Job Ref: RC9345

IT Security

IT Security

IT Security

IT Security Architect

Salary: Circa £100K plus bonus plus benefits

Location: City of London

Job Type: Full Time

The Role:

IT Security Architect is sought by prestigious and vibrant financial services organisation in the City. This role will see you reporting into the Global Head of IT Security as a key contributor to their operational security delivery framework, encompassing IT infrastructure and business application security on a global scale. This role will be instrumental in ensuring that they design and implement robust secure IT solutions that align to their IT and Security strategies, you will be joining at an exciting time as the IT organisation delivers numerous transformational technology and security improvement projects, leverages the latest cloud services, and other emerging technologies to enable the business to deliver on its future objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement security solutions that protect the organisation’s systems, networks, and applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align security measures with business objectives while ensuring compliance with industry requirements and regulations.
  • Drive innovation in security solutions, addressing both current vulnerabilities and anticipating future risk.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging security technologies and tools to enhance the organisation’s security posture.
  • Conduct risk assessments, reviews, and modelling to identify potential security vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical guidance to IT/business stakeholders delivering global technology change supporting increasing cloud application adoption. Making recommendations to stakeholders to ensure that systems and applications have appropriate security controls in place.
  • Review new systems security posture, propose improvements and oversee compliance with approved designs


Key Requirements:

  • Significant previous IT security architecture experience. A consultancy background would be ideal.
  • Experience of working in an established architecture function authoring technical documentation such as strategy papers, requirement documents and high-level designs.
  • Industry recognised technical certifications such as CISSP, TOGAF CCSP or vendor specific certifications.
  • Proven experience of designing top to bottom systems/solutions with focus on all aspects of Security (Network, Infrastructure, Access, Cloud Services, Controls, and SecOps)
  • Knowledge and experience of cloud specific security challenges, designs and solutions.
  • Demonstrated involvement in major IT/cloud transformation initiatives, with the ability to navigate the complexities and ensure security considerations are integrated throughout.
  • Knowledge and experience of security standards, procedures, reviews and automation.
  • Experience in designing compensating controls when systems cannot integrate with preferred security solutions
  • Strong technical knowledge of Microsoft technologies

Please note this is a brand-new opportunity and we are looking for someone who can craft their own position within a successful, fast paced team. Employee progression and wellbeing are paramount to this organisation.

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Arc IT Recruitment.

Salary range based on experience

 

Your IT Security point of contact is:

Rebecca Collings

Executive Consultant

IT Security

Job Ref: RC9345

IT Security

IT Security Architect

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