Job | Lead Security Architect | Badenoch + Clark
Posted 13 July 2020
£59,500 - £67,000
Contract Type

My client, a major government department are currently recruiting a Lead Security Architect to join their team. The successful candidate will be tasked with setting the strategic direction for security architecture, including the development and implementation of architecture governance frameworks and, working closely with the CTO, be responsible for setting the security principles across critical Government systems and services.


*You will have practical hands-on experience in security architecture and design including within programmes, projects or a product-centric organisation.

*You will have experience in working in an architecture function and developing the vision, principles and strategy for security architects for a set of products, projects and technologies.

*You will be practiced in the security standards, blueprints, reference architectures, roadmaps, transition states and target solutions across multiple services.

*You will have direct experience of interacting and influencing senior stakeholders and a wide range of people across large teams, departments, suppliers and customers.

*You will have a good understanding of a broad range of security technologies.


*You will have experience of providing security design and architecture expertise across the development lifecycle utilising both waterfall and agile methods.

*You will have a relevant Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security or Systems Engineering qualification; or equivalent related qualifications or experience.

*You will have experience of adopting security standards and frameworks (such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS Controls, MITRE ATT&CK) within public or private sector Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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