Security Architect

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security , Network Security

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Allsop

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Morson International have an active requirement for an experienced Security Architect to work on an initial 6 month contract on client site in Newport. The successful candidate will include but not limited to all security aspects of design and technical compliance as well as ensuring the system achieves security accreditation to the appropriate standards as defined by the customer security standards and policies. The candidate must be familiar and have experience with PKI solutions.

***Due to the nature of this role, successful candidates are required to hold a valid SC clearance prior to starting. Candidates who do not hold current SC clearance must be willing and eligible to undergo clearance***

Key Responsibilities;

  • Contribute to security aspects of infrastructure and virtualisation design and implementation
  • Contribute and provide input on security aspects for design and deployment of Microsoft/RHEL and Virtualisation Technologies
  • Supporting other enabling technologies (e.g. System Centre, Exchange, SQL)
  • Delivering the appropriate level of documentation required for the project
  • Liaising with the project managers, engineering teams, test and verification teams and the customer with regards to all aspects of the security accreditation process
  • Attending and contributing to Security Working Groups with key stakeholders including the applicable security accreditation authorities
  • IA Risk Management including threat analysis, risk assessment, identification of risk mitigation's and residual risks
  • Provision of security accreditation support to internal and external customer projects to assist them through the project life-cycle to ensure designs, installs and supporting governance and processes are compliant to applicable security accreditation requirements.

Key Skills

  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • Skilled with the design of complex Directory Based Operating System deployments across multiple security domains
  • Skilled with the design and delivery of a major programme as the SDA in the sphere of Cyber or Network Security supporting multiple security domains
  • Experience of developing ICT or Security Policy at a Government or Enterprise level
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity, IT system and networking concepts and protocols, and security methodologies, risk management processes and frameworks, national and international laws and policies (related to cybersecurity), threats and vulnerabilities, operational impacts of cybersecurity deficiencies
  • Knowledge of key IT security architectural elements (e.g. Firewalls, DMZ, IDS, Encryption)

The IT Division of Morson International has an excellent track record in the supply of IT skills across the full IT lifecycle. We have consistently supplied quality IT recruitment solutions whilst developing mutually beneficial, long term client relationships

For further information on the company and the role, please apply now by sending an up to date copy of your CV and contact