Security Architects

Employer
CGI
Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Clearance Level
DV, SC, None / Undisclosed
Sector
Defence, Information Technology
Job Type
Permanent

Job Details

Be part of something exciting, come and join our Cyber Security business. Do you want to take control of your career? We’ve never been busier and we are looking for talented Security Architects with a blend of technical ability and passion for Cyber Security, to come and join us deliver market-leading cyber security solutions. We share your passion for security and it is part of everything we do at CGI.

As an Architect at CGI you’ll join a team of over 200 Cyber Security professionals in the UK, working on major programmes where security is critical, including Defence Information Infrastructure, Police National Database, Galileo, and Smart Metering. We’re not tied to having to push particular security products, so this means that you’ll have the freedom to work closely with clients to develop appropriate design solutions to align with their security needs. In addition to being able to collaborate with our UK based consultants you’ll also have access to over 1200 Cyber Security professionals within CGI worldwide.

This will enable you to provide innovative security solutions fully focused and tailored to our client’s needs. Our Cyber team cover all aspects of security and provide our clients with a one stop shop for all their security needs. This means you'll be involved in true end to end security solutions and delivery, from concept through to operation. We also work across all sectors both public and private from Government to Oil and Gas, from Utilities to banking and finance.

 

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Security Architect with us you will consult on and design innovative solutions tailored to a deep understanding of our client's needs. You will advise our clients on the architecture of their secure business systems. You'll be the design authority on programmes of works collaborating across enterprise architectures to produce end-to-end security designs. Your knowledge and skills will be used to assist on bids, proposal for works, as well as on implementations and integrations. You will also be expected to represent us at senior stakeholder level and, as a Cyber Security expert, help to guide and influence our clients through their security issues to practical consultative solutions.

We encourage an entrepreneurial ethos at CGI and fully support professional development of our members. We actively encourage contributions to, and interaction with, appropriate Cyber industry bodies and organisations. If you want to take your Cyber Security career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success please contact us today.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Demonstrable significant experience of consulting on, and the delivery of, secure system design and implementation, ideally as a technical security lead. All round technical security knowledge and able to explain the importance of why security must be part of everything our clients do. You should also be able to demonstrate a complete understanding of the relationship of risk and security in the design of IT security solutions.

An effective communicator, both written and orally and be adept at persuasively presenting and justifying secure architecture design solutions. You will be used to dealing with multiple client stakeholders both technical and non-technical and able to adapt your approach as required for your audience. Your technical knowledge and understanding should be evidenced with appropriate professional qualifications.
o In depth knowledge of government security standards and processes such as ISO27001 standards, CEF, Cyber Essentials, NIST & Cyber Essentials Plus, GDPR
o Secure Cloud based solutions
o Experience of delivering secure service solutions against project expectations
o Full awareness of industry best practice
o Excellent communication and planning skills are required for this role

Useful experience:
o Strong experience of Patch and Vulnerability management and governance
o Understanding of SOC/SIEM delivery and actions out of reporting
o Background in security testing to build a compliance state
o A good all round knowledge of core infrastructure and systems
o Experience of driving change in a complex environment.


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What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Company

CGI is a global business with 65,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe who provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the on-going evolution of our clients’ businesses.

Our aspiration is very simple: to be the best at what we do and help our clients to succeed. To achieve this we foster local accountability for client success whilst bringing our global strength and onshore, nearshore and offshore delivery capabilities to deliver the right blend of solutions for our clients. Across the UK we have around 6000 members who bring specific industry knowledge with a broad range of client experience in order to be a true local partner. We differentiate ourselves by our way of working — approachable, flexible and easy to do business with.

With 40 years of experience and continued business growth we offer financial strength and business rigour to support some of the UK’s biggest and best brands across the commercial and public sectors. Our teams have experience in delivering award winning programmes in space, defence and national security, central government and the public sector including health, as well as the commercial sector including financial services, oil and gas, energy and utilities and telecoms.

We deliver a full spectrum of innovative and adaptable solutions including IT and business consulting, systems integration, application management and development, IP-based solutions, flexible infrastructure services and comprehensive outsourcing services. At CGI, you will find a stimulating environment with exciting and varied opportunities to evolve your skills and build on your experience. We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. There's always room for you to grow at CGI - that is our commitment to you.

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