Network and Gateways Security Architect

Recruiter
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Network and Gateways Security Architect

Contract Duration: 4+ Months Initially with possible extension

Location: London

Outside IR35

Job details

Essential

  • The successful candidate will be;
  • o an experienced HMG IA professional with a technical or security design assurance background, or
  • o an experienced Enterprise Architect with a strong background in security components and HMG Information Assurance
  • o experienced in Gateway architecture with technical knowledge of CISCO and other gateway technology
  • You will possess strong communications, relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • You will need to demonstrate high credibility, discretion, and integrity in order that you can work effectively with senior MoJ leaders and stakeholders.
  • You will have basic knowledge of current laws and legal constraints relevant to IA in the Government/Public Sector IT ? e.g. Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act
  • You will have an analytical and creative approach to problem solving.
  • You will be able to absorb new technical, commercial and business concepts quickly, and work with them.
  • You will be able to obtain information from business people in face to face situations, and to analyse information obtained by a variety of formal and informal means.
  • Requires good information acquisition, organisational awareness and vision coupled with technical skills to guide and communicate information assurance and security principles to the business.
  • You will have detailed technical security knowledge of telecommunications/IT and current products/technology.
  • An understanding of service provision within an outsourced ICT environment.
  • You will have good working knowledge of HMG IA Accreditation.
  • You will have a good understanding of central government department ICT systems and policies
  • You will have an understanding of ICT related technology and how physical, technical, procedural and personnel security can be used to reduce risk to an acceptable level.
  • You will have extensive knowledge and understanding of HMG IA standards and how they apply to ICT systems.
  • You will have good working knowledge of applicable industry payment standards e.g. PCI-DSS.
  • You will demonstrate leadership qualities and be capable of managing resources or a team of people.
  • You will hold a current Government Security Clearance ? minimum SC or willing to undergo security vetting

Desirable

  • Familiarity with the Cross government IT policies
  • Understanding of the Government and working in the justice system;
  • Demonstrated awareness of the social, environmental and corporate impact of ICT;
  • Understanding of the organisation's IT/Information Systems plans, business objectives and some awareness of comparable organisations.
  • Overall understanding of the skills or business units serviced by the IT areas supported.
  • Educated to degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification. May have a postgraduate qualification such as an MSc in Information Security.
  • Familiarity with PRINCE2 project management practice.
  • Familiarity the TOGAF Framework 9.1
  • Familiarity with OSA (Open Security Architecture).
  • Familiarity with SABSA (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture)
  • Member of IISP or similar governance body
  • MBCS CITP

Qualifications

Desirable

  • Membership to at least one of the three CESG CCP certification bodies. Indicating CESG Certified Professional ? IA Architect/Security and Information risk advisor (either current or pending award)
  • A.Inst.ISP ? Associate of the Institute of Information Security Professionals Institute of Information Security Professionals
  • M.Inst.ISP ? Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals Institute of Information Security Professionals
  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (Foundation) Information Systems Examination Board
  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (Practitioner) Information Systems Examination Board
  • CISM ? Certified Information Security Manager ISACA
  • CISSP ? Certified Information Systems Security Professional International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium
  • Degree in Information Security
  • Masters Degree in Information Security


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