Cloud Security Architect

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    £100000 - £120000 per annum

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    Luke Horner

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Cloud Security Architect

Dublin -Hybrid working available

€100K - €120K per annum


Technical and process specific skills:

  • Security Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Technical Security Risk Assessments
  • Knowledge of Cloud security, Encryption, Cyber Threat Vectors, ITGC controls
  • Security Governance, Risk and Compliance, IT Security, Audit management


  • Security certifications like SABSA, CISSP, CRISC, CISM are preferred.


  • At least 8-10 years of Experience in managing a team in cyber security track
  • Experience with risk and controls management
  • Working knowledge of relevant tools and software for managing and testing network devices
  • High working knowledge of spreadsheets and higher-level function
  • High level knowledge of varying company processes and controls
  • Threat reporting and assessment
  • Proven ability to understand Company needs, maintain relationships and develop positive dialogue
  • Understanding corporate networking within a cloud centric organization and the use of Software Defined Network (SDN) and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand the gaps while creating or adding to an existing plan
  • Experience in applying the gaps and creating a plan, to perform actions, manage, and report on big picture and details
  • Experience with corporate security solutions such as cloud WAF, CASB, Mail Relay, DLP, EDP, EPP, UEBA, SOAR SIEM etc.
  • Networking skills with hand-on ability with firewalls, routers, routing tables and more
  • Highly motivated with the ability to self-start, prioritize, multi-task and work independently - within a global team environment.
  • Flexibility to change direction and manage conflicting demands and emergencies
  • Outstanding organizational and data analytic skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively document processes, communicate findings, and interact with leadership
  • Knowledge of networking, technology, corporate and cloud infrastructure and security implications and controls
  • Proven track record with networking and security
  • Degree in a relevant IT or security discipline
  • Recognized security certifications including CISSP and others relating to networking and or product focused

Key Responsibilities: -

  • Lead the engineering and operational management of enterprise security tooling and infrastructure within EXL's Infrastructure. This includes services such as SIEM, EDR, CASB, UEBA, SOAR, and others.
  • Manage special projects involving the software development and engineering of solutions tailored to EXL.
  • Supports a culture design ,accountability, integrity and high expectations
  • Drive implementation and verification of features that improve the security of our platforms.
  • Collaborate to develop a long-term security roadmap including Develop and maintain processes, controls and standards for information security group
  • Set the direction of and coordinate the security and data privacy function at EXL, including critical processes such as vendor risk management, security monitoring, and identity and access management.
  • Lead and develop a security engineering team with a focus on career growth and development
  • Refine and lead our security review process in engineering and mentor and counsel the development team and entire EXL on security methodologies.
  • Be intimately involved with our sales and client solutions teams as they work toward closing high profile deals touching on compliance, security, and data privacy matters.
  • Engage with other department leaders to ensure that information technology resources are in place to support and enable employees across the organization
  • Manage a team and influence others to focus on creating a solid cyber security foundation for growth and maturity
  • Coordinate with information security group and business partners
  • Analyse, assess, design and implement existing and new technology, new controls and risk management in a timely manner
  • Evaluate the direct corporate network improvements across the sites and cloud
  • Take responsibility for driving recommendations for remediation and process improvement until closed or mitigated
  • Document processes, standard, new architectures, data flows and more
  • Update corporate risk register with newly identified
  • Track projects and remediation efforts while providing associated guidance
  • Process and control documentation including narratives, flow charts, etc.
  • Drive continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of security policies and procedures
  • Risk identification and treatment
  • Promote standards-based workflow
  • Engage with internal and external parties to obtain and share information to improve processes, frameworks and security posture
  • Work with information security group to investigate threats
  • Keep management informed with precise information about security posture and events