Security Architect

Harris Global
75000.00 - 85000.00 GBP Annual
15 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Architect/Senior Security Architect, SQL, IDS, OWASP

Harris global are currently recruiting for a Security Architect for a global organisation within Central London.

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced, motivated, meticulous, and technically-minded person to join the security team of a leading institution.


  • Act as a reasonable advocate of security topics during early stage project discussions
  • Definition of technical security standards covering, infrastructure, networks, cloud systems, data loss management solutions,
  • Monitoring and engagement with infrastructure project portfolio as the principle security requirements stakeholder.
  • Monitoring and engagement with development project portfolio as the principle security requirements stakeholder.
  • Assist and mentor other team members with regards to security monitoring and management of penetration tests.
  • Support risk assessments of internal proposals considering both technical and business perspectives
  • Support due diligence reviews of external suppliers and business partners
  • Support and where appropriate lead security incident management processes
  • Identifying and recommending security enhancements

It is expected that the successful candidate will have meaningful hands on experience with the following:

  • Common security technologies including remote access, content filtering, access control, IDS/IPS, DLP, etc
  • Knowledge of common software development risk frameworks (eg OWASP)
  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Server and Workstation)
  • Microsoft Active Directory - including granular delegation of permissions and structured group policy construction
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications (Exchange, SQL, SharePoint)
  • Appreciation of network infrastructure (LAN Switching & Security)

Exposure to the following is highly desirable:

  • Experience of working within a certified ISO27001 scope
  • Cloud security models covering SaaS, PaaS and IaaS models
  • Experience of engaging with Agile software projects
  • Experience of non-Microsoft database technologies

If you have the relevant skills for this position then please apply below.