Security Architect

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£70000 - £90000 per annum + Company Benefits
Business Sector:ICT
Job ref:BBBH150112
Post Date:June 26, 2024

Security Architect

SC/DV Cleared

Hybrid Working

£70,000 - £90,000 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Architect, to join the Cyber & Security Solutions Division. You will be helping our customers deliver and secure their digital transformation. Our Cyber Consulting practice works across a diverse array of sectors including Defence, Telecommunications, Energy and Finance to help secure national infrastructure in the UK and beyond. Our Practice is certified by the UK NCSC in the provision of advice and guidance to our customers across both enterprise and operational technology across all of the NCSC defined security domains of Governance and Risk Management, Security Architecture and Compliance.

This is a highly rewarding and hands one role with exposure across both traditional and cutting edge enterprise IT as well as bespoke Operational Technology systems with a clear and defined pathway to achieve chartership, NCSC certification and greater responsibility. Your work will see you inspire and lead in solving customer problems in an agile, innovative and team centric manner. We are after creative, passionate, technically savvy and personable people to help grow our practice and solve some of the most challenging, exciting and critical security challenges to the UK's digital landscape.

What you will do as a Security Architect:

Relate - Our customers and their problem are at the heart of what we do, as a Consultant you will help to actively listen and empathise with our customers to build intimacy.

Understand - We add value by solving problems, as a Consultant you will help define potential solutions to these problems with only limited information based on your experience and technical

knowledge. We adopt a risk based approach to any security problem, as a Consultant you will need to identify, measure and analyse the risks attracted by a given digital system and its information assets through the completion of risk assessments and defining and implementing the enabling governance structures that support this process.

Threat - Resolving risks is the technical core of our offering, as a Consultant you will assist in defining appropriate and proportionate security solutions right the way across people, process and technology aligned to the identified risk picture through the creation of security architecture visions, patterns and designs.

Assure - Giving our customers confidence that security is where it needs to be is a key requirement across heavily regulated industries. As a Consultant you will assist in defining, implementing and performing assessments of our customer's environment against a given set of criteria spanning people, process and technology.

Develop - All our offerings are based on a core set of products. As a consultant you will assist in building a viable offering as part of the business winning process for a customer as well as help in the technical development of our products to be used across our customer sectors.

Skills, Qualification & Knowledge Required

  • A complete understanding of TCP/IP based networking concepts across the OSI model layer as well as the common protocols in use and their risks.
  • At least 2-3 Recognised professional certifications in Cyber Security such as CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CASP, CEH.
  • Good experience of directly managing a project delivery and working to associated metrics such as time, cost and quality.
  • Experience of and ability to manage multiple stakeholders and their needs with empathy, finding an appropriate balance of listening and speaking.
  • An ambitious and creative drive to help safeguard UK national infrastructure and become a recognised cyber expert.
  • Extensive experience in the development and mentoring of junior team members.
  • UK SC Clearance or the ability obtain it as well as other more in depth security clearances.
  • Extensive ability in deriving security requirements from functional objectives with limited knowledge of the underlying solution and customer/team direction.
  • Extensive ability in inspiring and leading in the breaking down, at pace of complex functional solutions into simpler constituent parts.
  • Expert ability in communicating why a complex functional system requires a given security wrapper in a way best suited to a given stakeholder.
  • Extensive experience and technical depth in either network, application or system security controls in their design and the risks they mitigate.
  • Line manage a team of cyber security consultants, provide pastoral care and guidance, conduct reviews and appraisals, help to identify and determine personal objectives and training and development needs and provide mentoring where required.