Security Architect

ISource Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be a key member of the Security Architecture team and work closely with the other members of the Information Security (IS) team to define and deliver security policies, processes and standards. This role will require you to select and deploy technical security controls and to meet specific security requirements whilst defining and ensuring the implementation of processes and standards which ensure that a safe, compliant and secure environment is maintained in which the business can flourish.


  • Works with technical teams to identify, select and implement technical security controls.
  • Consult with IT solution designers to assure and ultimately approve designs and system changes in line with policy, agreed standards and/or risk profile
  • Develops security processes and procedures to ensure that security controls are managed and maintained.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends information-security-related hardware and software, including developing business cases for security investments.
  • Maintains an in depth understanding of financial and credit card industry standards (eg PCI standards, card association requirements, DPA) and ensures that all projects are delivered to these standards.
  • Assesses IT operational activities for compliance and security gaps both periodically (eg PCI assessments) and as an ongoing activity (eg day to day interactions)
  • Assess the impact of business change on the IT security model and associated artefacts
  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Strong understanding of business applications, including Internet facing and financial systems.
  • Technical knowledge of Mainframe systems (desirable)
  • Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate highly technical issues and strategy to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels within the company
  • Experience of working in an international organisation and handling issues that cross cultural boundaries.
  • Able to deliver results through virtual teams and Matrix managed resources
  • Experience in the following technologies:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and/or TOGAF qualification highly desired
  • PCI DSS experience mandatory
  • ISO 27001 experience highly desired
  • For more information please contact Anastasia Hassan

    0113 3236419

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