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Senior Cyber Security Architect

Publication Date:  Jan 15, 2023
Ref. No:  430626

Birmingham, GB, B37 7YQ

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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!


The candidates must be eligible to obtain a security clearance to SC level.


Home based

Role and responsibilities:
•    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
Required skills and experience:
•    10+ 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 skills and experience:
•    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


Our offering:

•    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


If you want to find out more or have questions, contact our recruiter Diana Mihaylova | LinkedIn