Cyber Security Architect (AppSec Focus)

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2052

Job Description

[c. £200-250k Comp Package, Flexible Working Options]

Are you ready to embrace a thrilling opportunity? Our esteemed client, a frontrunner in the world of electronic trading, is on the lookout for a Application Security Architect to bolster their ingenious information security team. Collaborate with industry titans from diverse disciplines, forging ahead with pioneering solutions in the high-octane financial markets. Join an electrifying and all-embracing culture that treasures brilliance, ingenuity, and open communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and act as a security thought leader, whilst developing business knowledge
  • Promote strategic direction and influence security architecture adoption in product strategy
  • Drive cyber risk decisions and foster a strong technology and cyber risk management culture
  • Perform end-to-end security architecture reviews
  • Prioritise remediation efforts of security vulnerabilities
  • Build strong relationships with technology, risk, compliance teams, and development teams (overseeing design review)
  • Interface with external regulators, internal and external audit teams, and clients

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years of information security experience
  • 5+ years of security architect experience (including substantial AppSec engineering experience)
  • Wide range of technical experience across multiple Cyber Security domains
  • Strong knowledge of security architecture patterns, requirements, and security controls
  • Strong knowledge of threat modeling frameworks and methodologies
  • Knowledge of key legal and regulatory compliance, e.g. GDPR, RegSCI
  • Knowledge of common frameworks and standards such as NIST, CIS, ISO
  • (Desired) Industry certifications from vendors such as ISA, SANS, CompTIA or eLearnSecurity
  • (Desired) Previous financial services experience


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