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Security Architect


Job Description:

A leading defence & aerospace contractor are requiring a Security Architect to join them on an initial 6 month contract, working outside of IR35.

  • Remote working
  • Outside IR35 paying up to £650 per day LTD
  • Candidate must be eligible for SC Clearance and due to the nature of work, only sole-British nationals can be considered for this role

We are seeking an experienced Security Architect to work on a portfolio of projects within the CIS and Cyber domains. Ideal candidates will come from a defence background, with experience in relevant areas such JSP-604, JSP-440, RMADS, ISO27001, NIST or similar.

The role will involve:

  • Work with the Technical Project Managers and the Solution Design Team to create required security deliverables for the project.
  • Provide security authority and guidance to the project, ensuring Security is part of all Engineering decisions.
  • Develop and support assurance for all project Security outputs.
  • Ensure risks and issues are within the boundaries of the Accreditors risk appetite through identification of appropriate risk mitigations.
  • Liaise as required with the customer Security representative.
  • Liaise as required with NCSC/NCKC across a number of technical matters, risk and assurance.
  • Creation of Security views as part of a System Design.
  • Deliver a coherent, integrated, and layered Security Architecture.
  • Work with the wider Design team to ensure implementations are compatible with the Security Design.
  • Work with the wider test team to provide evidence from security functional tests.
  • Through provision of specialised Security Advice, Advise and enable the Programme and Project teams to make security decisions and provide advice and guidance, ensuring the effective use of common tools and patterns.
  • Identify new technologies and design the use of these in the business context.
  • Manage and oversee the delivery of Accreditation deliverable artefacts. i.e. RMADS etc.
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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