Information Security Architect

OCS Group (UK) Ltd
Crawley, West Sussex
up to £70,000 plus benefits + car allowance
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As Information Security Architect, you'll be responsible for the definition of security reference architectures that provide roadmaps and targets for key security domains such as IdAM, Cloud, Network, Intrusion Detection, SEIM, Data Privacy.

In addition to this, you'll act as a leader across the organisation, engaging internal and external stakeholders, driving a culture of 'secure by design' into the company environment.

Specifically, you will:

  • Assess and understand the company's current security posture and future architecture, providing recommendations for improvement and risk reduction
  • Serve as a security expert in application development, database design, network and / or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy
  • Evaluates and develops secure solutions, based on approved security architectures

As subject matter expert for operational security, you'll provide advice and guidance to other teams within the business on good practice and maintain relevant and current industry knowledge through publications, events and training.

You'll be a well-rounded experienced, meticulous, and passionate individual who is technically-minded. Working with the Security Operation Centre, you'll have hands-on experience working within a SOC environment, working on several highly important projects. You will also have:

  • Strong experience with a broad range of security technologies, including NextGen Firewalls, DLP, NAC, IDS / IPS, IdAM, Certificate Management, SIEM, Endpoint Protection, Anti-malware, vulnerability management.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal as to communicate at both board level and to business users
  • Strong analytical skills that will be effective at both operational and strategic levels
  • Strong experience in migrating enterprise companies from traditional data center infrastructure, application and data designs to hybrid or fully-cloud enabled practices
  • Strong experience with cloud provider ecosystems, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure

About OCS:

The OCS Group is one of the UK's leading providers of facilities management and property support services, employing over 25,000 people in the UK. We have been at the forefront of developing integrated Facilities Management, becoming a seamless extension of our clients' businesses by delivering best in class services. How have we achieved such success? It is through our dedicated teams of industry experts who work in partnership with our clients to deliver innovative FM solutions.