IT Security Architect
Do you have extensive hands on experience delivering secure architectures? Are you an experienced and methodical IT professional looking for your next exciting challenge? If the answer is YES, the team at Affinion want to hear from you. We are now looking to expand our team through the recruitment of a Security Architect. The successful candidate will be able to work from home two days a week and for the remaining three days will need to report either to our Slough or Portsmouth office. Our Ideal Candidate As our ideal Security Architect, you will possess a bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other similar technical degree, or equivalent experience. You will have a clear understanding of complex software and system interactions and have hands on experience delivering secure architectures. You will also have the following skills and qualifications: Cloud Architecture, design and security experience. CISSP, GCIA, CEH, GPEN, OSCP, SABSA, TOGAF or similar security certifications AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate / Professional Ability to determine user requirements and establish the appropriate Security Controls necessary Strong experience across threat modelling applications, services and infrastructure Practical experience reviewing engineering designs and enhancing security solutions against company standards Clear experience of the vulnerability management tools and methodologies to conduct threat-modelling exercises on new applications and services Experience designing the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services Experience in Security tooling (SIEM, IDS, IPS, DLP etc) The Role Joining our team as a Security Architect, you will be responsible for developing and executing key objectives and strategies to identify, measure, and manage risks to Affinion. The Security Architect is essential to providing technical consulting that meets business needs for security, reliability, scalability, and availability. In this role you will: Assess the design and deployment of high performance and scalable infrastructure and application security products to ensure the health and wellbeing of our business, both on premise and in public cloud. Lead in the exploration of new Security technologies through testing, rating and reporting on various potential solutions with the objective of recommending the best solution for the current environment. Play a lead role in Information Technology testing and evaluation of new technologies to ensure Security is configured, rated, and considered in the selection process. Why work for us? As our Security Architect, you will be entitled to a basic salary of circa £75,000 + up to 10% bonus and a great range of benefits including: 25 days holiday Company pension Scheme Subsidised Gym Membership Discounts & offers for Affinion employees (including travel discounts) Free onsite parking Our Business Affinion Group manage and service a range of membership, insurance and other products to customers across the world in the banking, retail, travel, on-line and direct marketing Industries. These services help our clients build revenue and loyalty from their customer base utilizing Affinion's marketing expertise, innovative product portfolio and full services capability. If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Securtiy Architect, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest. Feel free to contact us directly to request a full job description if required. The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.