Security Architect

Security Architect

Role Type: Contract
Day Rate: £600 - £650 per day (Inside IR35)
Location: Remote role with ocassional travel to Salisbury
Contract length: 6 Months +

* 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)