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  • Location: Glasgow,Glasgow
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  • Start Date: 20/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months +


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Security Architect – Defence – HMG – CESG – ISO27001 – SC/DV Eligible – Glasgow

Security Architect must have the ability to develop and present secure solutions to leadership and technical teams. They will be required to assess security risks imposed by technical solutions and advise the client and internal stakeholders of security standards, best practice and solutions to address/manage/mitigate risk.

Security Architect is responsible for interpreting security policy, coupled with customer security requirements and ensuring that the design of the architecture meets these requirements.


  • Working with design architects to help deliver secure solutions in accordance with current policy, NCSC guidance and any relevant contractual security and technical requirements

  • Providing security input to Solution Overviews, HLDs and LLD's

  • Ensuring that design documents contain the correct level of security requirement traceability

  • Producing technical security orientated policy documents and white papers for customer discussion

  • Responsible for supporting project managers in delivering a secure and quality product, to cost and on time

  • Act as a focal point for technical security governance within a project

Skills & Experience:

  • Information Security Consultancy

  • Government/Defence Information Security experience

  • Experience of applying commensurate security controls for risk treatment

  • System hardening

  • Security Architectural and/or Enterprise Architectural Frameworks (eg SABSA, TOGAF)

  • Experience of designing and implementing Security Solutions through to operations

  • Delivering Security Architectures/Strategies as part of a broader Enterprise or IS/IT Architecture

  • Interpreting and applying appropriate Standards, Policies and Legislation, eg HMG SPF, JSP 440, CESG IA Portfolio, 27001

  • Understanding of Threat and Risk Analysis methodologies/techniques and the interpretation/application of their output in the definition of Security Architectures

  • Demonstrable experience of secure cloud design, adoption, migration etc

Security Architect – Defence – HMG – CESG – ISO27001 – SC/DV Eligible – Glasgow