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Security Architect contract

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £600 - £700 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Security Architect Contract

Based in south Manchester - near Manchester Airport

Up to £700 per day

My client, the organisation responsible for the largest technology project and IoT migration ever in the UK and Europe, are looking to secure the services of an established Security Architect.

Working across the national operations of the organisation, you will be responsible for creation of new Security Architecture, following legislation and regulatory frameworks.

The key areas of expertise for this Security Architect position are:

  • Practical experience on large IT programmes, creating Architecture in regulated environments
  • Understanding of solution architecture e.g. Architecture concepts, the Architecture Lifecycle, Architecture Principles, Architectural Decisions, Technical Reviews etc.
  • Knowledge of information security risk and compliance, technical security concepts and common technical security vulnerabilities gained via CISSP certification.
  • Experience of security methodologies and industry standards e.g. ISO/IEC 27001 and knowledge of security legislation and regulatory frameworks e.g. GDPR, DPA etc.
  • Practical experience of performing risk assessments using recognised frameworks preferably ISO/IEC 270Your 05 and HMG Information Assurance Standard Numbers 1&2.
  • Experience of defining and delivering security architectures using formal Architectural Frameworks e.g. SABSA, TOGAF, the ISF Standard etc.
  • Experience of architecture in two or more of the following security technologies: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), PKI, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti-Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection and Response etc.
  • Experience of creating design documents e.g. HLD, LLD for cryptography-based solution using Hardware Security Modules to secure sensitive applications.
  • Knowledge of web access and authentication security standards and technologies including SOAP, WS Security, SAML, REST architecture, OAuth, OpenID etc.
  • Current understanding of Public Cloud services e.g. AWS, Azure and Google Cloud and how to design architectures that connect securely to on-premises systems.
  • Experience of participating in Technical Design Authority (TDA) activities focused on network, application and security projects.
  • UK Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process.

The role will sit out of IR35 scope. We are looking at the position to be an initial 6 month contract.

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, please apply with your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Stephen on 07523502513.

Security Architect Contract

Based in south Manchester - near Manchester Airport

Up to £700 per day

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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