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Network Security Architect

  • Location: Washington DC
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/167436
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Network and Cloud Security Architect – Network Security, Cloud, Information Security, Telecom, Perm, Washington DC


Our leading telecom client is requiring a Cloud and Network Security Architect to assist with the development and implementation of a new network security architecture design. We are seeking a multifaceted security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of an Cloud and Network Security Architect, which include but are not limited to: contribute to the security architecture framework, ensure compliance with legal requirements, and stay current with technical infrastructure and applications deployed within the organization. This role will be a key member of the Chief Security Architect’s team while collaborating with key members of the CIO & CISO’s team to implement/validate any and all necessary security processes.


 Main responsibilities;

  • Develop a cohesive operating model focusing to ensure that each business segment has appropriate, approved technical security controls to defend and detect against APT attacks. 

  • Ensure solutions support and comply with the various global Data Protection Act requirements

  • Can clearly identify any legal exposure, ethical challenges and possible internal/external malpractice as part of their core work activities.

  • Actively support the Security Improvement Programme (SIP) initiatives within the business areas and fulfilling any other security related management issues that may arise

  • Survey the future technical landscape in order to advise the organization on the vulnerabilities and countermeasures required to mitigate risks in future operating model architectures. 

  • Review Change Proposals, requests for Change for security considerations and conduct Delivery Assurance Reviews


  • Hold a current CISSP (Ideally must have been held for more than 3 years to prove CPD development and experience) 

  • Qualified in a recognised Architecture methodology (e.g. TOGAF 9, SABSA, or similar) 

  • Thoroughly understood and applied the principles of INFOSEC Standards within both Government (US or UK) and Commercial landscapes for more than 5 years 

  • Have a good understanding and appreciation of PCI DSS standards, AoC/RoC and typical compensating controls 

  • Deep network knowledge is a critical requirement (LTE, MPLS, BGP, 3GPP etc.)

  • Understanding and experience of business and technical information security concepts including risk management, defence in depth, and accreditation

  • Must have a good understanding of security incident response and forensic level activities related to the architectures delivered

  • Cloud service integration skills and/or qualification/certification related to Cloud 


Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on


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