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Senior Solutions Architect (Network & Cloud Security)

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Network Security

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £105000 per annum + excellent package

  • Contact:

    Gavin O'Reilly

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Senior Solutions Architect (Network & Cloud Security)

Senior Security Solutions Architect with an expertise in networks, data centre infrastructures, cloud architectures and solutions is urgently required by a FinTech, at the forefront of development within the technology space.

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced senior security professionals to join a highly technical and dynamic cyber team working on a range of exciting projects. This successful candidate will provide overall direction and leadership for the security architecture and technology within a Global FinTech.

The Role:

  • Leading and contributing to the security posture of networks and systems, data centre infrastructures, cloud architectures and solutions.
  • Developing, contributing and management of Security Architecture Specifications, Security Architecture Analysis, Threat-Modelling, Security Requirements, Security Standards and Design Patterns, Reference Architectures, Security Strategies and Roadmaps
  • Providing strategic points of view for security solutions and security industry events
  • Developing and/or carrying out the strategic direction of security projects to enable execution of the information security strategy
  • Developing security solutions to enable execution of the long-term security architecture
  • Managing the lifecycle of security technologies
  • Working closely with the other technology architects to ensure that security is properly embedded in their technology domains architectures
  • Evaluating and assessing risk as part of lifecycle management
  • Advising leadership on Cybersecurity issues, systems, processes, products, and services.
  • Serving as a Cybersecurity expert to contribute to the definition of overall IT architecture.


  • Significant Cybersecurity, Architecture and Design experience in Networks, Data Centre Systems, and Cloud Infrastructure and Platforms (IaaS security, PaaS security)
  • Experience in delivering comprehensive architecture specifications for complex security solutions
  • Experience with creating technical documentation: product documentation, technology and systems/network architecture, and technical whitepapers.
  • Strong working experience with the following security technologies: 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
  • Strong hands on cloud architecture, with knowledge and working experience in: OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Server Virtualization hypervisors (KVM, Xen, Hyper-V, VSphere), Linux Containers technologies (Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes), and distributed computing
  • Strong expertise and experience with Linux and Linux security
  • Programming/coding and DevOps experience is a plus (Python, Ansible, Chef).
  • Preferred certifications include: CISSP, OpenStack Certification, TOGAF, SABSA

If you have the relevant skills or would like to hear further details around the role/client- please forward your profile for an immediate review.

gavin@pioneer-search.com / 0203 828 6967

Senior Solutions Architect (Network & Cloud Security)