Azure Cloud Architect

Job Ref: 50188000
Sector: Cloud & DevOps
Date Added: 07 December 2017
  • Staines, Middlesex, England
  • Competitive
  • Chay Hedges
  • 0207 654 1052

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Azure Cloud Architect - Staines - ASAP Start

Azure Cloud Architect

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Provide specialist IT security design consultancy services and assurance to support the Cloud Architecture Project
  • Drive security standards and procedures resulting in business acceptance of the platform
  • Own the information security risk assessment and analysis process, including residual risk identification and management

The job holder will be accountable for:

  • Participate in the infrastructure and application project groups providing expert advisory on the information security viewpoint
  • Deliver security design and control artefacts as required to support the project
  • Accountability for the overall security integrity of the new platform
  • Provide guidance on balancing security process maturity against evolving requirements and timeliness of delivery
  • Drive the audit and assurance of the platform to the point of acceptance

Experience sought

  • Strong Security Architecture related experience
  • Strong knowledge of Azure
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of writing standards and procedures in line with a security conscious cloud migration
  • Expert knowledge of IT security solutions and their integration and operation into business systems and processes
  • A technical degree or professional qualification (e.g. CISSP, CISM or CISSA)
  • Technology security consultancy experience, including:
    • Providing Security consultancy services to projects
    • Conducting risk assessments
    • Embedding security requirements in projects
    • Reviewing designs and recommending security solutions
    • Managing assurance activity, such as due diligence reviews and penetration tests
  • Experience in using a formalised IT security risk management methodology
  • Knowledge of the Cloud Security controls matrix

Azure Cloud Architect - Staines - ASAP Start

Azure Cloud Architect

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age