Cyber Security Architect - Remote

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    £70000 - £90000 per annum + £5.4k Car allowance + 10% Bonus

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    Charlie Cameron

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    over 1 year 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)