Security Architect

Location:
Reading, Reading, England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
BBBH140497_1624888712
Posted:
about 1 month ago

Security Architect

6 Months

Reading

*Azure Experience*

Role profile:
* Works closely with enterprise architects, other functional area architects and security specialists to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.
* Develops the business, information and technical artefacts that constitute the enterprise information security architecture and solutions.
* Serves as a security expert in application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
* Contributes to the alignment of security governance with EA governance and project and portfolio management (PPM).
* Researches, designs and advocates new technologies, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners and vendors.
* Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy.
* Evaluates and develops secure solutions, based on approved security architectures. Analyzes business impact and exposure, based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risks.
* Communicates security risks and solutions to business partners and IT staff
* Manage the security architecture to support the implementation of policy, standards and other security requirements within the project
* Ensure protection of information using data-centric security approaches. Ensure alignment with system life cycle through security risk assessments and input into design and architecture.
* Provide expert guidance on security matters
* Represent the security function, model and requirements in project activities
* Recommend updates to the established security model
* Assist project members in the identification, specification, design and implementation of appropriate security controls
* Provide updates to the test plan
* Coordinate and assist on security testing, including third party penetration testing
* Perform risk assessments and threat models to derive control objectives
* Identify and escalate unaddressed risks and threats
* Provide updates on risks, threats and overall security status to Information Security management and other stakeholders

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