Information Security Architect

Information Security Architect

Job Title: Information Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SA02_1518607092
Contact Name: Alex Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2018 11:18

Job Description

Key focus areas include:
*Support of the newly created Security product delivery culture.
*Delivery of Secure cloud solutions (utilising/creating principles, patterns and standardised approaches).
*Deliver a step change in the comprehensiveness and quality of IT security architecture in the organisation.

Principle Accountabilities:
*Play a role in the IT Security team, contribute to the day to day operations of the team, work collaboratively with other colleagues (spanning multiple suppliers) across IT at all levels.
*Identify, develop and execute continuous improvements for the discipline.
*Provide security architecture expertise across network, platform and application layers of IT security architecture.
*Have expert knowledge across several security domains with a strong link to business drivers.
*Have had formal IT architectural training and be knowledgeable of multiple deployment methodologies e.g. Agile, DevOps, Waterfall etc.
*Maintain a comprehensive and current understanding of Cyber Security and Information Security threats.
*Have experience delivering security roadmaps across the organisation facilitating business need and in support of Business risk mitigation strategies.
*Demonstrate alignment of security architectures to security governance and assurance frameworks.
*Be comfortable assessing penetration report vulnerabilities and mapping to threats and risks.
*Demonstrate experience of Security architecture controls supporting Cloud solutions (XaaS).
*Have experience deploying Identity Federation, OAuth 2, API Security controls within Hybrid cloud environments.

*Educated to degree level - preferably engineering or science based.
*IT Security qualifications CISSP / CISM or similar.
*Strong track record regarding building, deploying and testing effective IT Security architecture in complex, federated organisations.
*Demonstrates experience of building, maintaining and influencing relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

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