Security Architect

Harris Global
From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Architect, Information Security Architect, Security Design, Enterprise, Watford

Harris Global are looking for a Security Architect to work for a large organisation based in Watford. The core responsibilities for the role are to assist in the planning and leadership of the IT security architecture framework and strategy.

Key Responsibilities

Provides guidance on security architecture solutions and designs based on knowledge and understanding of IT security concepts.Ensures that business strategy, IT enterprise security and implementation are aligned.Gathers technical and business requirements, develops roadmaps and communicates Enterprise Security Technology strategy.Develops and provides input to technical designs in enterprise security solutions.Generates and supports the definition and selection of enterprise security standards including tools, technology, applications, and processes. Implements solutions as required.Ensures that all models and implementations can be traced to specific business requirements, policies and key principles.Assists in the development of project plans and deliverable lists for proposed projects.Leads the review and approval of enterprise architecture frameworks and guiding principles. Researches new vendors, technologies and industry best practices. Evaluates relevancy and impact of implementing new security architecture technologies and methodologies.Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Requirements analysis and strategic planning experience in a multi-platform environmentAdvanced-level knowledge of industry-wide existing and emerging security technologiesExperience designing and implementing security solutions for applications, infrastructure, and networksStrong consulting, leading and mentoring skillsExcellent communication and collaboration skillsPrevious experience as a security lead on multiple large scale projectsSecurity design experience within a large enterpriseStrong learning skillsStrong business perspectiveAbility to alter direction easily to accommodate changing prioritiesExperience in security solution design and security architectureBachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent work experience requiredSecurity Architect, Information Security Architect, Security Design, Enterprise, Watford