Security Architect

Preston

Naval Ships

Information technology

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Security Architect

Location: Glasgow, Bristol, Portsmouth; We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: Up to £80,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintaining a view of the security architecture across our application and information environment
  • Ensuring Naval Ships security posture is robust and our risks and required mitigations are clearly understood and documented.
  • Acting as a consultative function to Enterprise Architecture to ensure all solution designs adhere to standards and baselines, taking the lead of security-focused solution designs.
  • Delivering and taking ownership of a Security Architecture strategy that underpins the Naval Ships strategy and objectives.
  • Establishing standards for Security Architectural and providing Security Architectural governance across all technology platforms throughout the organisation
  • Providing specialist security advice and recommending approaches across programmes, teams, and stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Strong knowledge of Information/IT Security activities within the defence sector, maritime or other highly regulated environments
  • Expert level of security architect, cyber security infrastructure technologies, including implementation and configuration
  • Conversant with security best practices (including ISO27001 and/or NIST 800-53) and relevant security legislation
  • Extensive experience working with internal and external service providers to deliver IT systems in a regulated / accredited environment

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-site, federated and decentralised organisation
  • IT Security Architecture experience including TOGAF and/or SABSA
  • CISSP, GIAC, or CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent)

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Security Architect team:

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing team and to work on multiple international programmes. You will be responsible for mentoring and managing Junior Security Architects within the business. In this role you will also be able to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders which will allow you to gain exposure and really develop your network. BAE Systems also offer support for career development and growth whether that be future progression opportunities or through gaining further qualifications.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.” 

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 29th May 2024 – Interviews for this position will take place w/c 3rd June.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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