Security Architect

Lorien Resourcing
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Architect (AWS/Azure)

Our Banking client is looking for a highly skilled Security Architect to join their Edinburgh based team for a 6 months initial contract. Candidate must have Banking experience as well as the following skills.

Skills required:
  • In-depth understanding of industry architecture principles and frameworks.
  • Experience working with AWS or Azure
  • In-depth understanding of risk management practices
  • In-depth understanding of Information technology and information security including security products ad technologies.
  • In-depth understanding of emerging technologies and related information risks.
  • An In-depth technical background in systems security management, security technology, change management and Security 2nd or 3rd line activities.
  • An In-depth knowledge of architecture repository and management systems

What business/commercial expertise needed?
  • Experience of working within Banking
  • In-depth understanding of banking industry regulatory, legislation and scheme security requirements.
  • An In-depth knowledge of industry standards and best practice, including ISF Standards of Good Practice (SOGP).

What problem solving / analytical skills needed?
  • The skills and knowledge to assist Programme and project managers to design and align project dossiers with security architecture expectations.
  • The skills and knowledge to lead innovative ways of working , preform gap analysis and support security change colleagues with implementation of target architectures.
  • The skills and knowledge required for managing an d improving security architecture services including architecture methods and tool development.

What interpersonal skills and impact expected?

  • Good communication skills and ability to influence security business requirements and convey technical information.
  • Build, manage and maintain a collaborative and positive working relationship with stakeholders across multiple functions and franchises.
  • What qualifications/ professional standards required?
  • A University Degree OR MSc in Information Security OR Demonstrable evidence of industry experience.

The following would also be desirable:
  • A general InfoSec qualification (i.e. CISSP / CISA / ISO)
  • A general InfoSec manager qualification (i.e. CISM)
  • A general Architecture qualification focusing on TOGAF
  • A general cloud qualification (i.e. CSA-CCSK or ISC2 Cloud specialism (CCSP)
  • A specific cloud qualification which has a focus on IaaS. (i.e. AWS Architect associate or certified architect)
  • A specific DevOps / Agile / Continuous Delivery (CD) training course
  • Archimate training

If interested, please submit your cv

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age
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