Security Architect - HMG SPF - CESG IA Portfolio - ISO27001 - PCI DSS

United Kingdom based - Home Working
Circa £60K to £70K+ Car + Benefits
02 Mar 2017
30 Mar 2017
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

Security Architect - HMG SPF - CESG IA Portfolio - ISO27001 - PCI DSS

an experienced Security Architect required to work on the Security Architecture and design of major projects for commercial and government customers.

an innovative and motivated Architect who under general direction with a high level of autonomy, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to perform the necessary architecture, analysis and design tasks related to the development of enterprise security strategies, enterprise security architectures or specific security solutions to meet the customer requirements.

Skills & Experience:

The following skills and experience are essential:

  • Information Security Consultancy;
  • Knowledge and understanding of, and experience in, IT security;
  • Security Architectural and/or Enterprise Architectural Frameworks (eg SABSA, TOGAF);
  • Developing and implementing Enterprise Security Strategy;
  • Experience of designing and implementing Security Solutions through to operation, experience of multi-supplier/multi-platform environments;
  • Experience in working with clients to capture requirements and formulate solutions;
  • A high level knowledge of all key areas of Information Security Technology and an ability to apply them appropriately;
  • Delivering Security Architectures/Strategies as part of a broader Enterprise or IS/IT Architecture;
  • Interpreting and applying appropriate Standards, Policies and Legislation, eg HMG SPF, JSP 440, CESG IA Portfolio, ISO27001, PCI DSS, COBIT, SOX, DPA, etc;
  • Understanding of Threat and Risk analysis methodologies/techniques and the interpretation/application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures.
  • Appreciation of trends in IT security.
  • The ability to present to senior client personnel.
  • Experienced in Solutioning and bid work.
  • Experience of working client side.
  • Experience with Cloud development and security requirements

Holds SC clearance, or is willing to go through the SC or DV clearance process.


One or more of the following certifications/qualifications would be preferred:

  • CESG Certified Professional (CCP) IA Architect at Senior Level
  • CCP Security Information Risk Advisor (SIRA) at Senior Level
  • Minimum of 5 years industry or HMG security experience.
  • MSc in IT Security or related subject or relevant industry experience
  • M.Inst.ISP or other professional body
  • ITAC Level 1/2/3
  • ISO 27001

Security Architect - HMG SPF - CESG IA Portfolio - ISO27001 - PCI DSS