IO Associates are helping a leading organisation with the role of security architect. The successful candidate will supplement the Security Advisory function and interact closely with the Architecture team.
Reporting to the Enterprise Security Design Authority the security architect will work alongside the enterprise, data, infrastructure and software architects, as well as the Security team, to embed security principles and best practices proactively into our technology roadmaps.
Role: IT Security Architect
·Assist in driving the Security Principles, Target Architecture, Best Practices and Roadmaps
·Develop security architecture roadmaps to continually improve the security of our systems and our customers' data
·Assess emerging technologies against security architecture to determine where they fill gaps, overlap with existing solutions or extend capabilities
·Serve as an information security subject matter expert; provide advisory and consulting services as required
·Participate in solution architecture design; lead security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions
·Maintain knowledge of common risk frameworks (e.g. OWASP)
·Maintain knowledge of compliance requirements/standards (e.g. PCI-DSS, EU General Data Privacy Requirements
·Strong technical background in Network infrastructure security and communications (firewalls/ switches/ routers etc)
·Experience of implementing security architecture
·Knowledge and demonstrable expertise in one, or more, of the following areas;
-Mobile Device Management
-Identity and access management
·Linux and Windows based client/server Operating Systems, in a physical and virtual environment
·Knowledge and practical experience in the application of security architectures.
·Experience of working within Waterfall and Agile project methodologies