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Security Design Specialist

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Security Design Specialist - Luton - Up to £70,000 + bonus

Our client a FTSE 100 International e-commerce business is currently seeking a Security Design Specialist to join their security architecture team.

The Security Design Specialist will be responsible for technical assurance of security systems, infrastructure, applications and solutions, aligned to IT strategy and security standards.

Key Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of the security threat landscape, significant risks, technical developments and directions.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a security architecture team
  • Experience of security systems and controls, including, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, SIEM, email security, DLP, NAC, IAM, O365, AWS, SDLC, SDLC, SAST, DAST, SecDevOps tool chain and Web Application Firewalls
  • Ability to conduct research into security technical platforms and evaluate capabilities
  • Familiarity with patterns, practices and frameworks of Enterprise Architecture


  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining security standards, processes, procedures and guidelines related to security architecture and Technical Design Authority process
  • Provide IT teams with security focused technical consultancy to ensure compliance with security policies, standards and regulations
  • Input into RFI and RFP technology/vendor selection, ensuring solutions embed and meet security requirements and are secure by design.
  • Take ownership of specialist security domains
  • Ownership of the design and configuration requirements for operational security systems / platforms
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of security services and contribution to the security architecture roadmap
  • Work closely with enterprise architects, solution architects, technical architects and other senior IT designers to ensure all services are 'Secure by Design'

If this Security Design Specialist role is of interest, then please respond with an up to date CV.

Security Design Specialist - Luton - Up to £70,000 + bonus