Job: IT Security Architect

Job Title: IT Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: As
REF: InfoSECArch
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

A leading security company based in Leicester looking for a Security Architect that will be working on fantastic projects. You will be joining a team that need your help and knowledge as a methodical and organised individual to take responsibility for implementing, documenting and auditing to ISO27001 requirements. 

As the IT Security Architect you will have knowledge in the following requirements:
  • Active directory, firewall configuration, access control, back-ups, secure disposal, protective monitoring, protection of sensitive information, patch management, CIS baselined endpoint hardening, password management systems and implementing other ISO27001 security controls.
  • Experience of hardening Windows OS policies.
  • ISO27001 – specifications for a framework of policies and procedures that include all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation’s risk management
  • Experience securely handling and managing HMG information
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects and log security incidents and breaches
  • Conduct risk-assessments to ISO27005 standards and producing risk treatment plans
  • Conduct IT security internal audits
  • UK Security Clearance
  • DBS cleared
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
If you are interested and looking for your next role please apply with an updated CV as soon as possible. We also run a generous referral scheme - the last 3 placements I've made have been from friends referring friends, if you do know or think you know someone who could be interested in this opportunity, please pass this on. It could be worth your while! If you need any more information please do not hesitate from dropping me a line.