Senior Solution Security Architect - Remote or Office based

70000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
14 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Security Solution Architect - Remote/office based

The Senior Security Solutions Architect defines, enhances, and implements the businesses information security solution, while ensuring consistent administration of information security policies, standards, procedures and controls to effectively improve security posture

  • Documents High Level Designs and Low Level Designs for specific solutions owned and managed by the Information Security function.
  • Review and provide input in to design documentation produced by other functions across the business.
  • Identifies risks/opportunities across the enterprise's capabilities and technical landscapes, guiding teams to mitigate risk, and assists in establishing and delivering security governance across the global architecture
  • Acts as a security evangelist for the enterprise with the ability to engage technical as well as business teams on the security landscape, architectural models and secure software development life cycle, and provides guidance to application and business teams
  • Assisting the Security Architecture and Engineering Manager in the assessment and definition of the businesses information security architecture, including:
  • Collaborating with management, security teams, and other stakeholders to determine information security needs and requirements for applications, cloud services, and networks (WAN, LAN, Wireless), virtual private networks (VPNs), Firewalls, Routers, cloud security, and related security and network devices


Expert Information Security technical skills (information security solutions in detail, application architecture, public key infrastructure (PKI), file encryption, programming, support, workstations, network, SAP, cloud solutions, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, hardware and software platforms, and protocols as they relate to information technology
  • Expert knowledge of secure reference architectures, such as infrastructure, network, and application design
  • Ability to analyze business needs and requirements to plan system architecture
  • Knowledge of secure software development methodologies, tools, and practices
  • Hands on experience with the implementation of security solutions
  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (eg application of defense-in-depth)
  • Knowledge of critical IT procurement requirements
  • Familiarity with The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) (prefer TOGAF certified), Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA), Open Security Architecture, IBM Cloud

Work Experience

  • Experience in developing security architecture and standards
  • Experience working in architecting and designing information security solutions
  • Knowledge and experience in advising DevOps teams and design security into CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge and experience across the breadth of technology domains, understanding the inter-relationships between major components
  • Experience in performing security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and helping to develop a security risk management plan

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