Security Architect

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We are looking to engage with several Security Architects and Security Design Engineers to assist ongoing financial services projects. Please note these roles are contract and fall inside IR35.


  • Provide the following capabilities as required by the project or determined by the work load alignment:
    • Application Security
    • DevOps
    • Cloud Migration
  • Accept ownership for technical related deliverables as defined by the project scope.
  • Agree these deliverables with the aligned Senior Security Engineer for the portfolio to ensure strategic and risk reduction adherence.
  • Work with the project manager and business analyst to ensure any critical success factors or business objectives are reasonable and can be met.
  • Analyse security risk within each design as appropriate to the scope and ensure that all interested stakeholders are informed or consulted where necessary.
  • Design and implement security controls using a combination of Enterprise Architecture Patterns, Security Standards and bespoke deliverables.
  • Take the lead on security architecture decisions and issues where the problem scenario is not covered by a pattern or standard. Seek guidance from domain architects or domain engineers where appropriate.
  • Works with delivery leads, solution architects and infrastructure engineers to produce detailed security designs to the client's standards
  • Provide security architectural SME knowledge and design engineering effort that leads to the creation of high quality solutions that comply with all relevant policies and Security Standards.


  • Current CISSP / CCSP (or equivalent)
  • Broad range of IT security principles and associated technologies.
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security as it applies to Enterprise business and ideally exposure to risk or threat assessment techniques.
  • Exposure to cloud security models including public, private and hybrid concepts
  • Security Control Frameworks e.g. NIST, CIS & ISO27001 and practical experience in their implementation
  • Infrastructure Architecture principles, security best practices
  • Financial services experience desirable
  • Ability to explain detailed technical concepts to non-technical colleagues
  • Ability to work within traditional waterfall and “Agile” delivery methodolgies
22 November 2022
Security Architect / Domain Eng
Competitive Daily Rate Inside IR35