Security Architect

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    Leeds, West Yorkshire

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    Patrick Doyle

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role: Security Architect
Duration: 6 Months
Start: ASAP

Infrastructure and Security team:
We're the Team who provides essential structure, security and strength to the whole of the business. From our central basecamp, we solve problems, fix software, and obsess about delivering innovative tech solutions for the platform that runs our core systems.
Whether it's heading up incidents, investigations and changes, we make tech decisions to keep everything working smoothly, 24/7. And we make sure we keep all our colleagues up and running all day too. All 1000 of them. Join our tribe and you'll do the same.

What you'll do:
The Security Architect will play a crucial role in supporting projects across the business.
You will be responsible for providing the necessary support and requirements to others to ensure we remain secure and compliant. The Security Architect will also need to support the wider security and compliance function through the design and delivery of security controls, identification of new and changing requirements and in response to new and emerging threats.

How you'll do it:

  • Reporting to the Enterprise Security Architect you will:
  • Supporting projects and initiatives in an advisory capacity as a security SME
  • Identifying and providing requirements to projects and initiatives
  • Ensure requirements are met (implementation governance)
  • Production of architectural patterns/designs
  • Supply security requirements into projects and RFPs
  • Drive improvements, support compliance through the execution of our security strategy
  • Support and influence technical strategy


  • To be successful in this role you'll need the following skills and experience:
  • Experience of working to demonstrate compliance with Cloud Technologies (AWS)- Strong emphasis on AWS experience.
  • Maintained awareness of emerging threats and vulnerability research.
  • Working knowledge of the use of Enterprise Systems Management tools
  • Familiarity in Agile development processes
  • Qualifications in any of the following would be desirable:
  • CCSP
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect

How we work:

  • Our Architects work closely with colleagues in all positions, so a good level of interpersonal and written communication skills are important to us. Collaboration is key
  • We don't micro manage. We want you to be able to work unsupervised, but not unsupported
  • We don't expect to you to know everything. If you don't have all the skills initially, we'll support you to gain them, or point you in the direction of someone who does
  • Yes, we do gambling. No, we don't have a high-pressure, competitive environment. Your colleagues want you to succeed as much as you do