Cyber Security Architect

United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1526

Job Description

Our client in London is a global investment management firm with deep expertise in trading, technology and operations. As a technology and data-driven firm, they design and build their own cutting-edge systems, from high-performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With offices in New York, London and Singapore, they emphasise true, global collaboration by aligning technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

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We're seeking a subject matter expert in cyber security to work collaborative with internal and external teams, executing a comprehensive security roadmap and mitigating risks in key functions such as network and system security; email security; cloud security; access control & identity management; data security; and vulnerability management.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assess the risk of new projects and the impact of adopting new technologies such as opensource software, on-boarding managed services and SaaS solutions, and extending the perimeter of the environment to restricted geographies
  • Perform information security assessments of existing security controls, manage risk, and oversee remediation plans
  • Assist with the implementation, monitoring and assurance reviews of security controls
  • Conduct vulnerability scanning and assessment functions relating to various technologies, systems, appliances, and contexts
  • Collaborate with internal technology teams to prioritise mitigation actions based on risks associated with each vulnerability

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • At least 5 years’ hands-on experience within a technical role covering a variety of security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management etc.
  • Knowledge of malware, hacking techniques and security trends
  • Experience with SIEM systems as well as network security analysis
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems security
  • Scripting/coding experience with one or more languages – Python experience a plus
  • Strong communication written and verbal skills
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or STEM related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of validating the effectiveness of security controls
  • Technical understanding of AWS Security and other cloud platforms e.g. Azure, GCP
  • Knowledge of Secure Coding Practices
  • Security and network related certifications i.e. CISSP, CCIE, CCSP, OSCP

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