Cyber Security Specialists

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Security Architect (1012)

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: UK-Wide

£59,000 - £68,000 per annum

Sector: Security Operations

Job description

Trident Search is on the lookout for a Security Architect who will be responsible for providing security architecture services for safety-critical operational technology. They will align and coordinate with wider architect governance functions and ensure safety-critical operational technology security architecture reduces both the probability and impact of cyber-attacks.

Please note successful candidates must be SC Cleared or be willing to go through full clearance checks at the point of onboarding.



  • Lead the management and optimisation of critical security architecture, ensuring end-to-end solutions are in place.
  • Produce and maintain appropriate technical security guidance documentation for safety-critical operational technology. 
  • Work alongside wider architectural governance functions to ensure all change initiatives are reviewed, supported and aligned. 
  • Work with external partners to influence safety-critical operational technology-related regulatory requirements and ensure that change initiatives are aligned with those requirements. 
  • Identify, decide mitigations for, resolve/escalate architecture-related safety-critical operational technology security-related risks. 
  • Collaborate with design teams, project teams and the wider architectural function to ensure security requirements are designed into new products and services by default. 

Experience/skills required:

  • Given the relative age and maturity of the cyber security profession – the list below is not exhaustive, as long as they can meet the majority and are looking to develop the rest – please do apply:
  • Cyber Security Qualifications: To hold relevant cyber security qualifications to prove the depth of knowledge and achieve credibility with stakeholders: BSc / MSc in Cyber Security, Computer Science or related subject; CISSP, GICSP, Senior CCP (Architect) or similar Security Architecture qualification; CCSP, CCSK or similar Cloud Security qualification. 
  • Architectural Methodologies: Experience of applying or relevant qualifications / certifications in SABSA, TOGAF 
  • Software Development Lifecycles: Deep familiarity with contemporary DevOps methods and tooling. 
  • Microsoft Azure: Extensive experience of deploying Azure related security controls. 
  • Risk Management: Expert understanding of cyber security risk management. 
  • Project / Programme / Portfolio Governance: A detailed understanding of standard capability delivery methodologies and governance structures. 
  • NCSC Cyber Assessment Framework 

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