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Lead Technical Security Architect - Edinburgh - £500-£750

Job Title: Lead Technical Security Architect - Edinburgh - £500-£750
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £500 - £750 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60557_1553612606
Contact Name: Paul White
Contact Email: p.white@parity.net
Job Published: March 26, 2019 15:03

Job Description

Lead Technical Security Architect - Edinburgh - £500-£750 per day

We here at Parity have an exciting opportunity to join our award-winning digital transformation client in Edinburgh for an initial 6 month interim. You will be an outstanding Cyber Security expert with substantial experience within the public or private sector.

Essential Criteria

  • Deep technical knowledge / experience across multi system domains (please specify in CV)
  • Experience of Agile working, including such disciplines as Kanban and retrospectives.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to influence and communicate at all levels within the organisation.
  • Extensive network security design and architecture experience
  • Ability to embed into a small focused Operational Security team
  • Working understanding of vulnerability management, penetration testing, and remediation works.
  • Experience of virtualisation technology.
  • Experience of 'CIS Top 20' controls and practical application
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to self-manage workload
  • Quality focused, due care and attention taken to ensure solutions and security function meet their quality criteria and the team standards set

Desirable Criteria

  • Ideally experience of working in a security architectural role previously
  • Qualification or certification relevant to security architecture
  • Awareness of DevOps / DevSecOps
  • Experience with SIEM tooling
  • Programming experience using C, C++, Python, Java, BASH, Powershell etc.
  • Knowledge of secure coding and code audit strategies
  • Knowledge of container security
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Awareness of the SABSA Enterprise Security Architecture framework

We look forward to hearing from you.

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