Job: Information Security Architect

Job Title: Information Security Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ISALeicester
Contact Name: Adam Straker
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Information Security Architect - £400 to £425 per day

We have a requirement for an experienced Information Security Architect to work for my client in the Leicester area. 

IT Security Architect 

Key duties
  • Design, build, document and implement IT security systems for a hardware and software design, development, production and operations environment
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats  
  • Design and implement security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements as per ISO27001
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend  and implement changes or enhancements
  • Document required IT procedures and operating instructions
  • Train users in implementation or conversion of systems
Possible certification requirements are:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
  • SANS-related certifications Education requirements can vary, but most require a BA or BS in information security, engineering, mathematics, or related area. A Master’s degree in an IT field is a plus, and a Master’s in cybersecurity is an even bigger plus.
  • Lead ISO27001 auditor