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Application Security Architect (up to £80k + 10% bonus)

Job Title: Application Security Architect (up to £80k + 10% bonus)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
REF: J8236_1496767614
Contact Name: Cristian Amanta
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Application Security Architect - (up to £80K + 10% Bonus)

Location: West London

I am currently working with a Global Brand based in West London that is going through a large Digital Transformation.

To support their growth they are looking for an Application Security Architect to plan, design and coordinate security requirements for my client.

As an Application Security Architect you will work with wider IT Teams and Senior Leaders to identify, recommend, develop, implement security best practices and procedures for the organization.

The successful candidate will have a strong technical background but be comfortable enough to be the main point of contact for the IT Application Security group wide. The ideal candidate has worked in a Digital or Ecommerce environment.

About this role

  • Research, design, and oversee implementation of information technology systems and policies for information security in support of business needs.
  • Providing relevant security and compliance oversight of technology and tools during application architecture and design activities.
  • Leading in the development and providing guidance during architecture & design activities for new and existing Applications solutions, while also conducting architectural risk and impact assessments.
  • Strong technical knowledge Checkpoint, Cisco, Office 365 and Microsoft systems and products.
  • Thorough understanding of cloud, on premises, and hybrid hosting options
  • Strong technical knowledge of current protocols, and standards, including global applications (Oracle, Salesforce, Cloud Hosted Environments).
  • Proven experience in IT Security planning and development.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong understanding of project management principles.
  • Advantageous: background in application development and application security and/or solution design.
  • Advantageous: previous knowledge with large scale e-commerce programs.
  • Relevant degree in the field of computer science and/or information security and/or relevant certification in the field of information security (CISSP, CISA, GPEN, GPPA, GCED, GWAPT, GSSP-JAVA, GSNA, GCFA ,SABSA)

This an exciting opportunity to join a Global Brand that is going through rapid growth and as such it is an exciting time to join the business

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