Senior Security Architect

Posted 1 week ago by IF Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Title: Senior Security Architect

Location: London

Salary: Up to £90,000

Our client, a large Insurance Company are looking to hire a Senior Security Architect to join them at the office in London. They offer an excellent benefits package including annaul leave, bonus and pension scheme etc.


  • Be Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) preferably in Technology or Information Security
  • Hold a Professional qualification in Information Security e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or similar and/ or Professional qualification in Architecture Development methods (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Have demonstrable, well grounded experience in an information security field including key technologies and use of key Information Security Frameworks (e.g. ISF, NIST, ISO)
  • Have experience of operating in a home team, and in virtual teams aligned to Domains and Projects


  • Take ownership of one or more of the Security Architecture Domains (see below), creating and maintaining domain assets such as Requirements, Landscapes, Principles, Visions, Target Architectures, Standards, and Roadmaps for each
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Solutions Architects/Designers to set projects up for success at the start, ensuring strategic value is delivered and tactical effort/spend is minimised
  • Facilitate workshops with Technical and Business stakeholders to provide direction or drive issue resolution - providing analysis, distilling down to key decisions, and capturing next steps or plan for issue resolution
  • Perform strategic design reviews at key points of the project lifecycle to identify any risks or capability gaps that need addressing
  • Perform architecture governance using CISO and Group Architecture governance processes and board structures
  • Provide ad-hoc reports, viewpoints and white papers to respond to management questions, project issues etc.
  • Engage, lead and direct activity with and through resources in other areas/teams (e.g. Group and Market CISO, Group and Market IT and Businesses)
  • Through roadmap creation, be responsible for the planning and optimisation of complex projects / programmes, typically with a 1-2 year timeframe, that will impact multiple markets

What you will get from the role:

  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Required skills

  • Architects
  • Insurance
  • Management
  • Security
  • Information Security

Reference: 34081200

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