Security Architect

Posted 24 March 2022
Salary£95,000 per annum
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameSamuel Berti

Job description

Trident Search are working with an industry leading satellite communications company to help find a talented Security Architect to mature their internal technology stack and develop commercial cyber security products and services.

The Security Architect plays an integral role in defining and assessing the organisation’s security strategy, architecture and practises. You will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology, threat and customer drivers

  • Develop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices

  • Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations

  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts

  • Participate in application and infrastructure projects, and commercial product/service development activities to provide security design and consultancy advice

  • Draft security procedures and standards to be reviewed and approved

  • Determine baseline security configuration standards for operating systems (e.g., OS hardening), network segmentation, identity and access management (IAM) and cyber products and services

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems or other related field; or equivalent work experience is desired

  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials, is desired

  • Formal training in a relevant enterprise architecture methodology (for example, the Zachman Framework or TOGAF)

  • Combined IT and security work experience, with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multiplatform environments

  • Expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms, including datacenter, networks, cloud (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS), micro-services and emerging/maturing technology platforms

  • Experience in using an enterprise architecture methodology (for example, Zachman, TOGAF and Gartner frameworks)

  • Knowledge of a security-specific architecture methodology (for example, SABSA).

  • Proven ability in security process and organizational design

This organisation offer a fantastic working culture, where the the business is given the resources to really make Information Security a priority within the business to protect their customers.

This is a great time to move into a new role that is growing at a rapid rate, if the above is of interest - please do not hesitate to apply.