Security Solutions Architect - SC Cleared


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LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

Listed on

17th November 2023

Location

Corsham

Salary/Rate

£700 - £750

Type

Contract

Start Date

ASAP

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SECURITY SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT

- 6 month contract

- Inside IR35

- SC Cleared

- £700pd to £750pd

- 2/3 days per week required in Corsham + remote working.

Our client requires two Security Architects to provide technical advice to users and to lead the development and assurance of all deliverables related to the Cyber Attack Recovery Planning. CARP aims to ensure Authority risk management processes include comprehensive Cyber Recovery Planning.

The Security Architects will be accountable for all technical support and assurance activities associated with the Project. This will include:

? Recommend controls and identify solutions that support the Authority in improving its ability to recover from cyber incidents.

? Provide specialist advice and recommend approaches across teams and stakeholders.

? Support supplier facilitated 'pre-mortem' workshops focussed on helping System/Service teams in developing their compliant Cyber Recovery Plans.

? Support supplier facilitated workshops focussed on testing/exercising system/service teams Cyber Recovery Plans to measure and improve their effectiveness.

? Provide technical assurance of SORs, commercial artefacts and supplier proposals.

? Review, refine and maintain all cyber recovery policy, guidance, and other documentation.

? Work closely with teams from complex interconnected and interdependent systems to support them in applying CARP guidance and developing recovery plans at an enterprise level.

Experience requirements:

? Understanding security implications of transformation. You can interpret and apply an understanding of policy and process, business architecture, and legal and political implications to assist the development of technical solutions or controls. (Skill level: working)

? Analysis. You can apply the approach to real problems and consider all relevant information. You can apply appropriate rigour to ensure a full solution is designed and achieves the business outcome.

? Communication (security architect). You can demonstrate a deep understanding of security concepts and can apply them to a technical level. You can effectively translate and accurately communicate security and risk implications to technical and non-technical stakeholders. You can successfully respond to challenges. You can manage stakeholder expectations and be flexible, adapting to stakeholder reactions to reach consensus. This should include and understanding of ISO27001 (awareness)

? Research and innovation. You can advise on developments to security properties in technology. You can identify new technologies and design their use in a business context.

? Enabling and informing risk-based decisions. You can work with risk owners to advise and give feedback. You can advise on risk impact and whether this is within risk tolerance. You can describe different risk methodologies and how these are applied, as well as the proportionality of risk.

It will be considered beneficial on behalf of the Authority for the Supplier's chosen Specialist prove the following Additional 'Nice-to-Have' Skills.

? Understanding security implications of transformation. You can interpret and apply an understanding of policy and process, business architecture, and legal and political implications to assist the development of technical solutions or controls. (Skill level: working)

? Research and innovation. You can advise on developments to security properties in technology. You can identify new technologies and design their use in a business context. (Skill level: working)

? Hold a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification

To be considered, please send through an updated CV.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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