Cyber Security Architect

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    £70000 - £90000 per annum

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    Charlie Cameron

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    11 months ago

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Cyber Security Architect

+ Fully remote based
+ Salary - £70,000 - £90,000 + £5.4k Car allowance + 10% Bonus
+ Must hold SC or DV clearance or be eligible to gain

What you will be doing:

Understands the business and information risk context, and propose architectures and countermeasures to mitigate risks from solutions
Analyses existing and proposed technical architecture for security risk, applying secure architecture principles and practices to assure technical architectures
Assures implementation of security controls mitigate risks
Provides expert technical advice to support the design and development secure architectures
Inputs detail on security control implementations and testing into to security risk management tooling
Supports security consultants by providing security control details, any gaps, and provide evidence of implementations.
Supports the Security Lead in wider operational security delivery including advocating a strong security culture and training to new joiners
Works with wider business stakeholders including customers, suppliers, and internal teams to ensure successful project delivery.
Producing high level designs, Security Architecture Designs (SAD) and conceptual architecture documentation, with specific focus on Security and Information Assurance.
Consult and contribute to the design of innovative security solutions addressing the needs of our clients.
Advising our clients on the architecture of their secure business systems.
Working with programmes to collaborate enterprise architectures to produce end-to-end security designs.
Provide specialist advice and recommend approaches across projects, teams and stakeholders.
Providing advice on key security related technologies and assess risks associated with proposed changes.
Assisting on bids, proposal for works, as well as on implementations and integrations to provide guidance to our clients through their security issues to practical solutions.
Application of the likes of TOGAF, SABSA, NCSC Cloud Security Enterprise Architecture principles to all Architectures.

What you'll bring:
Ability to articulate and pitch security advice, often at a technical level, directly to key customer stakeholders
Ability to prioritise workload, work well under pressure and concurrently manage both customer and Sopra Steria expectations
Hands-on experience of architecting secure solutions
Experience of designing and/or implementing security controls using Microsoft standard tooling in a large organisation
A clear understanding of UK Government Security Frameworks including the Security Policy Framework and NCSC Good Practice guidance
Experience in providing advice on data protection, information security and business continuity
Experience of designing and implementation of components of secure systems or services.
Proven track record in designing complex solutions within security.
IT Security Architecture experience including TOGAF and SABSA.
Conversant with security best practices (including ISO27001) and relevant security legislation.
Will have achieved certification as a CISSP, GIAC or CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent).
Knowledge of Cloud Security or Email or Identity and Access Management Design and Implementations.

It would be great if you had:
Security qualification such as CISSP or equivalent experience
Experience using security risk management tooling
Cloud Security Architect (AWS and AZURE)