Security Consultant, CISSP, Roadmap, Process, ISO, GDPR

Apollo Solutions
London (Greater)
£65k - £80k pa + Benefits + Excellent workplace
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Consultant, CISSP, Roadmap, Process, ISO, GDPR

As a Security Consultant, you will play a critical role in helping the organisation achieve the goal of becoming a truly global online provider

The Role:

This is a highly collaborative/facilitator role. You will need to operate at several different levels: from working with Enterprise Architects and Principal Architects to working very closely with the CISO organisation and contributing to the Information Architecture Governance activities.

The role will support development of the overall security architecture (and overseeing alignment to it) as well as identifying supplementary security capabilities that are needed to reach our business goals. As well as being an expert security architect able to work at the high level and deep in the detail, you will need to know how to support business cases, develop benefit profiles and put forward compelling propositions etc.

Leveraging knowledge and expertise across this position is accountable for: Supporting the development of the security architecture frameworks and principles for the enterprise architect community and CISO function.

Contributing and providing security advisor to the Architecture community.
Support the CISO through maintaining strong relationships with External/Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance, Privacy, and Operational Business Units.

Define and maintain architectural principles, design patterns, technology preferences, skills competencies as it relates to the security domain etc.

Provide security governance and assurance as a key member of the Technical Design Authority (TDA) to ensure that solutions are strategically aligned and security architecture is embedded in the heart of all strategic initiatives

Build and maintain key relationships in across the technology landscape
Develop, maintain and promote the adoption of a security architecture and framework
Collaborate effectively within the Enterprise and Principal Architect community
Prioritise security activities and support on the most appropriate and pragmatic vehicles for implementation (e.g. tactical via BAU vs building into strategic programmes)
Provide tactical guidance, along with integration and migration support throughout security deployment initiatives
Create and maintain a broad range of security aligned architectural artefacts
Strategic vision, strategy, roadmaps
Architecture Principles (security)

A proactive, energetic, pragmatic, hardworking individual with strong people and customer relationship skills
The candidate will have at least 7 years' experience in security, and online retail industry specific background would be an asset
Experience includes Security Architecture Strategy and Design
Experience in working effectively within application security including secure application development (security in SDLC phases) and architecture
Sense of urgency - multi-tasking, prioritization skills and ability to collaborate and work in a fast-paced environment, adapting to rapid change
Excellent organizational, analytical, project management, written and oral communication skills
Strong financial and business acumen
Significant influencing, negotiating and problem solving skills
Happy to deal with ambiguity and fluid situations
Effective management skills including developing and mentoring staff
Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Discreet and confidential where required

Security Consultant, CISSP, Roadmap, Process, ISO, GDPR
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