Security Architect

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  • Location:

    Corsham, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Security Architect

Contract Opportunity

12 month initial contract

Hybrid role (2 days per week on-site)

Based in Corsham

£600 - £650 per day

Outside IR35

*Please note this role requires SC Clearance

Job Description


The Security Architect will create and design security. Working with the Solution Design Authority to provide security input into the development and refinement of NSoIT(D)'s technological roadmap and High Level Design (HLD).

Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

In order to deliver this service, it is essential that individuals have:

    • Solution design of secure hardware and software solutions, demonstrating successful delivery on complex, large scale programmes utilising emerging technologies where possible.

    • Delivering against high pressure timelines and in complex organisations.

    • Writing security requirements and producing detailed security designs.

    • Conducting rational product selections against complex security requirements,

Demonstrable experience, expert knowledge, and understanding of applying security architectural expertise within the the following technical environment:

    • VMware's Virtualised Desktop Infrastructure (Horizon) product set.

    • Virtualisation technologies such as VMware ESXi 6.5, vCentre 6.5, vSAN

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019 core operating systems.

    • Additional Microsoft based technologies such as Exchange, Skype, SQL, and Group Policy.

    • Microsoft Windows 10, various Linux implementations from thick client to zero client VDI solutions.

Several years' experience in providing security architecture expertise to the design and delivery of:

    • Public and Private cloud architectures utilising Software Defined Datacentre (SDDC) techniques.

    • Government Grade Cryptography Provisioning and Management

    • Security implementations such as PKI and proxy services e.g. ADFS in line with MOD Security assurance processes.