Security Design Engineer (6 months - Banking)

16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Design Engineer (6 months - Banking)
Gloucester - 2-3 days of remote working per week
6 months
£500 - £525 per day

Security Design Engineer required to provide support to multiple projects in the projection of both High Level and detailed Low Level technical cloud-based designs.

To support the Security Design Engineering team in the delivery of Secure cloud-based Solutions. This will be achieved by working with projects for high profile and high security impact projects to produce secure designs and document them. All designs will detail solutions which are fit for purpose, as well as compliant with Policies, Standards and Patterns. The role will also involve providing direct support to Technical Architects during their production of Technical Solution Design documents for projects which significantly impact security.

Key Accountabilities

  • Production of Design Documents for high profile and high security impact change initiatives across all CIO towers, ensuring that the drivers of cost, pace and quality are maintained.
  • Provide specialist security support, working as part of the project team and the assigned architects to ensure that any queries, discrepancies and gaps in the solution are addressed.
  • Support projects through governance
  • Support the TA community in the security assessment of required exemptions and waivers.
  • Support Senior Security Architects by ensuring that they are provided opportunity to review documentation and take on board feedback from seniors to update the artefacts as required
  • Ensuring that the drivers of Cost, Pace and Quality are maintained during production of documentation
  • Support Senior Security Solution Engineers to facilitate and maintain oversight of the production of Security Patterns
  • Support the team in Resource Management and Planning by ensuring that the teams ongoing demand is reflected in the Clarity toolset and monitoring actuals against forecast
  • Support Senior Engineers in assigning work identified through triage to available resource taking into account availability and required skillset
  • Support the Design function by collecting and consolidating feedback from within the project community to facilitate an environment of continuous improvement
  • Experience of providing security support to projects within a large, global organisation, preferably in financial services
  • Experience of influencing at senior organisational levels
  • Experience of producing low level designs which exhibit both quality and compliance to standard standards
  • Proven experience with supporting projects with flexible and challenging goals and objectives
  • Agile project methodology
  • Work unsupervised
  • Manage multiple projects


  • A demonstrable experience across multiple security domains
  • Understanding of real world use of cryptography and network security
  • Application security knowledge and the ability to educate project developers

Please forward me your CV and I will arrange a chat to discuss this opportunity further.

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