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Senior Security Architect

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    £95000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits

  • Contact:

    Pratap Vara

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Senior Security Architect - Permanent - London

Senior Security Architect urgently sought for a Global leader in Digital Finance.

I am currently partnered with an industry leading Digital Finance customer, who are continuing their technology transformation. As a Senior Security Architect, you will be joining a high performing and dynamic Global Cyber Security team with your focus in Architecture. Through deep technical knowledge and collaboration with various staff/teams, you will be improving technology and architecture decisions and ensure solutions are inline with company strategy.

You will be an important member of the Cyber team and be able to demonstrate a wide range of technical skills including systems, networks, cloud and offer core expertise in security architecture. This is a role that will allow for continued development and the chance to make a strong impact with a prestigious brand.


  • Work with security functions - provide guidance around technology choices
  • Develop and maintain security architecture specifications
  • Apply security design specifics to develop the security architecture
  • Strategic direction of Security projects
  • Proof of Concept
  • Build strong, long-lasting relationships across the business and influence IT, Business and Product teams
  • Communicate with Senior Business and IT Stakeholders and advise on appropriate security actions
  • Act as a Security SME

Experience skills:

  • Previous roles in a Security Architecture capacity
  • Hands-on experience Architecting network, data centre and cloud solutions (IaaS & PaaS security)
  • Threat modelling
  • security technologies, such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Scanning, WAF, Wireless LAN, NAC, DLP, DDoS Mitigation, WAN security, SIEM, Content Filtering, Cloud Security gateways, Secure Proxies, SSL crypto solutions
  • Strong knowledge and working experience with SDN (Software-Defined Networking), NFV (Network Function Virtualization), and network virtualization/overlays
  • OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Server Virtualization hypervisors (KVM, Xen, Hyper-V, VSphere), Linux Containers technologies (Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes), and distributed computing
  • Industry certifications - CISSP etc
  • Cloud knowledge along with DevOps - a bonus

If you have the relevant skills/experience, please send a CV for an immediate review.

Pratap@pioneer-search.com / 020 3828 6965

Senior Security Architect - Permanent - London