Montash are working with a fast-paced FTSE 100 company to fill the position of Security Architect.
Our client has recently been granted board approval, and full support, to completely build out the security team, one aspect of this will be the role of Security Architect, who will work within the Solution Architecture team as the security expert. Acting as the sole security expert within the team, the successful candidate will have a dotted line reporting to the Information Security team, but will remain for the most part within the architecture team, providing advice and diligence regarding all security matters.
Working closely with solution architects and other senior IT designers, the successful candidate will serve as the 'go-to' security expert acting as the Technical Design Authority. Building and maintaining capability and technology roadmaps that define how security-centric platforms are kept efficient, and attending networking and industry events in order to remain up-to-date with trends, are just a couple of responsibilities this senior role offers.
The successful candidate with have good knowledge of solution architecture and/or enterprise architecture, and be able to communicate effectively with IT technical personnel and business personnel, articulating both security requirements and architecture necessities effectively, but acting from a strategic standpoint.
The company is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a large degree of self-management and inter-personal skills to come into this senior position. The successful candidate must be comfortable giving advice, making decisions and making recommendations.