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Cyber Security Architect

Publish Date:  Sep 25, 2022

UK Wide, UK Wide, GB-United Kingdom

Company:  Atos

About Atos


Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves. They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply.


The opportunity

We are looking for motivated Senior Cyber Security Architects to join our team. If you are a forward-thinking person, who loves working with clients to identify their needs, build relationships and provide quality solutions in a fast-paced environment, then, read below!



  • Understanding client requirements for cyber security solutions and translating these into technology-based solutions using several suitable portfolio offerings
  • Providing advice to clients on technical and operational security measures designed to help defend against cyber threats
  • Leading complex deployments of cyber security portfolio solutions for existing and new clients
  • Authorship, ownership, and peer approval of High-Level Design (HLD) documentation
  • Ensuring technical sign-off of Low-Level Design (LLD) and operational documentation
  • Act as mentor and provide support to colleagues across the Architecture and Engineering teams
  • Provide technical input for ongoing development of portfolio and to bids, solutions, and RFP documents


Personal skills:

  • Proficient oral and written English; good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; able to communicate efficiently with both technology and non-technology literate audiences at all levels of seniority
  • Leader, identifying goals and objectives, and motivating and encouraging others towards their achievement
  • UK Security Clearance or eligibility for it


Skills and experience:

  • 5+ years as a Cyber security technical architect with proven experience working in commercial, public and/or industrial sectors
  • Solid grasp of information security requirements and capabilities across different industries
  • A depth of information technology and information security experience
  • Experience in design and deployment of several of the following technologies:
    • Endpoint, network and infrastructure threat protection
    • SIEM – Security information and event management
    • APT – Advanced Persistent Threat detection
    • DLP – Data loss prevention
    • VA – Vulnerability Analysis and mitigation
    • PKI – Public key infrastructure
    • IDAM – Identity Access Management
    • Secure networks, flow monitoring and application control
    • Server hardening
    • Securing virtual environments
    • Security auditing and operational controls + technical controls
  • Ability to guide engineering teams through the deployment where required; ability to write and review reports, procedures, and standards
  • Experienced Atos Unified Engineering Methodology certified practitioner


Desirable Criteria:

  • Industry recognized security qualification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISMP, SSCP, CISA, ISACA, CEH, CompTIA Security+, etc.)
  • Industry recognized technology certification (e.g., MCSE, CCDP, CCIE, RHCA, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK government protective marking standards; industry standards, including PCI-DSS, ISO/IEC 27001, etc.
  • Awareness of common exploits and vulnerabilities and how these may be prevented
  • Strong network engineering and server architecture awareness
  • Previous hands-on experience in network/server and security operational roles
  • IT Security pre-sales experience; previous information security management experience


What we Offer:

  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme - subject to scheme eligibility criteria
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.