Enterprise Security Architect

Colston Consulting.co.uk
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Enterprise Security Architect                                                                Canary Wharf

Salary circa £95,000 plus flexi package and benefits (14%)

A new Enterprise Security Architect is required to lead, author and be responsible for building, realising and maintaining Security Architecture and wider Enterprise Architecture capability.  You will therefore have extensive experience of setting up Architecture Frameworks.  You will support Enterprise Architecture in driving the translation of business strategy into business roadmaps and other architectural artefacts, whilst ensuring clear security principles are in place and adhered to.  The Principal Security Architect will also be responsible for ensuring any security solutions deliver business value.

The role will therefore involve:

- Building, shaping and maintaining the organisations’ approach to Security Architecture

- Delivery of an Enterprise Roadmap for Security Architecture which supports the risk appetite and approach to cyber and information security

- Shaping and delivering a clear plan for establishing Security Architecture as an embedded capability

- Delivering system security designs for business systems

- Presenting the Security Architecture approach and related designs to relevant architecture governance boards,  committees, senior stakeholders and customers

- Working with Enterprise Architecture  and the CISO to understand business needs and seeking to ensure the Security Architecture enables these and ensures sufficient business flexibility to operate with sufficient protection

- Providing expert advice and guidance to Enterprise Architecture and the CISO

Experience required

- Excellent stakeholder management at all levels; both internally and externally

- Demonstrate substantial experience in having previously designed and implemented an approach to security architecture in support of wider Enterprise Architecture and Security efforts

- Experience of developing security designs (business and system) to meet business needs including compliance to security standards

- Ability to help shape and guide business and technical solutions to meet Security standards and deliver appropriate Security outcomes

- Understanding of Cyber Security, to ensure a counter-threat security architecture

- Excellent overall knowledge of a broad range of Security Architecture and Security trends

- Experience of using Security Architecture frameworks and architecture frameworks

- Understanding of the principles of best practice security as embodied in ISO27001 

- Understanding HMG Security Policy Framework

For more information, please contact Bridget Phillips on or email