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IT Security Architect

  • £65000 - £75000.00
  • Birmingham, Permanent
  • Date posted: 14th June 2019

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IT Security Architect

IT Security / Architecture / Security Operations / CISSP / TOGAF / ITIL

Location: West Midlands

My client are one the UK’s leading businesses with operations across the UK. This an exciting opportunity to join a company who genuinely care and empower their staff and offer opportunities to grow.

You will join a team of over 300+ IT professionals to deliver a host of the latest cutting-edge technologies. With lots of exciting projects and programmes to get stuck into this role will keep you constantly engaged and enthusiastic to propel the business forward.

Responsibilities:

  • We are seeking a highly skilled IT Security Architect to join an exciting Cyber Programme to support in the definition and creation of security architecture artefacts including: –
    • Security Related Standards and Design Principles
    • Creation and Maintenance of Design Patterns
    • Architectural and System Building Blocks
  • Creation and Maintenance of 3-5-year roadmaps for Security related products
  • Work closely with the 1st and 2nd Line Defence Teams to ensure that risks, threats and security events are understood and factored into the roadmap and solution for security architectures
  • Ensure organisation Information Assets are protected against insider and external threats through the provision of Security Architectures
  • Work with internal project stakeholders to ensure that Security Architecture requirements are effectively incorporated into project solutions and deliveries

Key Skills:

  • Experience of playing a key role within an IT delivery function
  • Broad experience across all aspects of an IT Service
  • Working knowledge of all Architectural domains
  • Security Domain experience including
    • Working within Security related projects and service provision
    • Managed Security Service Provision
    • Protection and Detection Capabilities
    • Threat Intelligence and Analytics
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Emerging technologies and standards
    • Wider IT market issues
    • Architectural standards and methodologies e.g. TOGAF
    • Architectural design patterns
  • Good working knowledge of change lifecycle skills:
    • Analysis & Requirements management
    • Functional Decomposition
    • Business models
    • Data models
  • Excellent presentation & influencing skills
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • CISSP
  • TOGAF 9 Foundation
  • ITIL Practitioner

This is a permanent opportunity with a salary up to £75,000, 25% bonus and a market leading benefits package!

If this role is of interest and you would like to find out more please do not hesitate to give us a call and ask for Trevor on 0121 234 7100 or drop me line on

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