(RR138) Lead Enterprise Security Architect

£80,000.00 - 88,000.00 Per Annum (20% bonus, 5k car, 14% pension, health)

Lead Security Architect - North West Based - Onsite with some Hybrid working.

As the Lead Security Architect you will develop the enterprise security architecture function supporting policies, guidance in support of the Information and cyber-physical security strategy, ensuring this organisation is resilient against security threats.

As the Enterprise Security Architect you will lead the development of enterprise security architecture that addresses identified risks, regulatory directives, whilst supporting business needs and drivers.

Leading the information security enterprise architectural service you will ensure a consistent strategy is applied to security, leading the assurance of business cases to ensure security controls are aligned to business objectives and ensure the business is protected.

As the Lead Security Architect you will engaging across the wider teams, leading the design and review process to ensure security capabilities, initiatives are bringing intended value, and security best practice is being adopted. Looking to the future will be key so conducting research into new technologies, security architectures, products to support the business in developing and enhancing its security posture.

This organisation is accountable for critical infrastructure in the North West and has a significant amount of IT & OT based security work that is well funded and supported at board level.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have as much of the following as possible:
  • Experience in a security architecture role.
  • Experience maturing security architecture.
  • Experience in analysing and translating business, information and technology security. requirements into an architectural blueprint and related artefacts.
  • Experience of undertaking security architectural assurance.
  • Experience of working on projects/issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technology areas and business segments.
  • Stakeholder skills up to and including board level.
  • Capability to provide subject matter expertise across the organisation.
  • Ability to articulate enterprise security architecture requirements simply and effectively.
  • A strong appreciation of business drivers, security tools, technologies, and security best practice.
  • Exposure to any cyber security frameworks such as NCSC CAF, NIST, ISO 2700x series, CIS.
  • An understanding of the impact of emerging business and end-user technologies on information security requirements and technology.
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