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Security Architect

Job Title: Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: FJS-SC-SecArc-P_1603185065
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Security Architect x4

Portsmouth with travel to customer sites

My global IT services company is looking for multiple Security Architect/ Security Consultants for a project starting at the end of November / early December.

Job description:

The Service Architect will lead the Discovery and Due Diligence of security accreditation services for a project. They will work with the Due Diligence teams to review the site security aspects and assess and record any deficiencies. They will also create an overall report on needed changes and improvements.

Understanding and having experience in security architecture solutions is essential and you will be able to apply applicable security policies and design principles/practices.

Customer facing skills are important as you will attend business approval meetings.

Core Skills

  • Proven knowledge and experienced in many of the following:

o Strong understanding of Security Technologies and designing Security IT Architectures

o Security Systems Design pertinent to manage levels of risk and implementation of proportionate security controls

o Secure Cloud Computing (Azure/AWS):

  • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS

o Access Controls Models

o Public and Private Key Encryption

o Authentication Techniques

o Intrusion Prevention and Detection


o Knowledge of the following Security Architectural Frameworks:

  • Cyber Essentials Technical Assessor
  • JSP440, JSP604
  • NCSC Cyber Essentials
  • UK Government Security Policy Framework
  • ISO27001

o Ideally achieved the Cyber Security Professional (CCP) certification, CISM, CRISC or CISSP

There are multiple roles here so please forward your up to date CV as soon as possible.

A national security clearance is required for this role. Ideally you will hold a high level of clearance currently - candidates not holding this level of clearance may be considered.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.