IT Security Architect

IT Security Architect
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Job Description

My Financial Services client is actively looking for an IT Security Architect to join their team on an initial 6 month contract.

Job Summary

  • The IT Security Architect is responsible for designing security controls into solutions and services which are being introduced by the Company.
  • They are additionally required to identify any potential control gaps and assess and describe any associated risk.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design security controls for proposed solutions to meet the relevant Company IT Security policies, standards and guidelines, as well as the Company’s Enterprise Security Requirements, regulatory, legislative, scheme and application specific requirements.
  • Provide design-time assessments and guidance to teams building and deploying new technology.
  • Participate in solution architecture & design activities, creating security solutions and security controls for different projects.
  • Participate in security activities assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions.
  • Assess existing and proposed architectures, identify security design gaps, and recommend changes or enhancements to meet security control objectives.
  • Assess and advise of security risks identified, and propose appropriate mitigations.
  • Continuously monitor and improve the security posture of the Group as part of the Security Architecture team.
  • Identify and communicate new security threats, and design Security Architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.
  • Serve as the Security Subject Matter Expert within the Group, and provide advisory and consulting services to other teams as needed.
  • Stay abreast of new security technologies and integrate into security architecture design when appropriate.

 

  • Support Management with the embedding of IT Security culture and behaviors into the Group.
  • Provide positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with colleagues across the Group as appropriate.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of CISSP or recognized equivalent (GIAC GSEC);
  • Good technical knowledge of network protocols and related technologies, and a variety of platforms;
  • Experience across a number of relevant IT Security & general IT disciplines;
  • Strong knowledge of IT Security best practice
  • 5+ years working in an IT Security discipline, with experience in security Architecture and Design.
  • Experience in DevOps methodologies and practices;
  • Cloud infrastructure security including AWS & Azure;

Highly Desirable Skills

  • ISSAP, SABSA, TOGAF, or other security architecture qualification preferred;
  • Experience in security design for continuous integration pipelines in enterprise environment;

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of information security and risk control frameworks such as COBiT, ISO 27001, ISO 27002;
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS, GDPR, PSD2;
  • Experienced in security design for VMware, Openstack;
  • Experience of working with an agile development methodology.

 

  • Using Market / Technical Knowledge (level 3);
  • Communicating (level 3);
  • Influencing (level 2);
  • Building understanding and trust (level 2);
  • Obtaining information (level 3);
  • Being innovative (level 2).

Educational Requirements

  • 3rd Level qualification in IT is preferred;

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