Security Enterprise Architect

Advise on the Security Enterprise Architecture of a major account in the Finance industry, and infuse security best practices across the company.
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Security Enterprise Architect

Our customer is looking for a cybersecurity strategist to consult their Security Architecture Department. Part of the Chief Information Security Office, the team makes sure the necessary controls are in place to adequately and effectively protect all information assets. This advisory role also promotes security best practices across the organisation, defines a security vision and strategy, ensures that best practices are known and implemented and provides security principles and a reference architecture.

As a Security Enterprise Architect, you will :

  • leverage your expertise to establish and promote security best practices, including architecture principles, tools, patterns and develop architecture policies, standards and solutions.
  • provide guidance and be a facilitator to ensure that standard security best practices are applied consistently and in a meaningful way.
  • have a leading role in identifying the vision and strategies required to support the long-term objectives of application security
  • develop business cases for major evolutions of our IT capabilities and you syndicate a wide range of senior stakeholders within business and IT. This includes maintaining the architectural requirements.
  • lead the development and drive the implementation of an enterprise transition to secure DevOps practices.
  • share experience and vision to build security awareness with business stakeholders, IT and operational teams. Become the go-to person for application security.
  • collect feedback from stakeholders, detect unaddressed security needs and identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • develop concrete architecture deliverables
  • develop, maintain and share security best practices on application security
  • work in close collaboration with Domain Architect, Security team, Technology Managers, Enterprise Architecture Team  to build security standards and solutions.
  • raise awareness of security issues

To apply for this role, you:

  • have worked for more than 7 years in the IT industry and have proven experience working with senior management. Experience in the Financial Services industry and understanding of the complex regulatory environment is a plus.
  • have experience in enterprise patterns that promote application security.
  • have provided assistance to governance roles to ensure good application quality practices are considered in all new designs
  • have operational expertise in every part of security: protection, detection and remediation.
  • have experience in creating actionable strategies and setting up a small team to deliver it (implementation paths, with clear outcomes and continuous measurement of progress).
  • can tackle autonomously all types of architectural analyses and can provide global & pragmatic recommendations adapted to the company context with little guidance
  • are fluent in English.

Technical skills

  • Knowledge of post-trade market infrastructures (e.g. CSD), knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks (e.g. Togaf,SAFe) and relevant experience with Agile operating models and frameworks are extra assets.
  • Knowledge of security standards, security systems and authentication protocols
  • Knowledge of risk management framework & risk assessment procedures
  • Knowledge of cloud solutions & cloud security.
  • Solid understanding of public cloud environment and shared responsibility model
  • Certification in Cyber-Security such as SANS, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, …

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