We're looking for a Senior Cyber Security Architect for a Central Government Agency.
Provide analysis of risks to information systems in order to inform risk owners and project managers to allow effective decision making.
Provide expert subject matter advice to management chain.
Ensure IT projects are provided with timely technical security advice.
Develop and apply the overall security architecture of the organisation and the place within in it of key security controls.
Maintains and promotes high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality and be a great team player.
Provide lead for maintaining awareness of industry best practice in Information Assurance and Information Risk Management.
Determine how the overall security architecture applies to projects under consideration and advise project solution architects on security requirements.
Review high- and low-level solution designs for compliance with overall security architecture, achievement of security requirements and overall efficacy of the security features and tools.
Facilitate the formal accreditation of corporate systems
Assist with IT Health Check and Vulnerability Assessments by approving scope of tests and overall testing programme.
Provide technical risk assessment analysis.
Develop the professionalism of Information Risk Management
Attend project Security Working Groups and manage when appropriate.
Experience and skills:
Has worked in a Defence industry
Security Clearance: Active DV
Security Analyst skills
Intrusion detection systems (IDS)
Intrusion prevention systems (IPS)
Has worked in highly classified environments
Hands on with security tooling