Security Architect

Job role: Security Architect

Contract: 3 - 6 months+

Location: UK Remote Working

Rate: £950 per day inside ir35

Security Clearance at SC level is required for this role (and NPPV2 ideally but not essential)

I am recruiting a technical / Security architect with a strong demonstrable track record, to assist in the development of the new SOC/SIEM transformation programme for a client of mine who operate within the UK defence sector. The Security Architect will develop supporting documentation where needed and support the integration through acceptance into service & into the BAU support team in line with NCSC framework guidelines. Requirements to also include Single pane of glass development & SOAR integration using lighthouse technology.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ownership & creation of Security design HLDs / LLDs
  • Hands on involvement and support in solution implementation
  • Assessing current capabilities and identifying required changes to achieve objectives within defined risk appetite.
  • Forming and maintaining strong interrelationships between people, organisation departments, service delivery, processes, data control, information, technology and the external environment (government and 3rd Party).
  • Creating, iterating, and maintaining architectural models and views embodying the key principles that describe the organisation's future state, and that enable its secure and safe evolution
  • Design and implementing IT/OT architecture working practices to support and enable differing modes of project working (waterfall, iterative/agile etc)
  • Interpreting business goals and drivers and influencing technical change where appropriate and necessary
    Documenting and communicating constraints, standards, and guiding principles necessary to define, assure and govern the required implementation and evolution of the security architecture
  • Using architectural models and processes to facilitate changes in the organisation's structure, business processes, information or data, business systems and infrastructure

Essential Skills

  • 5+ Years Security experience
  • Splunk
  • Azure / AWS ( Security Hub / Cloud trail / Guard Duty )
    Microsoft Sentinel
  • M365 integration
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Understanding of NCSC/NIST framework
  • Knowledge of the Mitre framework
  • Firm grounding in Architecture methodology such as SABSA / TOGAF
  • Experience of Enterprise IT/OT Architecture Management
  • Experience of large, complex Enterprises
  • Experience of supporting significant Business and Technology transformation
  • Excellent Stakeholder Engagement / Management

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

Many thanks,