Solution Architect - IT Security

Solution Architect - IT Security

Job Title: Solution Architect - IT Security
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: 896321_1571068635
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2019 16:57

Job Description

With continued exciting growth on this large and complex IT Estate, we have a requirement for an experienced Solution Architect within IT Security to be responsible for driving the architectural direction of all tasks allocated by a Programme or Principal Architect throughout the delivery lifecycle of the task. You will be responsible for the creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design, ensuring alignment with the strategic technical architecture and taking this work through to project delivery. Please note that it is essential that you are eligible for and prepared to go through advanced Security Clearance for this position.
As part of your role you will be responsible for:
*Responsible for the creation and implementation of end-to-end solution/technical design, ensuring alignment with the strategic technical architecture.
*Responsible for ensuring the solution/design process is adhered to during all phases of project delivery.
*Provide solution and technical SME input to appropriate levels to supplement internal skills (e.g. when new technologies are being investigated).
*Provide an escalation point for design related issues within projects
*Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy.
*Identify, communicate and manage Information Assurance risks.
*Design security architecture elements to mitigate risks in liaison with Solution Leads
*Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.
*Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
*Definition of security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies

You will have the following experience:
*Good communication skills with diverse audiences - strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
*Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects.
*The ability to be the security subject matter expert who can explain technical topics to those without a technical background.
*Five or more years' experience with DV Clearance
*Strong Security Engineering background with experience working with an Engineering team to ensure compliance.
*Knowledge of JSP 440, SPF, HMG InfoSec Standards 1 & 2 and other NTA Security Standards.
*Experience of integrating audit data with SIEM systems (e.g. Splunk ES, Huntsman)
*Designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team.
*Consulting and engineering in the development and design of security best practices and implementation of security principles across the project to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.
*Security clearance
*It is essential that you are eligible for Government DV security clearance to work in this position.

Title: Solution Architect - IT Security
Pay Rate and Bens: Up to £75K plus 3% Flex and Car Allowance
Location: Salisbury

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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