Lead Security Architect

Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
01 Dec 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Security Architect

We are currently engaged with a global commerce firm who are seeking a Lead Security Architect to provide technical leadership for the information security function and be a subject matter expert on Information Security within the wider Group Architecture community.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure projects and business initiatives are delivered securely with residual risks articulated clearly for the business to make a decision on.
  • To manage the end to end formal security assurance processes, engaging external resources where necessary, removing or minimising delay to the business and commissioning, tracking remedial work identified as being required.
  • To provide technical guidance to the information security function to enable informed decisions to be taken. To coach other members of the team to enable them to reach their full potential.
  • To be an active member of the business and wider Global architecture community, building strong relationships across the Group, to enable a good understanding of changes in the pipeline and be in a position to influence ideas, initiatives and designs early on.

This is a great opportunity to make a significant impact within a global firm (turnover of over GBP7 billion per year) with vast technical estate. You will be the most Senior Architect within the global business with opportunity to help influence and shape their whole Security posture. The ideal candidate will need to be comfortable in a hands on capacity as well as being effective in translating complex technical topics into key business requirements.