Security Architect - Azure and M365

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We are looking for a Security Architect with experience on Azure and M365.
The role will involve planning and designing security-by-design solutions, infrastructures, systems, assets, software, hardware and services and cybersecurity controls.
Applicants will have CISSP and specific experience in: Windows Client Virtualisation, Azure Virtual Desktop, Azure, MS365 Security Control Environment.
Create and continuously improve architectural models and develop appropriate architectural documentation and specifications.  Co-ordinate secure development, integration and maintenance of cybersecurity components in line with standards and other related requirements.
 
Responsibilities
  • Design and propose a secure architecture to implement the organisation’s strategy
  • Develop organisation’s cybersecurity architecture to address security and privacy requirements
  • Produce architectural documentation and specifications
  • Present high-level security architecture design to stakeholders
  • Establish a secure environment during the development lifecycle of systems, services and products
  • Coordinate the development, integration and maintenance of cybersecurity components ensuring the cybersecurity specifications
  • Analyse and evaluate the cybersecurity of the organisation’s architecture
  • Assure the security of the solution architectures through security reviews and certification
  • Collaborate with other teams and colleagues
  • Evaluate the impact of cybersecurity solutions on the design and performance of the organisation’s architecture
  • Adapt the organisation’s architecture to emerging threats
  • Assess the implemented architecture to maintain an appropriate level of security
Key skills
  • Conduct user and business security requirements analysis
  • Draw cybersecurity architectural and functional specifications
  • Decompose and analyse systems to develop security and privacy requirements and identify effective solutions
  • Design systems and architectures based on security and privacy by design and by defaults cybersecurity principles
  • Guide and communicate with implementers and IT/OT personnel
  • Communicate, present and report to relevant stakeholders
  • Propose cybersecurity architectures based on stakeholder’s needs and budget
  • Select appropriate specifications, procedures and controls
  • Build resilience against points of failure across the architecture
  • Co-ordinate the integration of security solutions
Contract
4 November 2022
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