Security Solutions Architect

Contract / Temporary

Job Reference
Security Solutions Architect - 3789
Job Type
Contract / Temporary
Salary Details
35k - 50k AED p/m
Start Date
Key Skills
Solutions Architecture, Cyber Security, Security Architect, implementing security,
Peter Hirst
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Job description

Contract Security Architect
Long term contract (initially 12 months)
35k – 50k AED per month (£7,000 - £10k Monthly)
Ref: 3789/3790

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cyber Security Architect to join a globally recognised organisation in Dubai.

Qualifications / Experience
• Certification in GIAC, CISSP-ISSAP (Information System Security Architecture Professional)
• Thorough understanding of Information Security specifications including ISO 27001, PCI DSS.
• Understanding of capability frameworks such as CMMI.
• Understanding of TOGAF, IASA, Zachman and other Enterprise Architecture frameworks.
• Understanding of industry standard development methods (e.g. RUP, SCRUM)

Role Overview
• Contribute to the development and maintenance of Architecture Guiding Principles for information security, drawing on architectural knowledge and experience.
• Assist Cybersecurity governance team in the development and maintenance of new corporate Cybersecurity standards, analyzing and understanding potential impact of competing technologies, assessing their strategic significance, defining their strategic role and scope, roadmap, relationship to existing standards, and periodically reviewing our entire IT estate in the context of those security standards.
• Lead the development and documentation of security context architectural patterns and solution designs for use in solutions. Provide expert consultancy and coaching on these to project teams.
• Track technologies and new business innovations in Cybersecurity, determine how they relate to our IT strategy, existing standards, platforms and patterns, and lead the work to amend existing assets or create new assets to reflect changes in the technology landscape.
• Lead the solution shaping phase for major (more than AED 5m) complex projects, taking full responsibility for the security context of the solution. This involves developing a solution scenarios / stakeholder model, identifying appropriate strategic solution options, developing high level architectures for those options, leading the evaluation of the candidate architectures, selecting the preferred solution architecture, documenting that architecture and guiding the development team in its adoption and elaboration as a solution design.
• Lead solution design reviews and technical design reviews, ensuring that projects are following agreed corporate security strategic direction and alignment to security standards and patterns.
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