Security Architect

Competitive | Leeds | Contract
Posted 10 months ago

I have a fantastic opportunity for my Leeds based client in a fast paced environment.

Role: Security Architect
Location: Leeds
Department: Technology Security
Duration: 6 months

Purpose for the role
The Security Architect ensures that delivered technical solutions meet identified security, privacy and compliance requirements.
The role is responsible for being hands on in the design, development and implementation of technical security measures and providing input into process measures.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience required
• Experience in a similar role in an ecommerce environment
• Experience working with highly scalable, secure and available systems handling sensitive data, in both public and private cloud infrastructures.
• Experience working closely with development teams to ensure secure coding and architecture is a fundamental part of product development.
• In depth knowledge of a broad spectrum of security technologies, incorporating network, operating system and application security
• Knowledge and understanding of legislation affecting security, privacy and systems assurance and standards such as PCI-DSS, ISO 17799, 27001
• Credible communicator and influencer at all levels, adapting style as appropriate
• Strong customer focus establishing effective relationships with key stakeholders
• Ability to maintain a holistic focus whilst dealing with day to day issues
• Proven complex analysis and consulting skills to provide technical recommendations
• Ideally has Security Certifications, SABSA, CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CEH
• Ideally has programme/project delivery experience

Key Relationships
• Immediate team
• Wider Technology team
• Business colleagues

If this is a role of interest to you or someone you may know please email over your latest CV to

For more information about this role, please contact:

Dominic Firth
01423 878655

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