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Cloud Security Architect & Engineering Manager

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  • Ideally, an Information Security professional with both technical design and engineering expertise in a range of technologies as well as a good well rounded knowledge set of the Information & Cyber Security frameworks and principles.
  • Extensive senior stakeholder management skills.
  • Leadership skills and management capabilities.
  • Excellent communicator, able to motivate, coach and mentor a strong technical team and stakeholders.
  • Various levels of expertise in a particular with regards to Agile and Cloud architecture domain (application, data or infrastructure) with broad knowledge of the other architecture domains. 
  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks and methods such as The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) and the ability to develop and maintain personal architectural knowledge, skills and abilities. 

In order to perform this role you will have solid experience, in IT and a large portion of that in either a senior IT Security engineering role or architecture role working at senior level in a global organisation.

  • Experience in leading and developing teams and functions with both on shore and off shore team members.
  • Previous experience of working for a global professional service environment or corporate organisation such as legal/finance/banking.
  • Solid understanding of multiple architecture and security tools, techniques and frameworks SAFe, CSTAR, TOGAF, SABSA, BSIMM, NIST, ISO 27001 etc.
  • Solid understanding of secure development principles for multiple delivery methods, Agile, Waterfall etc.
  • Practical experience of Information Security Risk Management and Threat Management.
  • The ability to champion Information Security Architecture principles at an enterprise level.
  • Practical experience of working with Lean & Agile delivery tools such as Agile Central (or other similar tools e.g. JIRA, Confluence, Rally) is preferable
  • Experience of developing IT roadmaps for specific business or technology areas. 
  • Experience of working with multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments. 
  • Adaptability to adapt security architecture plans to a variety of rapidly changing environments.
  • Ability to building information and system resilience into every architecture plan or system to meet business requirements.

You will have a well-rounded knowledge of all Information Security & Cyber Security domains. Your Architecture or engineering experience must be clearly demonstrable and will have worked alongside architects and understand the requirements of architecture frameworks such as SAFe, Agile and TOGAF as well has having an excellent Information & Cyber Security frameworks such as CSTAR Gold, NIST, Cyber Essentials and ISO27001.


The ideal candidate will be Azure/AWS Architecture certified, CCSK Certified, and have qualifications in either Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) .

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