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Date Added: Thu 08/10/2020

Cyber Security Architect

London, UK
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Company: LT HARPER LTD

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £90,000 - £99,999

Cyber Security Architect

One of the largest financial services company in the UK is looking for a Cyber Security Architect to join their team. The company is undergoing a company-wide security transformation, looking for a Security Architect to translate security control requirements into architecture patterns and solutions designs. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for career progression and development in a greenfield security project in a leading financial services company.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF A CYBER SECURITY ARCHITECT:

  • Translate security control requirements into architecture patterns and solution designs to advise the leaders of each security division
  • Review and advise on architectural designs and recommend security controls to ensure risks are mitigated in the design phase
  • Maintain awareness of current and developing security threats
  • Define security architecture reference models and develop security architecture building blocks
  • Evaluate and select security technology and products for road-mapping to assess their alignment with the companies control requirements
  • Review existing systems and identify security issues, in order to provide recommendations for improvement and escalate any potential risks
  • Work with team leaders to improve the lifecycle methodology and security design governance requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED FOR A CYBER SECURITY ARCHITECT:

  • Experience in security architecture is essential
  • Experience in delivering highly technical security engineering/design products
  • Knowledge of development of cross-platform security architecture plans
  • Strong knowledge of network security platforms/tools such as firewalls, IPS/IDS, web application firewalls, network access control
  • Experience with cloud security architecture is highly desirable e.g. AWS, Azure
  • General understands of security practices such as encryption, IAM, security information and event management
  • Experience with OWASP, web application security, microservices and containerisation is highly desirable
  • CISMP, CISM, GIAC, or CISSP certifications are essential
  • Architecture certifications such as SABSA or TOGAF are desirable
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in computer science, IT engineering or cyber security
  • Master’s degree in information/cyber security is desirable
  • Experience in financial services is preferred
  • Strong communication skills

BENEFITS OF BEING A CYBER SECURITY ARCHITECT:

  • Opportunity to work on a greenfield transformation project
  • Opportunity to engage with clients and lead impactful security solutions within the company
  • Lead investigations into new technologies and make decisions on the tools and programmes used by the company
  • Work collaboratively with other divisions to achieve highest security standards
  • Work directly with senior leadership and stakeholders to communicate needs of the business
  • Progress career within a leading financial institution working across the UK and Europe

Role: Cyber Security Architect
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: London (Central), London (Greater), London (Greater)

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