CCP IA Security Architect

£50000 - £60000 per annum
03 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
James Alexander
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type


This role is to support the Head of Security in establishing and maintain security governance for the products in the CSS range.

The successful applicant will ensure that appropriate security measures are built into the range of products ensuring requirements are met for CoCo and associated government security accreditations.

They will provide guidance and leadership to internal customers for meeting security requirements along with creating and maintaining documentation required for existing products.


Responsible for security architecture of new development projects and ensuring security requirements are met.

Align product architectures with established security governance frameworks, including HMG security priciples, CESG Architectural Patterns, GPGs, OWASP, CIS, NIST and SANS Controls.

Defining packages of work for distinct security elements.

Work closely with internal teams, advising on the appropriate security requirements, in reference to best practices, legal requirements, Freedom of Information and data classification.

  • Work with product owners to establish requirements and governance required.

  • Ensure all security considerations and requirements are addressed and also comply with Capita internal policies.

  • Write and maintain security policy documents required to support the products in the CSS range.

  • Assist in IT Health Check responses and work closely with the Head of Security in defining new mitigations and consistent security posture.

  • Write Security Management and Risk Mitigation plans where necessary and be able to present and advise external customers in this capacity.

  • Provide consultancy for external customers and liaison with Pen Test companies and external parties feeding into the project.

  • Assist the Head of Security in Infosec responsibilities for the DSS business unit.


Covers all CCS products and DSS Infosec responsibilities.

A clean driving licence is desirable, as there may be a requirement to travel to all parts of the UK. Overnight stays away from home may be necessary on occasions.

Because of the changing nature of our business your job description will inevitably change. You will, from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by management.


HMG IS1 & 2 and RMADS


CoCo Accreditation

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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