Security Architect

Manage all security projects within the scope of our customer's application & integration architecture, covering both COTS package implementations as in house developments.
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Our customer is looking for a Security architect to consult their Service Center IT Security Department. Their IT architecture covers Enterprise and Solution architectures, using modelling languages and frameworks such as Archimate & TOGAF.  

As a Security Architect, you: 

  • Support the Solution IT Architect in the application & integration architecture management, for all things security related. This applies for both COTS package implementations as for in house developments.
  • Identify IT risks in a early stage of the project.
  • Support decision takers by evaluating and proposing alternative solutions
  • Provide a support base for the proposed IT solution with decision takers, the project team and experts
  • Contribute to the reference architecture, based on business needs and the general evolutions in the field of IT security
  • Work in close collaboration with Enterprise Security Architects, Solution IT architects and the SME’s of the IT Security Business Functions. 
  • Optionally take up the role of SME for specific IT Security related business functions.
  • Elaborate, maintain and govern the security reference architecture
  • Collaborate with enterprise and domain architects to develop security solutions and an Enterprise Strategy
  • Discuss and review current security posture  with the Subject Matter Expert
  • Participate in business projects to represent security architecture and cover all security related architecture aspects. Identify IT risks in an early stage of the project. Collaborate with project teams to design the required security levels
  • Take up a governance role in reviewing projects and assessing solutions in the Technical Review Board.
  • Review and propose security designs
  • Act as the first Point of Contact (POC) for all security related architectural questions
  • Perform Risk assessments and provide recommendations

To apply for this role, you :

  • Have a Master’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Have at least 5 years experience in IT
  • Have worked at least 3 years in Security Architecture, with relevant experience
  • Have proven expertise in either Application & Data Security, Cloud Security, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Identity & Access Management, Network, Infra & Endpoint security or SOC Operations & reporting
  • Have strong communication skills and are easily approachable
  • Have strong decision taking capabilities
  • Are well-structured, yet able to think outside the box with an innovative mindset
  • Are goal and customer oriented with a focus on quality
  • Are a teamplayer

Technical skills

  • Excellent knowledge in the security design of applications, data & infrastructure
  • Operational knowledge of security industry standards like ISO 27001, NIST, …
  • Operational knowledge of privacy standards and regulations applicable like GDPR
  • Knowledge of modelling languages, frameworks such as SABSA, Archimate, TOGAF is a plus
  • Certifications are not mandatory but are considered a plus (CISSP, Azure Architect or equivalent) 

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