Security Solutions Architect

Recruiter
CPS Group Limited
Location
Salisbury
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Security Solutions Architect

Salary: £70K + Benefits

Location: Salisbury

Role overview

CPS Group are looking for a motivated Solutions Architect with a strong background in the delivery of sophisticated application solutions, which you will utilise for a large organisation in the Defence and Security space.

You will be able to take ownership of the security solution across the lifecycle from the initial feasibility planning to the delivery. You will also be overseeing the architectural direction as allocated by a Programme or Principal Architect.

Eligibility for DV clearance is essential for this role.

Key responsibilities

• Responsible for the creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design, ensuring alignment with the strategic technical architecture

• Responsible for ensuring the solution/design process is adhered to during all phases of project delivery

• Provide solution and technical SME input to appropriate levels to supplement internal skills (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated)

• Provide an escalation point for design related issues within projects

• Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy

• Identify, communicate and manage Information Assurance risks

• Design security architecture elements to mitigate risks in liaison with Solution Leads

• Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements

• Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements

• Definition of security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies

Essential skills

• Good communication skills with diverse audiences - strong critical thinking and analytical skills

• Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects

• The ability to be the security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background

• Strong Security Engineering background with experience working with an Engineering team to ensure compliance

• Knowledge of JSP 440, SPF, HMG InfoSec Standards 1 & 2 and other NTA Security Standards

Qualifications

• Good communication skills with diverse audiences - strong critical thinking and analytical skills

• Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects

• The ability to be the security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background

• Five or more years’ experience with DV Clearance

• Strong Security Engineering background with experience working with an Engineering team to ensure compliance

• Knowledge of JSP 440, SPF, HMG InfoSec Standards 1 & 2 and other NTA Security Standards

Desirable

• Designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team

• Consulting and engineering in the development and design of security best practices and implementation of security principles across the project to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements

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