Security Architect

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LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

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14th March




£650 - £700



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***SC Cleared***

Security Architect


6 Month contract initially

Rates: Market Rates (Umbrella-PAYE)

We are working with a leading consultancy, a long term client and a market leader in their field. We are looking for a Security Architect with current security clearance, to join the team on a great programme of work. This role owns the project security architecture and delivers this as an integral part of the project team.

Key Skills / Experience:

The role provides security leadership and delivery requiring the following attributes:

Be able to articulate security requirements to a Business Analyst based on a good knowledge of security standards, particularly NIST and ISO27001

· Communicate to the wider project the information security architecture, standards, practices and guidelines so the project is aligned

· Align standards and frameworks with overall client business and technology strategy

· Own the security architecture, working with the Technical Architect to include this within the high and low level designs

· Be able to review current systems security measures and architecture so that these can be applied to projects

· Create Security architecture baseline to feedback in to projects and present to the architect community

· Have a good working understanding of network security including cryptography

· Have an understanding of Risk Management and Accreditation Documents

· Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures to recommend changes or enhancements

· Identify and communicate current or emerging information security threats and how these impact the project

· Work closely together with technical architects to produce design specifications according to information security policies, while fulfilling business needs

· Good understanding of security assurance and pen testing, being able to scope testing, direct test teams, impact assess test outcomes, remediate test findings and communicate any residual project risk

· Be able to act as the security business change ambassador to ensure successful project service delivery

This is a fantastic opportunity on a great programme of work.

Apply now for your CV to reach me directly and we will reply as soon as possible.

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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