Security Architect

City of London Contract / 6 Months £600 - £800 per day + Outside IR35

An exciting and rewarding open position for an experienced Security Architect. This international media firm is looking to on-board a versatile Security Architect to join their Cyber program on a hybrid working basis (2 DAYS A WEEK MINIMUM) at their London HQ.

This contract is scheduled to run for 6 months with the likelihood of an extension, accompanied by a daily rate outside IR-35. My client is looking for Architects well-versed with working across technology infrastructure. Previous experience in the media sector is preferable.

Essential Skills:

  • Familiarity with security standards, governance & controls – NIST, CIS, ISO27K family, CSA, OWASP etc.
  • Experience across the spectrum of Security Architecture and Governance domains.
  • Excellent knowledge on PAM, IAM, and secure device configuration and hardening, making use of CIS benchmarks.
  • Experience of supporting an organisation shift to a DevSecOps model, from a DevOps model.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of SSDLC processes and integrating security tooling into the development pipeline.
  • Past experience of having led the implementation of security solutions such as PAM, EDR/XDR and AppSec tools (SAST, SCA, IAC), SIEM (Splunk) etc.
  • Hands-on experience and strong understanding of information technology and enterprise security as a whole.
  • Demonstrable experience in the production of technical design documentation, working within a multi-disciplined, multi-supplier environment, planning, and delivering quality results within agreed timescales.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as business acumen and a commercial outlook.
  • Hands on experience of Sophos, Splunk, CIS Benchmarks, Snyk, Rapid 7, Okta, Active Directory and Linux are hugely beneficial.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Kubernetes and containers is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks and issues associated within project workstreams and processes and escalate this as and when required.
  • The ability to be a cloud and enterprise security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background.
  • Previous experience in a similar role of Technical PM or PM/BA is advantageous
  • Security qualifications such as TOGAF, SABSA, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM are desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Lead Security Architect to the Cyber Security Programme working across multiple projects/workstreams.
  • Work alongside the Manager of Global Security Architecture to support defining objectives for each workstream and translate those business objectives into a project scope.
  • Define technical, security and process requirements required for various work streams/projects.
  • Attend regular project management meetings with cyber security engineers and business stakeholders as and when required, for projects you’re acting as a lead on.
  • Work closely with the Cyber Security Team to align the overall security goals & objectives of the program with the overall cyber security, technology and business strategy.
  • Work closely with the Security Architecture & Engineering team to support the program with designing the overall security architecture, ensuring appropriate solutions are selected to mitigate threats and fit with the overall security architecture across the organisation.
  • Ensure processes or solutions designed, balance business requirements with technology and cyber security requirements.
  • Act as a lead on the Cyber Hygiene workstream – PAM, Sophos XDR and Application Security, working closely with the Programme Delivery team and Security Architecture team to ensure delivery deadlines are met.
  • Provide support and mentoring to the Cyber Security Engineers where required to support project delivery.
  • Work with stakeholders and the architecture team to identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-4829-4211
Salary: £600 - £800 per day + Outside IR35
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 6 Months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Cloud Infrastructure & EUC
Job Locations: City of London
Job Types: Contract

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