IT Security Specialist

IT Security Specialist

London
Permanent
13.10.2022
£85000 - £110000 per annum

IT Security Specialist – UK – £85–110K

A Security Architect is required to be part of the global security architecture and engineering team. Where you will be working alongside other infosec colleagues, infrastructure  and IT businesses on a global scale to provide security architecture support and recommendations.
 
This is your opportunity to join an organisation that its culture is driven by its people and values. They provide their clients with customised solutions to protect them and their futures and help businesses to grow.
 
 
Security Specialist Responsibilities:
 

  • Manufacture Information Security architectural standards, artefacts, design patterns and technical specs documents.
  • Analyse, supervise and recommend improvements to the global security architecture to enhance security posture, mitigate risks and balancing costs.
  • Work cohesively with project teams to make sure that security design patterns and established procedures are followed.
  • Develops and works with others on solutions that strike a balance between business and information security needs.
  • Proactively identify technical and architectural risks, commenting and providing alternatives for improvement where necessary.
  • Take responsibility for security technology evaluations, participates in the testing of the concept, and provide in-depth analysis of the proposed solution.
  • Unite key collaborators across the enterprise to ensure alignment with the overall intended design.
  • Partner with architects and engineers across multiple channels of the business to ensure that solutions are developed and managed as per GCIS policies and standards
  • Assists with risk mitigation and governance activities aligned with security architecture compliance.
  • Occasionally assist with security configurations on commercial and home grown solutions.

 
 
Security Specialist Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
 

  • MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UK
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • CISSP, CISA or GIAC certification preferred.
  • Architecture Framework certification, advantageous
  • Proven track record working with at least one cloud provider (Azure, AWS and/or GCP)
  • In depth knowledge with networking, firewalls, end point protection, Identity and Access Management and data protection.
  • Proven knowledge of cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) offerings
  • Hands on experience working with some industry leading products in network, data protection, cloud, and application security
  • Proven knowledge in implementing security standards frameworks (NIST – CSF, ISO27001, CSA CCM, PCI-DSS, GDPR)
  • Solid knowledge and experience in enterprise architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
  • Experience in detailing reference architectures, standards, and position papers.
  • Demonstrated working experience in a regulated and globally distributed environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Flexible and resilient, handle various demands planned and unplanned simultaneously.
  • Problem solver and desire to manage issues, pragmatic and realistic with solutions.

 
 
 
If you would like to hear more information about this exciting opportunity, I would love to hear from you! Feel free to contact Rochelle Thompson at r.thompson@ltharper.com or apply online.
 
LT Harper is an equal opportunities employer, and we are firm believers that everyone has the right to feel valued and safe in their place of work. Therefore, we welcome the unique contributions that everyone can bring. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment irrespective of race, religion, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and disability, or any other legally protected status.

LT Harper is an equal opportunities employer, and we are firm believers that everyone has the right to feel valued and safe in their place of work. Therefore, we welcome the unique contributions that everyone can bring. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment irrespective of race, religion, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and disability, or any other legally protected status.

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