Information Security Architect

Ping IT Recruitment ltd
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Information Security Architect. Our Client is looking for an Information Security Architect - who will be responsible for assisting the Information Security Manager and the Information Security Lead’s with the implementation of new projects and activities that require Information Security involvement. You will liaise closely with IT Architecture, Technical Services, IT Solutions and Service Delivery teams. You will be tasked with the constant and continued development of comprehensive security target architecture to ensure alignment with Information Security Strategy. The Information Security Architect will have input into the project management lifecycle and ensure that IT Architecture, Technical Services, IT Solutions and Service Delivery teams are aligned to the design and implementation. You will develop/manage a comprehensive library of Information Security Architectural Patterns that can be used and reused by project and design teams to control the security of information assets and technical systems. You will be required to bring potential new technology, process, frameworks to the wider Information Security Group in order to increase security posture and better develop mature controls and supporting technology and also be expected to liaise with third party supplier liaison where required to better understand practice and process in design and implementation of solutions. What We Are Looking For Essential Criteria: Seasoned technical architect and information security enthusiast (development/architecture focus) Excellent problem solving, organisational skills and attention to detail Excellent risk and incident management skills – focussed on Information Security Excellent Information Security Audit skills and experience Excellent experience in a large scale enterprise organisation, preferably a retail or financial organisation Excellent knowledge of one or more of the following SABSA, TOGAF, MODAF/DODAF architectural methodology Excellent knowledge of software development lifecycles and development and release techniques; Agile, Waterfall etc Excellent knowledge of secure coding practices and standards such as OWASP, CERT etc Excellent project management skills and experience Good knowledge of Cobit 5, ISO 27001 and PCI DSS Good knowledge of various Information Security Areas such as Identity and Access Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Risk and Incident Management and Governance, Compliance and legal governance Preferable Criteria: CCNA/CCIE Qualification or similar CRTSA Qualification or similar CISSP/CISSP-ISSAP Qualification or similar This job was originally posted as

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