|Listed on:||13th April|
|Salary/Rate:||£50,501 - £61,723|
|Salary Notes:||£50,501 - £61,723 dependent on experience|
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We are looking for a self-motivated and driven Security Architect to be responsible for planning, designing and implementing architectural security across Cambridge Assessment and our future organisation.
This role is critical to developing our security maturity and will provide assurance as security architectures are defined and reviewed, gaps identified and formalised, ensuring appropriate recommendations are delivered to bring residual risk within our risk appetite.
With a positive, can-do attitude, you will stay calm under pressure and be able to demonstrate a collaborative and understanding approach to working.
What you'll be doing
Taking the initiative and lead on scoping specific technical security controls proportionate to the assessed risk, you will define the standardised technical security controls and capabilities needed to make sure that our key business systems are designed and implemented to be secure throughout their life-cycle.
You will keep up to date with developments in technical standards, controls and capability sets to minimise control gaps upon deployment of any future architectural state. Supporting the agile development teams by providing guidance and training on the suitability of controls against identified threats, you will develop the security maturity and provide assurance to stakeholders.
You will document and assess the maturity of our current architectural security posture, developing and maintaining security architecture artefacts (models, patterns, standards and procedures) that can be used to identify control gaps against industry security standards and to highlight areas and opportunities for improvement.
What we're looking for
A strong background in a previous security architect role:
Alternatively, you will already have a qualification, such as, SABSA, CISSP, CCSP, CCNP.
If you would like to learn more before submitting an application, you can review the job description on our website.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 April 2021 and interviews will be held in the week commencing 3 May.
To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter by clicking the APPLY button.
If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.
The University of Cambridge will be bringing together its publishing and assessment operations to create a single organisation from 1 August 2021. Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment publish and create world-leading content and examinations that are used across more than 170 countries.
The move is in response to a growing desire from learners, teachers and researchers to engage with Cambridge in a joined up digital way, and the demand for innovative products that combine expertise in learning and assessment. The new organisation will have the capabilities to provide world leading assessment, learning and academic research offerings globally, under the Cambridge brand and backed by first class teaching and research departments.
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