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Security Architect- Azure

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £700 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Montash have been engaged by a Global FMCG Client to source a Security Architect for an initial 7 month contract. *Please note that the successful candidate will have experience in MS Azure, PaaS, IaaS, Ofice365 and similar**

You will be working in their Global Architecture Practice supporting transformation projects. This is primarily a Security Architect role, but the client is looking for someone with network architecture experience. You must also be comfortable in operating in both the Solution Architecture and enterprise Architecture spaces.


    • To establish and maintain credibility as an expert on security architecture within the global practice.
    • To define, quality assure, and design security and network solution architectures for enterprise solutions to meet specific, project based requirements, which align to the IT strategy and architecture standards by functional / process area.
    • To develop, maintain and govern enterprise architectures associated with the security and networks domains, which are aligned to IT architectures / standards and meet business requirements.
    • To develop strong relationship with the Operational Security & networks teams.
    • To design effective security & network patterns/templates that can scale globally within large Multinationals across multiple countries.
    • To ensure that solutions will meet budgetary constraints.
    • To advise major projects and be the security subject matter expert to ensure the project meet the company's security requirements and is in-line with the security strategy and best practices.
    • To own and create complete security solution architectures including all associated documentation, including comprehensive high level designs.
    • To assess the impact of a solution change on the current and future enterprise architecture.
    • To define standards for the architecture estate and provide support for development of solution architecture and provide guidance to ensure compliance.

      Essential Skills
      • Extensive security experience across infrastructure, network, platform, application, identity and data, supporting prevention, detection and response and security governance.
      • Extensive experience within security of infrastructure, applications, data and identity and how these can be applied within an enterprise environment and outsourced/cloud way of working.
      • Experience with security architectures of Microsoft cloud platforms (Azure IaaS, PaaS, Office 365).
      • Experience within network architectures, standards and solutions.
      • Experience working in a multi-vendor, outsourced environment.
      • Change management and business engagement skills
      • Customer satisfaction through consistently meeting business requirements
      • Successful engagement and relationship management
      • Experience: minimum 10 years
      • Qualified or with demonstrable experience to the level of: Security - CISSP, CISM/CISA, CompTIA

        Highly Desirable Skills

      • TOGAF 9 Certification
      • Technology strategy and design, enterprise architecture frameworks, design methods and tools
      • LAN, WAN, MAN, WLAN
      • Qualified or with demonstrable experience to the level of Networks - CCIE/CCNP