Cyber Security Architect

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  • Permanent
  • £90,000 - £115,000 (GBP)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • 30 Apr 2024

Cyber Security Architect with sound knowledge of core Cyber Security.

Description

Cyber Security Architect with sound knowledge of core Cyber Security.

You will be require to go into the office at least twice a week

As a Cyber Security Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive security solutions to protect an organisation's information systems. You will work closely with various stakeholders including IT teams, business leaders, and external partners to understand business requirements and develop strategies to mitigate cybersecurity risks. Your primary objective will be to create a robust security architecture that aligns with industry best practices and regulatory requirements while supporting the organization's objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a detailed security architecture that encompasses network, infrastructure, applications, and data security. Ensure that the architecture aligns with the organization's business goals and supports scalability and flexibility.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and threats to the organization's information systems. Develop risk mitigation strategies and security controls to address identified risks effectively.
  • Define security policies, standards, and procedures in alignment with industry regulations and best practices (such as ISO 27001, NIST, GDPR). Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards through regular audits and assessments.
  • Evaluate new and emerging security technologies, tools, and methodologies. Recommend and implement appropriate security solutions to enhance the organization's security posture and resilience against cyber threats.
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans and procedures to effectively respond to security incidents and breaches. Coordinate with internal teams and external stakeholders to contain incidents, minimize impact, and restore normal operations.
  • Promote a culture of security awareness throughout the organization. Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees about cybersecurity best practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including IT, legal, compliance, and risk management to ensure alignment of security initiatives with business objectives. Communicate security risks, issues, and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field. Advanced degree or certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH) preferred.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in cybersecurity architecture, design, and implementation.
  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, technologies, and best practices.
  • Experience with security frameworks and standards (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess complex security challenges and develop innovative solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage resources, and meet deadlines effectively.

Skills

Business Activities
Project Management
Stakeholder Management
IT Infrastructure Expertise
Solution Architecture
IT Security Expertise
CISSP
Management IT Responsibilities
Enterprise Architecture
Project Management Project Types
Cyber Security
Software Development
Documentation

Industry Experience

IT company
FinTech & Payments Provider
Financial Services company & Banks