Information Security Architect – London – 3 month Contract - £650 per day
This is an excellent opportunity to join a Global Outsourcing Business.
This is an expert/lead technical role. It defines the information security architecture and design for the enterprise.
This person works on multiple projects as the lead or as the subject matter expert.
The role is involved in projects or issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments.
Coaching and mentoring of more-junior technical staff will be required.
Reviews existing security architecture, identifies design gaps, and recommends security enhancements.
Works closely with enterprise architects, other functional area architects and security specialists to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.
Serves as an information security expert and trusted advisor to partners in IT and the business.
Serves as a security expert in application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) efforts, helping project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices.
Seven to 10 years of combined IT and security work experience, with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network, cloud and multiplatform environments.
Expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms.
Experience in using an enterprise architecture methodology
Knowledge of a security-specific architecture methodology (for example, SABSA).
Proven ability in security process and organizational design.
Experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (e.g., IS027000, PCI-DSS COBIT, NIST, etc.)