IT Security Designer

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IT Security Designer

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E9854SD

Job Description

My Dublin City Centre based client is looking for an experienced IT Security Architect with a live CISSP Certification to join their team on a contract basis. This is a contract position.

Job Responsibilities:

The IT Security Architect is responsible for designing security controls into solutions and services being introduced, identify potential control gaps and assess any associated risk.

  • Design security controls for proposed solutions to meet relevant IT Security policies, standards and guidelines, as well as regulatory and other requirements.
  • Provide design-time review and guidance to teams building and deploying new technology.
  • Develop, document, and participate in solution architecture design for different projects. Participate in security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions.


Experience Required:

  • Review 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 company 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 company, 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 behaviours into the Group.
  • Provide positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with colleagues across the Group as appropriate.


Essential and Desirable Skills:

  • Mandatory minimum of CISSP or recognised equivalent.
  • ISSAP, SABSA, TOGAF, or other architecture qualification preferred.
  • Good technical knowledge of network protocols and related technologies, and a variety of platforms.
  • Experience across a number of relevant IT disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge of IT Security best practice.
  • 5+ years working in an IT Security discipline, with experience in security design is preferred.
  • 3rd Level qualification in IT is preferred.
  • Some knowledge of information security and risk control frameworks such as COBiT, ISO 27001, ISO 27002.
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS is preferred.


Educational Requirements:

  • 3rd Level qualification in IT is preferred.


Working Hours:

  • 40 hours per week

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