Cloud Security Architect - CGEMJP00253852

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
19 days ago

Cloud Security Architect
Knutsford 2 days a week
6 Month Contract
£800 Via Umbrella

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Person Specification
* Experience in defining security reference architectures and security integration patterns.
* Identifying gaps within the Bank's security posture and evolving these into strategic funded deliverables.
* Ability to define security principles and requirements aligning back to reference architectures.
* Exposure to conducting security-based assessments of products and services for RFIs/RFPs.
* Ability to define product strategies and roadmaps, ensuring alignment with Enterprise strategy.
* Working collaboratively with colleagues to scope and define strategic aims for security projects, programmes and portfolios of activity.
* Experience in providing technical guidance and direction across a portfolio of work.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
* A strong understanding / experience of security strategies and technologies in a large Enterprise (preferably in the financial sector).
* Exposure to modern, large scale architecture patterns.
* Ability to work alongside a SecDevOps operating model and associated tools (e.g., JIRA)
* Ability to identify Threat Vectors in enterprise or cloud environments and design associated security/controls.
* Knowledge of Enterprise security frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
* Knowledge of Cyber-attack phases (e.g. Cyber Kill Chain and/or Mitre Attack Framework).
* Knowledge of a broad range of security capabilities, technologies and concepts (e.g. cryptography, data security, network security, endpoint security, security penetration testing, identity and access management, vulnerability management etc).

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
* Understanding of the interplay between cyber security risk factors, regulatory requirements and changing technology landscape for the financial services sector.
* Knowledge of cyber threats, adversarial techniques and vulnerabilities, both current and past, with the ability to innovate and contribute to the application or upgrade of controls and standards to both business and security solutions in order to maintain or increase the Bank's security posture.
* Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g. methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
* Skill in designing countermeasures to identified security risks.
* Knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles and organisational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity and availability).

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!

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