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Senior Security Architect, Contract

  • Location: New York or New Jersey
  • Salary: Competitive Day Rate
  • Job type: Contract/Temp
  • Job reference: JF/166823
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Senior Security Architect – Cybersecurity, Information Security, Financial Services, Contract, NY or NJ

Our leading financial services client requires an security architect expert to assist with the development and implementation of new technology processes across the firm. We are seeking a multifaceted security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of an IT security architect which include but are not limited to: oversee any security design processes within the firm, make pivotal decisions on technical control implementation, and stay up to date with the latest security products in order to ensure that the firm is equipped with the necessary tools for risk mitigation. This role will collaborate with the IT team at large, and implement any and all necessary security processes in consultation with other members of the IT team.

Main responsibilities;

  • Hands on security architecture designs

  • Conduct security risk assessments

  • Lead projects by providing security roadmap oversight

  • Mentor other members of the IT Security team

  • Stay up to date with emerging Information Security risks and threats

  • Encourage security awareness throughout the firm

Requirements;

  • Experience of working with security solutions and industry best practice controls for application architecture (ie. Linux, Windows, WAX, MQ etc.)

  • Prior exposure to enterprise security methodologies and frameworks

  • Financial services experience

  • Sys Admin, Audit, Network, and Security (SANS) or any other relevant qualifications

  • Risk Assessment experience

  • Experience of working with incident response and security infrastructure

  • Effective communication skills

  • Possess technical aptitude and critical thinking skills while having the ability to think outside of the box to solve complex information security problems

Opportunity for the role to transition into a permanent hire.

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 company in order to influence strategy and information security architecture. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on jtf@barclaysimpson.com.

 

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