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Cyber Security Architect

North East England

  • Reference: 385731
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 plus bonus

  • Location: Sunderland / Remote Working

The Company

Established services business that provides critical infrastructure is looking to recruit a Cyber Security Architect.

The role

The Cyber Security Architect will be responsible for steering the company's cyber security strategy and providing operational leadership across cyber security activities. This will include services directly delivered through  in-house support teams and outsourced service providers. The scope of these services includes:

  • Providing strategic direction to the cyber security strategy, continuing to own and shape it
  • Leadership for the operation and development of cyber policies and procedures
  • Supporting the resolution of cyber incidents
  • Supporting the implementation of Directive Improvement Plan 
  • Representing the company at industry forums and group company events
  • Supporting the change and problem management processes from a cyber perspective 
  • Acting as a cyber design authority at the IT CAB and Technical Design Authority Meetings
  • Supporting supplier Management for outsourced services relating to cyber security 

Though it is not envisaged you will manage any staff, you will play a key role in mentoring and coaching the Cyber Security Engineers in what is a broad  and hands on role.

The requirements

You will be an experienced Cyber Security professional who has strong hands on operational experience across all areas. You will have experience of undertaking critical security activities including:

  • Strategy development 
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Developing and maintaining policies
  • Cyber Incident Management

Though prior architectural experience is preferred, the person could be a Cyber Security Manager, who has been responsible for managing and delivering the strategy could well be suited

Knowledge/experience of implementing standards such as ISO27001, NIST, NIS and any cloud exposure will be beneficial


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