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Security Architect

  • Negotiable
  • UK, London City

Security Architect

Why & Who
Ntrinsic Consulting are working alongside the largest Telecoms Initiative Network.

Permanent Opportunity – Manchester/London – Hybrid Working

The employer
You as the Security Architect will be collecting business requirements for security improvements. Identify gaps in current architecture, focusing on security controls. Collaborate to the creation of roadmaps to deliver against based on available, planned, and unknown service provision.

The job
You as the Security Architect will be:
• Creating a roadmap to implement the architectural building blocks.
• Creating traceable requirements from business requirements through to technical controls.
• Work in cooperation with Enterprise Architects (EIT function) to assure that business requirements are implemented in the Design phase.
• Work in cooperation with Enterprise Architects (EIT function) to relay technical requirements to service provider delivery teams.
• Leading technical meetings with service providers.

What we are looking for:
The ideal candidate for the Security Architect position should possess extensive experience in handling complex environments. This should preferably include expertise in managing outsourced environments, Group/Market (hub and spoke) organizations, and systems integrators. Any prior background in telecoms and/or energy sectors would be considered an added advantage.

  • The candidate should have the ability to navigate conflicting project requirements and synthesize them into a cohesive strategic framework. They must also possess excellent skills in driving project delivery, effectively collaborating with diverse stakeholders.
  • The architectural approach does not have to follow a designated framework (TOGAF, SABSA, etc.) but the candidate must be able to demonstrate a logical approach to delivery of components and show a roadmap with dependencies, business requirements and next steps required from additional stakeholders.
  • The successful candidate must have prior experience working as a consultant or architect reporting directly to C-level executives. They should possess a comprehensive understanding of Security Strategy and be able to articulate its intricacies. Additionally, they should be able to justify strategic decisions, even if it means delaying tactical decisions that could provide immediate wins or progress.

Desirable skillset
You as the Security Architect must have experience with processing conflicting project requirements into strategic framework and drive delivery with several diverse stakeholders.

• Familiarity and previous experience with the SABSA model are desirable.
• Knowledge and familiarity with the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix is beneficial.
• Familiarity with the ArchiMate modelling language is desirable.

Salary range & benefits: up to 80K

Location – London

Michelle Vincent Recruitment Consultant

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