Security Architect

Gibbs Hybrid Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Architect

Prestigious London based client is looking for an accomplished Security Architect to join their Security Architecture Team. The role is focused on the Security Architecture domain, performing an Architecture and Consultancy role, as well as providing thought leadership, liaising with the architect community and other senior IT and Business stakeholders, to guide them in security related architectural and strategic matters.

The Role: This is a highly collaborative/facilitator role. You will need to operate at several 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 as well as identifying supplementary security capabilities. The Security Architect will also and contribute to the dissemination of relevant knowledge among the enterprise architecture, IT and Business stakeholders and drive the evolution of the security architecture methodologies and practices.
Although it is vitally important that you must be an independent self-starter, able to work autonomously to successfully achieve your goals, you must also work collaboratively with the other Enterprise and Principal Architects and ensure that your strategy and roadmap dovetails with theirs to complete an overall coherent picture.
*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). Etc.


*Previous, demonstrable experience in a Security Architecture role
*Hold industry recognized security certification, CISSP or equivalent
*Track record of delivering tangible benefit within a Security Architecture role
*Be someone who can switch content easily. Ability to work well within unstructured environments
*Have solid end to end design and delivery experience
*Infrastructure security/ Application Security
*Enjoys pen testing and ethical hacking
*Security Architecture Strategy and Design
*Experience 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
*Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

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