Security Architect

Security Architect

Paying between £600 - £650 per day

Inside IR35

Remote role with ocassional travel to Salisbury

6 month contract

* Please note this is a SC Cleared role

Job Description

I am recruiting a Security Architect for a client of mine who are an IT systems integrator operating within the UK defence sector

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design, ensuring alignment with the strategic technical architecture.

  • Provide solution and technical SME input

  • Provide a customer concern point for design related issues within projects.

  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.

  • Identify, communicate and handle Information Assurance risks.

  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate risks in liaison with Solution Leads.

  • Build solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.

  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or improvements.

  • Definition of security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies.

Required skills:

  • Good social skills with diverse audiences - strong critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Demonstrable ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects

  • The ability to be the security authority who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background

  • Strong Security Engineering background working with an Engineering team to ensure compliance

  • Experience of integrating audit data with SIEM systems (e.g. Splunk ES, Huntsman)