Security Architect - Part time | Barclay Simpson


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Security Architect – Part time

  • London
  • Outside IR35

Part-time Security Architect needed for leading financial services firm. The role will be centred on facilitating and providing security assurance for a Data centre to AWS & Azure cloud migration. Please note this engagement will be on an ad hoc basis and the project will require your input a varying amount, this will change depending on project requirements.

Outline of the role:

  • Assist with solutions design & migrations strategy
  • Provide security assurance for migration (risk, regulatory, best practice, testing etc.)
  • Providing vision and direction for our roadmap for cloud migration security architecture
  • Ensuring alignment of technologies to the prescribed target security architecture
  • Development and embedding of standards and patterns for common security problems across the migration
  • Drive simplification of the security technology estate
  • Monitoring the changing threat and security technology landscape to ensure our information security practices remain up-to-date, effective, and continually improving
  • Predicting future trends and emerging threats
  • Embedding future trends and emerging threats into the group Target Architecture and Roadmap
  • Assessing new and existing strategic products and systems to identify weaknesses in information security approach and creating improvement plans where required
  • Ensuring alignment of security technologies to the group risk appetite
  • Assist with delivery requirements and provide security consultancy when required

As an ideal candidate, you will have an industry certification such as TOGAF/SABSA & CISSP/CISM/CRISC and have expert knowledge of cloud security (AWS & Azure) and data centre migration. You will also have a proven track record of delivery in a similar role. Experience within financial services is highly advantageous.

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

Principal Consultant

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