Principal Cyber Security Architect

Job title: Principal Cyber Security Architect

Location: Remote (access to Scotland for client meetings)

Salary: £650 per day inside r35

Contract: 6 months+

SC or previous SC security clearance is desirable for this role

Process Skills/Experience

  • Experience of a taking a defence in depth and multi layered approach to security architecture
  • Experience of applying commensurate detective and protective security controls to reduce risk to an acceptable level
  • Understanding of the controlling processes for the systems engineering lifecycle (e.g. requirements management, configuration management)
  • Understanding of different lifecycles/methodologies (waterfall, incremental, agile, DevOps)
  • Experience of the key engineering lifecycle reviews - e.g. System Requirements Review (SRR), Critical Design Review (CDR)
  • Experience in performing design trade off working with other architects and engineers to deliver an integrated and coherent solution
  • Experience of a significant portion of the systems engineering lifecycle (from requirements analysis through to acceptance)
  • Understanding of service operations and security operational management planning
  • Experience working in both delivery and proposal environments
  • Experience of Defence Digital and relevant solutions and approaches across MOD

Technology skills/Experience

  • Excellent understanding of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) and practical experience in applying that
  • Experience in defining derived security requirements for a system, and managing traceability
  • Experience of gaining and maintaining accreditation for secure/sensitive systems
  • Experience in producing security documentation sets (such as SyOPS, RMADs, Security Management Plan, ISMS and DART submissions)
  • Understanding of the implementation, operation and maintenance of SIEM products
  • Understanding of network and boundary protection technologies (firewalls, mail gateways, load balancers, anti-virus)
  • Understanding of authentication and authorisation technologies (SAML, LDAP, PKI, etc)
  • Understanding of security infrastructure in Public and Private cloud, e.g. virtual network infrastructure, hybrid IaaS/PaaS/SaaS solutions.
  • The ideal candidate will hold CISSP certification in addition to SABSA qualification

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply, please feel free to reply to this advert or call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829

Kind Regards,