Information Security Architect
About the facility
Internationally renowned HCA Healthcare UK, London’s largest private healthcare providers are actively recruiting for an Information Security Architect to join our growing IT team.
From complex and urgent care, to primary care, outpatient and day-case treatment, HCA Healthcare UK provide exceptional care across our network of facilities and key NHS partnerships in London and Manchester. Our facilities include The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital, The Portland Hospital, The Princess Grace Hospital and The Wellington Hospital. We also run HCA Laboratories and are growing via our expanding joint ventures divisions, including partnering with the NHS.
Our primary purpose is to provide exceptional care delivered with compassion and kindness, using state-of-the-art technology operated by expert, dedicated teams.
The Information Security Architect is a new role at HCA Healthcare UK which will be responsible for setting the strategy and priority of actions by the Information Security Execution Department. Reporting directly to the CISO, the role will be responsible for directing and supporting Information Governance and Security while engaging on enterprise portfolio projects while selecting new technologies to be implemented, determine the appropriate risk management activities required and their priority, as well as set the technical architecture and approach on specific projects.
This is a full time and permanent opportunity offering a competitive salary package dependent upon candidate experience. Along with a competitive salary, the incumbent will also receive 25 days holiday, private healthcare and our company flexible benefits scheme. This role is based a short walk from London Bridge station and may need to occasionally travel to other central London sites.
Duties & Responsibilities
Senior technical leadership for HCA UK’s information security Project Execution Team. The architect will focus on network architecture, system integration, application development, regulatory & business risk management, and technical threat and vulnerability management.
Review, development, and approval of the security design and functionality of current and new IT projects, software products, new technologies, and network security.
Support with setting the strategic direction for HCA’s information security group.
Lead information security teams—providing direction for the Security Engineers and team members on information security and other IT&S projects.
Play a key role in developing relationships and working with vendors and other outside entities and individuals to identify promising new technologies.
Skills and Experience
Previous experience within a similar role within in the healthcare sector.
Expert knowledge of and experience with security engineering or risk management tasks, techniques and tools.
Expert knowledge of security architectural mechanisms and components and integration with IT components and operations.
Solid knowledge of applications, data centers, networks, facility operations, and business units Strong leadership in information security.
Functional knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite, LAN/WAN technologies, switching, routing, VoIP and telephony technologies, firewalls and VPN, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), vulnerability assessment and patch management tools.