Technical Security Architect

£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Information Security Architect Harrogate £65,000 - £75,000 Exceptional benefits Information Security Specialist's required to work in Harrogate for a multi national payment solutions company. You will work closely with the global information security team to deliver a comprehensive information security controls framework. You will have had experience of design, Implementation and operation of enterprise level security tools including Proxy Servers, Mail Gateways, WAF, DLP, SEIM Systems, Malware Detection, Intrusion Prevention Systems and Vulnerability Scanners, configuring them to detect security incidents and respond to these threats. Not steering away from being technically minded, you will take a slightly more hands off approach and you will be responsible for analysing reports from the 'Tech team' and translating this into comprehensible 'business speak' for stakeholders of all levels. Key responsibilities Maintains a comprehensive and in depth, component level understanding of all IT systems, data flows, applications, technologies, security controls, threats, weaknesses and countermeasures within Company and the Financial and Credit card Industry. Maintains a corresponding understanding of standards (PCI, Card Association, Data Protection, etc) and attains relevant qualifications. Evaluates complex interdependencies, interpretations and scenarios and applies these to all other tasks. Provides the authoritative sign-off of new solutions/technology in International Design Review, Firewall Approval and other change/project governance . Negotiates with solution designers, vendors and clients to ensure that each initiative meets agreed policy, standards and risk acceptance profiles. Takes a technical lead for security incidents (on call 24x7), providing review and advice (including, impact assessment, cause/effect analysis etc) and directs emergency mitigation and containment controls. Contributes to the global Information Security (IS) architecture strategy, creating patterns, templates, design & build standards and other guidance. Please contact me for more information. Callum This job was originally posted as