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Director, Security Architecture

Job title: Director, Security Architecture
Location: London, Greater London, England
Industry: Cyber Security & IT Risk
Reference: 15096
Contact name: Andrew Nitek
Job published: August 05, 2021

Job description

Director of Security Architecture required by highly prestigious financial services organisation in an exciting new role. This role will involve taking ownership of a newly created division within the business and will form part of a wider security architecture team.


Key responsibilities will include:


Representing the Security Architecture/ CISO function at board level

Recruiting and developing a ream of principal Security Architects

Ensuring all new systems from the business unit have security controls embedded and Security Architecture reviews

Developing the new teams’ processes and frameworks

Managing stakeholders up to C Level including the Chief Architect and CISO

Collaborating closely with the wider Information Security team on a global basis


Key skills needed:


10+ years in a security architecture role ideally within a complex, financial services experience

Experience in enterprise security architecture frameworks

Experience of leading and mentoring other architects

Experience in designing and applying security controls into distributed systems (on prem and cloud)

Strong technical understanding of information security

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