Security Architect | Barclay Simpson


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Security Architect

  • Fully Remote
  • Outside IR35

Security Architect required for market-leading financial services firm. The role will be centred around solutions design and implementation of IBM Safguarded Copy (a protection mechanism for data).


  • Designing and overseeing the implementation of IBM Storage solutions and especially the design of Safeguarded copy data protection solutions
  • Analysis and solution design including Safeguarded Copy capacity sizing and performance modelling.
  • Create detailed solution design for in a mainframe environment based on defined requirements
  • Verify that existing and planned systems can fulfil requirements
  • Estimate required Safeguarded Copy physical capacity
  • Verify systems can handle client workload plus additional workload caused by Safeguarded Copy
  • Assist with the configuration of the new DS8000 storage and implementation of Safeguarded Copy based on the agreed solution design

As an ideal candidate, you will have an industry certification such as CISSP/CISM/CRISC and SABSA/TOGAF and have expert knowledge of Security Architecture & IBM Storage solutions. You will also have a proven track record of delivering IBM Safguarded Copy in a similar role.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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Jeff Mayger

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