Job Title : Senior Security Architect
Location : Reading, Havant or Perth
Salary : up to £85,000 depending on skills and experience + bonus
Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security -
we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service.
Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.
In this challenging role, you'll operate as a security expert in application development, database design, network and / or platform efforts, ensuring project teams comply with internal policies, industry regulations and best practice.
You'll develop the business, information and technical artefacts that constitute the enterprise information security architect and solutions.
To help deliver business success, you'll work collaboratively with our experienced enterprise architects, other functional areas and security specialists to ensure adequate security solutions are in place throughout all IT systems and platforms, to sufficiently mitigate identified risks, and meet business goals and regulatory requirements.
communicating security risks and solutions to business partners and IT colleagues.
Your Skills and Experience
We expect you'll have had formal training and experience in a relevant enterprise architecture methodology (e.g. Zachman Framework or TOGAF), and you'll need to have a relevant professional security management certificate e.
g. CISSP, CISM, CISA or similar.
In addition to the above, you'll need to have proven combined IT and security work experience, with a broad exposure to infrastructure / network and multiplatform environments.
You'll demonstrate in-depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies, and proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments.
In this expert / lead technical role, you'll be required to take on project management or operate as a SME in your field when required.
You'll also be comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organisation, and when engaging with external vendors.
strong analytical skills, business insight, technical acuity and the ability to think, communicate and write at various level of abstraction.
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Closing date for applications is : Wednesday 24 July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application.
If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.