Head of Security Architecture

Head of Security Architecture

Job Title: Head of Security Architecture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus/Bens (Total Comp up to £200k)
Reference: HQ00099355_1561627822
Contact Name: George Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 10:30

Job Description

A Financial Services organisation are currently search for a Head of Security Architecture to design and implement Security strategy within this global business. Within the position you will work closely with the CISO and Enterprise Architects to ensure technology solutions across the business are delivered in a manner that mitigate risks. You will be responsible for large team of Security Architects, providing thought-leadership and guidance, whilst continually assessing potential risks for the business and identifying a roadmap to improve the security landscape.

Role requirements

  • Experience managing a team of Security Architects
  • Extensive Security Architect experience, including designing architectural frameworks and global security strategies
  • Broad range of Security exposure ( Firewalls, DLP, IPS/IDS, SIEM, endpoint, policy frameworks etc)
  • Experience working within highly regulated industries- ideally Financial services, but not essential
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement skills


  • Ownership of the Security Architecture Framework & vision
  • Working alongside the CISO and senior Security Management to deliver the Security Strategy
  • Work closely with other functions such Enterprise Architect, wider IT, Finance, Internal Audit etc
  • Manage the implementation of industry standards and their integration in to Security Architecture
  • Ensuring security is built into all infrastructure and cloud services
  • Coaching/mentoring/hiring of Security Architects
  • Point of escalation for all matters of Security Architecture

Base location- London

Salary- £130-150k base (Total comp £160-£200k)

Travel- minimal

To find out more about this exceptional opportunity for a Head of Security Architecture, please get in touch ASAP and I will give you a call to discuss in more detail.

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