Security Architect

Security Architect x2

paying between £60,000 - £80,000 per annum DOE

Bristol Based

Permanent opportunity

*Able to obtain a SC Clearance

Typical activities include:

  • Provision of advice and consultancy services to Government and Commercial clients across risk assessment, risk management and security architecture.

  • Assist the formulation and coordination of bids and proposals.

  • Engage with stakeholders across a range of sectors in support of Business Development activities

  • You will be able to manage resources in order to plan, estimate and carry out consulting activities to time, budget and quality targets and in accordance with appropriate standards.

  • Monitor and reports on the progress of projects, using appropriate quality assurance processes to ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed standards, methods and procedures.

Stakeholder engagement including customers, programme managers, business leaders, developers and implementers, safety, security and other subject matter experts.

We are looking for people that have the following skills to deliver an excellent consultancy service to our customers:

  • Highest levels of professionalism, demonstrated by constant drive to deliver quality outputs.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Good team worker with ability to influence and motivate.

  • Positive attitude and drive to improve the business.

  • Business, commercial and cultural awareness.

  • Capable of communicating at all levels with an organisation.

  • Capable of working in multi-discipline teams but also on own initiative. Able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

  • Ability to work with ambiguity.

  • Experience of working in a fast paced demanding environment with multiple stakeholders and client interfaces

What we are looking for

  • Consultancy skills - building customer relations; flexibility in working hours and locations; adaptability to changing schedules; reliability and quality of task delivery; team player.

  • Broad and deep ICT cyber security technical knowledge

  • Strong leadership with the ability to motivate and drive success. Diplomatic with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good understanding of risk in a cyber context, including approaches to manage risk through people, process and technology controls

  • Security professional certifications (such as CISSP, CISM and CCP Senior/Lead)

  • Technical security qualifications, such as SANS or COMPTIA are strongly preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate the determination and drive that will be required to deliver a challenging role

  • Ability to interpret and advise on current standards and guidance such as NCSC, NIST and wider HMG.

Skills and experience in the following areas are advantageous:

  • Conducting and leading organisational risk assessments

  • Understanding of architecture frameworks such as TOGAF and SABSA.

  • Understanding of existing, current and emerging technologies including cloud, virtualisation and web

  • Understanding of Industrial Control System / Operational Technology security architectures