Cloud Security Architect



Job Description:
Cloud Security Architect

A reputable financial services corporation is recruiting a Cloud Security Architect who possess transformation capabilities in Azure/AWS to take our client from on premise to cloud transformation across multiple systems, applications and products. The chosen candidate will work alongside C-Suite members of staff, influencing decision-making and contributing to the transformation of a global business. The chosen candidate must have 3 years plus in security solutions architecture and understand the latest cloud trends within cyber security. Our client is offering a permanent salary of £100,000 to £120,000 circa + bonus + equity share options + 7.5k car allowance + 30 days holiday to be located in Chatham or Wolverhampton on a hybrid basis (2/3 days in office, for crucial meetings, days are not regimented).

The role requires someone with cloud experience and knowledge to lead the security design activities for foundational cloud services such as computing, storage, and networking, as well as the integration points with existing Group Security services and processes such as monitoring, alerting and incident response.

Role responsibilities:

Scope, design and build secure cloud services to support the Modernisation programme and deliver a scalable and flexible cloud security architecture to support and facilitate innovation for our client’s services.
Develop and build secure network architectures patterns (e.g. hub-spoke), including ingress/egress capabilities and work with the OSB network team to connect the cloud platform with our client’s data centres.
Support other architects to drive discussions and design choices to deliver scalable and manageable cloud solutions through guidance aligned to security, performance, operational and cost constraints.
Working closely with application development teams to understand product feature pipelines and their requirements from the cloud platform
Drive automation and consistency by following the principles of Infrastructure as Code and ensuring the quality of deliverables by mandating automation with multiple levels of quality and security checks built into the automation pipeline.Core skill set:

Solid capabilities in the latest security design processes in relation to on prem to cloud transformation (must have)
A strong background in Cloud Infrastructure Engineering/Platform Engineer role, deploying and maintaining cloud foundation services (must have)
Recent project experience designing and implementing security services related to cloud products (Azure, AWS,) (must have)
Cloud Infrastructure provisioning using infrastructure as code (IAC) tools such as Terraform (nice to have)
Exposure to site reliability/observability using tools such as – Elastic, New Relic and AppDynamics (nice to have)
Highly skilled in DevOps pipelines, DevOps tooling and automation (nice to have)
TOGAF training or certification is desirable.£120,000 circa / Bonus / Equity Share Options / Car allowance / Work from home options / 30 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays / Medical Cover / Life Cover / Pension / Flexible Benefits

Cloud Security Architect

Job Reference:

£100000 – £120000/annum Bonus + equity share + Hybrid

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