Security Architect - Defence - HMG - CESG - ISO27001 - SC / DV Eligible 

Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive Salary (BoE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted
05 Nov 2020
Closes
03 Dec 2020
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent

Security Architect - Defence - HMG - CESG - ISO27001 - SC / DV Eligible 

Security Architect is responsible for interpreting defence security policy, coupled with customer security requirements and ensuring that the design of the defence architecture meets these requirements.

The Architect must have the ability to develop and present secure solutions to leadership and technical teams. The Security Architect will be required to assess security risks imposed by technical solutions and advise the client and internal stakeholders of security standards, best practice and solutions to address / manage / mitigate risk.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountability for any security-enforcing design elements of the solution
  • Working with design architects to help deliver secure solutions in accordance with current policy, NCSC guidance and any relevant contractual security and technical requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining security cohesion within their particular area of responsibility
  • Providing security input to Solution Overviews, HLDs and LLD’s
  • Ensuring that design documents contain the correct level of security requirement traceability
  • Producing technical security orientated policy documents and white papers for customer discussion
  • Responsible for supporting project managers in delivering a secure and quality product, to cost and on time
  • Act as a focal point for technical security governance within a project

 Skills & Experience:

  • Information Security Consultancy
  • Government / Defence Information Security experience
  • Experience of applying commensurate security controls for risk treatment
  • System hardening
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to articulate ideas and thoughts and to present to management and senior clients
  • Security Architectural and/or Enterprise Architectural Frameworks (e.g. SABSA, TOGAF)
  • Experience of designing and implementing Security Solutions through to operations
  • Delivering Security Architectures/Strategies as part of a broader Enterprise or IS/IT Architecture
  • Interpreting and applying appropriate Standards, Policies and Legislation, e.g. HMG SPF, JSP 440, CESG IA Portfolio, 27001
  • Understanding of Threat and Risk Analysis methodologies / techniques and the interpretation / application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures
  • Demonstrable experience of secure cloud design, adoption, migration etc

 Security Architect - Defence - HMG - CESG - ISO27001 - SC / DV Eligible 

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