Senior Cyber Security Architect

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire, Reading
  • Contract, 18 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Cyber Security Architect for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston with 100% of time onsite. Job Description: Key Accountabilities: • Provide analysis of risks to information systems in order to inform risk owners and project managers...

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Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Senior Cyber Security Architect for 18 months. The role is located in Aldermaston with 100% of time onsite.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Key Accountabilities:  

• Provide analysis of risks to information systems in order to inform risk owners and project managers to allow effective decision making.  

• Provide expert subject matter advice to CISO and other elements of the IS management chain.  

• Ensure IT projects are provided with timely technical security advice.  

• Develop and apply the overall security architecture of the organisation and the place within in it of key security controls.  

• Maintains and promotes high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security, and quality and be a great team player.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

• Provide the lead for maintaining awareness of HMG, MoD and industry best practice in Information Assurance and Information Risk Management.  

• Determine how the overall security architecture applies to projects under consideration and advise project solution architects on security requirements.  

• Review high- and low-level solution designs for compliance with overall security architecture, achievement of security requirements and overall efficacy of the security features and tools.  

• Facilitate the formal accreditation by corporate systems and of other specified systems.  

• Assist with IT Health Check and Vulnerability Assessments by approving scope of tests and overall testing programme.  

• Provide technical risk assessment analysis.  

• Develop the professionalism of Information Risk Management within the business  

• Attend project Security Working Groups and manage when appropriate.

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