Senior Security Architect - Sheffield | -545623 | Zoek UK
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Senior Security Architect
Permanent (Full time)
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We're looking for an experienced Senior Security Architect to support the government Welfare Reform Agenda within a fast paced environment. You will be someone with a good understanding of Security Architecture with at least 3 years' experience in an architectural or systems engineering role. An effective communicator, you are able to explain relevant concepts to non-security colleagues, and enable the Department's Digital agenda by articulating a view of the Security Architecture which supports business transformation. You will collaborate with other architects and technical specialists to achieve the Department's business agenda including the secure delivery of online public services. You must have, or be willing to undertake SC clearance prior to taking up the role. Duties. Work. Projects. Millions of people use and rely on DWP services. You'll have a critical role ensuring that DWP makes the best use of its existing technology by supporting proportionate, risk-informed decisions relative to security investments. You will also advise on security design assurance considerations where extensive remediation of legacy technologies has become necessary. Where appropriate, you will support transformation from legacy technologies to modernized platforms, protecting the Department's assets by working with Risk Management colleagues - ensuring that technical views are fully represented in the risk process, and perform security design assurance work. What skills and experience are we looking for? You will be able to demonstrate: Knowledge and experience of security architecture and associated frameworks - Design, assurance, security controls and reporting Knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, and operation of complex IT infrastructures and enterprise scale security architectures, ideally within a large multi-supplier organisation Knowledge of physical, technical and environmental security controls, information security management, information risk, people controls, software development/ lifecycle, disaster recovery, investigation forensics and cryptography Practical experience of negotiating with stakeholders and peers, translating requirements into secure solutions through improvements in information systems, data management, practices and procedures Experience of undertaking information assurance reviews such as ISO27001 assurance A good knowledge of risk management frameworks, enterprise scale GRC programmes, and risk management best practice Desirable Qualifications CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) or equivalent. ISO 27005 Certified ISMS Risk Management GRC Certified Professional (GRCP) Working towards - ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Working towards - Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Working towards - (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) which could lead to experience driven certification Where will you work? You'll join our team in our brilliant digital hub in Sheffield: ###### Located just off the ring road and only a short walk from the train station. It has a modern, informal and collaborative working environment, and its facilities include a coffee pod, vending machines, cycle shelter and showers. Take a quick tour of the hub at ###### We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19. We foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers. We're the UK's biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality. Details. Wages. Perks. In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £45,. , a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, and a generous leave package. We have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes: Flexible working Family friendly policies Volunteering and charitable giving Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket Sports and social activities Learning & development, including coaching, mentoring & accreditation Shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award - ###### Career progression opportunities and lots more CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application. Check out some top tips for getting hired here at DWP Digital via the links below: ###### AND ###### This job was originally posted as ######