Cyber Architect

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  • Location:

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jordan Key

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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JOB TITLE: Cyber Security Architect

Location: (Basingstoke with some travel to customer sites)

Are you an experienced Cyber Security Architect who combines strong technical skills with an understanding of business requirements and rigorous assurance processes? Can you own the security aspects of a solution, providing advice and guidance to a range of different stakeholders including design teams and the customer community? Do you want to be proud to work for a company that respects its people and is at the forefront of technology? We are looking to grow our team with committed people to work with our solution architects to deliver high assurance services and solutions for our customers across the region.

Set the Scene

This lynchpin role will see you dealing with key customer and third-party decision makers including representing security at Security Working Groups (SWGs). Working as part of a virtual matrix management team you will report into a number of people including business line managers, solution owners and project leads and will provide technical subject matter expertise in security product(s), their usage, support, architecture and their interoperability within the overall solution. With an eye to future business, you will be comfortable shaping security proposals to be commercially acceptable for bids and able to both make and articulate the impact of security trade-offs as required. Comfortable working across all stages of the system lifecycle you will contribute to the security architecture of both new solutions as well as considering the impact of change to the architecture of existing systems. It goes without saying that you will have excellent communication skills, able to adapt your message to influence and inform different types of audience and decision maker.

Core Skills

  • Defence sector experience including in-depth understanding of relevant risk management and Assurance processes
  • Delivery of Accreditation Document Sets (Security Targets, Security Impact Assessments, RMADS etc)
  • Demonstrable experience of providing technical subject matter expertise in security product(s), their usage, support, architecture and their interoperability within the overall solution.
  • Experience of reviewing, providing feedback on and supporting the work of other Technical Specialists

Flexibility, Diversity and Inclusion

Our client has been recognised as a Disability Confident Leader by the Department of Work and Pensions. This is in recognition of our commitment to recruiting, retaining and employing people with disabilities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we offer a guaranteed interview to all candidates with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for a role, and are experienced at making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. Please let me know if you would like further information.

We want the best people on our team, so we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, sexualities and gender identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all so even if you think you don't meet all the criteria, we would still love to hear from you. Our roles may demand some travel and flexibility to meet clients and to drive performance, but we have a culture of respect for professional and private commitments.