Security Architect

Interaction Recruitment
04 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

I’ve currently got an exciting opportunity in Peterborough for a Security Architect to join a local client of mine. In this role you will assist with the technical strategy and architecture. You will also advise on global cloud security and provide a technical input across all platforms in several markets such as; Financial Services and Airline Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with cloud and internal security strategy and architecture.

  • Define security capabilities, integrations with cloud and internal platforms across infrastructure services and platform services, for traditional and cloud native applications.

  • Understand architecture workloads, provisioning and orchestration.

  • Provide security design across container deployments, virtualised environments and bare metal deployments.

  • Work closely with developers as they build and deploy cloud native applications.

  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry security frameworks and compliance.

  • Work with customers and their architecture teams to create repeatable reference architectures.

  • Collaborate with other platform teams, create road maps for next gen cloud security solutions, portfolios, development plans, methodologies and time frames.

  • Support the various security teams across multiple countries to determine security requirements. This should be done by evaluating strategies and requirements, researching standards, conducting system security and vulnerability analysis and more.

  • Work with enterprise architects to take customer security requirements and assist in the development of enterprise security architecture.

  • Interpret security policies and threat/risk profiles into secure architectural solutions that mitigate the risks and conform to legislation and regulations and relate to business needs.


  • Awareness of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF & SABSA.

  • Presents security architecture solutions as a view within broader IT architectures.

  • Keeps up to date with common products and technologies, maintaining awareness of security advantages and vulnerabilities.

  • Demonstrable experience of designing robust and fault tolerant security mechanisms and components.

  • Have developed and implanted appropriate methodologies, templates, patterns and frameworks.

  • Have a minimum of five years experience in the IT security field and be able to demonstrate expertise across a broad spectrum of security challenges and disciplines.

  • Have delivered security architecture and designs in large and complex enterprises and has held of complimentary or related security and IT roles.

Bonus Requirements:

  • Hold a recognised industry qualification, such as CISSP, ISSAP, CCSP, CESG CPP.

  • Be a member of a professional IT or security association such the British Computer Society, ISC2, ISACA.

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