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Senior Security Architect - London - Up to £90,000 + benefits

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £80000.00 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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    about 2 years ago

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Senior Security Architect - London - Up to £90,000 + benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurer, who has a revenue over £50 million, are actively seeking a Senior Security Architect to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Senior Security Architect will be responsible for defining and overseeing the implementation of their strategic cyber security capabilities and engage with business and IT change to embed the security architecture, roadmaps and the 'security by design principles'.

Essential Skills:

  • Be Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) preferably in Technology or Information Security
  • Hold a Professional qualification in Information Security e.g. (CISSP) or similar and/ or Professional qualification in Architecture Development methods (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Have demonstrable experience in an information security field including key technologies and use of key Information Security Frameworks (e.g. ISF, NIST, ISO)
  • Have experience of operating in a home team, and in virtual teams aligned to Domains and Projects


  • Take ownership of one or more of the Security Architecture Domains, creating and maintaining domain assets such as Requirements, Landscapes, Principles, Visions, Target Architectures, Standards, and Roadmaps for each
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Solutions Architects to set projects up for success
  • Facilitate workshops with Technical and Business stakeholders to provide direction or drive issue resolution
  • Perform strategic design reviews at key points of the project lifecycle to identify any risks or capability gaps that need addressing
  • Perform architecture governance using CISO and Group Architecture governance processes and board structures
  • Provide ad-hoc reports, viewpoints and white papers to respond to management questions, project issues etc.
  • Through roadmap creation, be responsible for the planning and optimisation of complex projects / programmes, typically with a 1-2 year timeframe, that will impact multiple markets
  • The Security Domains include:
    • Information Protection
    • Security Management Services
    • Application & Database Security
    • Identity & Access Management
    • Infrastructure protection

If this Senior Security Architect role is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV.

Senior Security Architect - London - Up to £90,000 + benefits