructure Architects
  • Defining product and component security testing scope
  • Engaging with the Customer
  • Flexible to support as per project need
  • Engaging with 3rd Party suppliers as ESN Pen Test Framework
  • Planning of all preparatory tasks
  • Working closely to support external Pen Testers
  • Reviewing and communicating ITHC reports internally and to the client
  • Defining a Remedial Plan
  • Engaging with the MSI core business, to ensuring vulnerabilities are addressed and tracked
  • Production of testing metrics and reports


Basic Requirements

Accurate reporting, collaboration with project stakeholders and associated delivery teams in resolution of issues or defects is also a key aspect of this role. The Security Test Lead will also, from time to time, be required to keep hands-on by producing reports and

supporting any security tests internally as well as externally.

Other activities include knowledge sharing, engaging with designers/developer to clarify features and functionality, functional and non-functional testing, defect tracking and feeding back into the development of the software testing process.

  • Technical understanding to provide security control requirements for system implementations.
  • Good experience in an IT security or technology related role
  • At least 2 years of experience in systems, network, and application Pen testing
  • Good Understanding of Unix/Linux, windows and Network systems


In order to apply successfully, you must be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. The candidate will ideally already hold a current UK Security Clearance, or be willing to undergo Security vetting, following a Baseline Personnel Security Screening (BPSS) check.



‘We are an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.’



We’re dedicated to designing and delivering the mission-critical ecosystem our public safety & enterprise customers refer to as their lifeline - mission-critical communications, software, video and services. Our drive for continuous innovation and partnership with our customers enables them to be ready - in the day-to-day moments, and in the moments that matter most.

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