Cyber Security Architect

13 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Nicolas Haaker
Clearance Level
Job Type
Cyber Security Architect

Your knowledge of the HMG sector in relation to Information Security and Cyber Architecture would make an immediate positive impact to the UK's national security. Working for a market leader in the Engineering industry that specialised in the HMG and Defence sectors, you will get the opportunity to grow and shine alongside the business, giving you phenomenal career prospects and a defined path for your development.

My client is a global Engineering company that has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. Providing high quality products & services to the Defence, Government, Financial & Professional and Infrastructure & Utilities sectors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cyber Security Architect to work within my client's cyber division responsible for the technical architecture of communication networks and protocols to work at client sites in London and/or Cheltenham.

The increased £1.9billion budget for Cyber Security in the UK will give your team & division the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects & technologies in the industry.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

My client is currently recruiting for a number of Cyber Security Architects who are driven by solving varied and challenging client problems. The successful candidates will be working alongside customers to help them engineer bespoke cyber security solutions within complex environments with the aim of protecting information and systems from the cyber threat. Activities will be varied as you work across a range of projects, ensuring that your work is always diverse and interesting.

My client is a highly respected world class organisation with strong existing clients in the UK public sector and is now seeking to diversify further into the private sector. We are looking for a mixture of experienced, developing and junior Architects/System Designers with an Information Security and technology background to assist our clients by performing the following tasks:

Designing Secure Systems; either a software/hardware component or system of components which are resilient to the Cyber Threat
Architecture modelling and oversight of technical design studies
Generation of technical material for competitive bids, however this is not a pre-sales role
Engagement with technical and non-technical stakeholders on a daily basis.
Knowledge / Experience

CESG Certified Professional (CCP) qualification(s) required, ideally IA Architect or SIRA
Essential background in an IT engineering discipline, ideally one of the following:?Network equipment
Software development
Hardware development
Highly desirable background in a form of Cryptography and/or key management
Detailed understanding of various types of Cyber Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risks
Strong Analytical skills
Ability to understand, adapt and architect complex systems
Enterprise-level Architecture Modelling
Application of Architectural Frameworks and Systems Engineering processes (e.g. TOGAF/MODAF/EASE)
Background in UK Defence Information Assurance (IA) systems and processes
Defence, National Security or Communications Domain Knowledge
Strong Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
Exceptional verbal and written communications and negotiating skills, including the ability to present to executives.
This is a customer facing role therefore we are looking for individuals who have the appropriate technical knowledge and who are able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. This role is based from Southampton/ Hampshire however regular travel to client locations should be expected (specifically South England and London)


The ideal candidate will be degree qualified (2.1 or above) in a related subject or have the equivalent in relevant engineering, scientific or technical-based discipline.

Role:Cyber Security Architect
Salary:Competitive + Benefits

Skills: IA, Information Security, Information Assurance, Consulting, Cyber Security, CISA, ITIL, CCP, CLAS, CISSP, CESG, CPNI, SIA, HMG, MOD CISSP, SSCP, CISM, CRISC, CAP, CIA, QIAL, IIA, CHECK, Security architecture, system design, system implementation, information systems, systems architecture, TOGAF, MODAF, UML, MOOD, ENTERPRISE, architecture

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level.

This is a Permanent position


Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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