Security Architect

Project People
London (Greater)
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Architect/Consultant (Cyber Security/Qualys) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company for an initial 3 months rolling contract, to be based in Canary Wharf, London. Security Solution Architect with experience of designing and developing enterprise cyber security solutions to mitigate cyber threats and vulnerability attacks.

  • Being able to quickly understand large enterprise level architecture security threats, risks and exposures
  • Analysis and monitoring of cyber security threats and vulnerabilities along with recommended / actions to mitigate or reduce the risks.

  • Liaise with 3rd party supplier and vendors to coordinate corrective or preventative actions where necessary.
  • Propose improvements for Qualys and Skybox Security vulnerability scanning
  • hands on - High level design experience
  • Propose improvements to software patching schedule ensuring protection and compliance of critical assets.
  • Be able to work with cross functional application and infrastructure teams to provide the best solution to meet the project needs
  • Carry out risk assessment and mapping of critical infrastructures technical vulnerabilities exposure and risks
  • Architect, Design and development of enterprise secure solutions to mitigate cyber threats and vulnerability attacks
  • Determine and improve the cyber threat level by investigating historic and active vulnerabilities and develop an "end to end" map of an adversary's infrastructure and remediation suggestions.
  • Provide technical design recommendations with a focus on improving the customer risk position and security maturity
  • Solution Architect for Security and Infrastructure including the design and development of enterprise cyber security solutions and proposals to mitigate cyber threats and vulnerability attacks
  • IT and Security Governance, Security Risk threat assessment and vulnerability management ideally using Qualys
  • Be able to present solutions to senior management and customers.
  • Be able to liaise with 3rd party suppliers and vendors to confirm and validate technical proposals
  • Knowledge of industry technologies and software emerging threats / vulnerabilities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of industry security toolsets
  • Knowledge of NIST and other Cyber Security Framework
  • Vulnerability management skills to review critical infrastructure and security vulnerabilities
  • Understanding of SIEM solutions especially Splunk.
  • IT services background with strong client facing experience

  • Financial services/banking sector experience is desirable

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