Security Architect (SIEM)

Company
Experis Ltd
Location
Croydon, Surrey
Salary
£53000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Benefits + Superb Package
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
SIEM Architect £52,969 - £62,239 Croydon Experis Security have a superb opportunity for a Security Architect with experience of designing SIEM based solutions. The successful candidate will join a growing team that is responsible for identifying, designing and delivering new capabilities for the organisation. The role sits within a relatively small team working in an agile way with other architects, technical colleagues and end users across the business As a specialist technical architect, you'll share the responsibility for establishing the approach to application architecture, and guiding projects in using your architectures to deliver new tools for users. You'll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working collaboratively with departments and multidisciplinary teams. Your strong technical skills will be informed by an excellent knowledge of emerging technologies. SIEM Architect As the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) Technical Architect you will oversee the architecture, design, and testing of the designs for managing security and protective monitoring of public and private cloud infrastructures hosting applications. You should be business-focused, possess strong technical aptitude, excellent client-facing communication skills to drive creative and innovative outcomes for the businesses. You will need to be able to bridge the gap between business and technology, manage resources, run evaluations, and drive technical solutions to timely completion. This role works closely with a wide variety of customers from senior managers to development team, vendors, infrastructure teams and business representatives to generate appropriate results, and help the business understand the solutions and their impact on operations. Skills Required · Experience of designing solutions at HMG OFFICIAL and SECRET protective Marking level · Strong experience of risk based architecture and design using vulnerability analysis · Strong experience with cloud platforms and infrastructure including AD Azure · Strong experience with auditing and logging using SPLUNK, ELK, HUNK, LogRhythm or similar toolsets. · Strong architecture definition skills and a good understanding of architectural concepts, · methodologies and frameworks · Strong experience of service design relating to user enrolment and provisioning, protective · monitoring, auditing, end-point protection and data-loss prevention. · Practical experience of protective monitoring, data loss prevention, forensics, penetration · testing and vulnerability analysis · Experience of Secure Software Development Lifecycle including instrumentation, static and dynamic analysis · Strong knowledge of open standards and open source technologies · Knowledge and understanding of automated security testing tools and practices (including · negative personas) to ensure security is maintained and can be easily regression tested. · Knowledge of tuning, monitoring, security and deployment of SIEM toolsets and architectures · Appreciation of development and project life-cycles, including Agile methods · Experience of managing security team desirable. · Understanding and experience of Cloud technologies is highly desirable Role definition / duties · Develop vision, principles and strategies for SIEM Architecture for functions with · input from all stakeholders · Promote the principles and strategies through publishing and presenting documents and diagrams. · Inspire and influence teams to deploy using a common set of integrated SIEM design and · adoption patterns Provide specialist advice with and knowledge of SIEM technologies and best practices · Provide oversight and guidance with procedures and processes of using SIEM tools in a · CSOC (Cyber Security Operations Centre) · Provide direction, analysis and design facilitation to develop, maintain and govern a SIEM · architecture · Ensure that the architecture's principles, designs, technologies, methods and practices are · properly executed · Work with IA consultants (or have IA qualification yourself) for accreditation processes · Support and facilitation of architectural decisions within business programmes Essential Criteria · You will need to demonstrate within your application the following essential experience: · Experience of CESG standards and Security Architectural Patterns · Strong experience of at least 5 of the following - IDS, IPS, Layer 3/4/7 Firewalls, Directory · Services, Application Delivery Controllers, Gateways and Proxies · Strong experience with cloud platforms and infrastructure including AD Azure · Practical experience of protective monitoring, data loss prevention, forensics, penetration · testing and vulnerability analysis · Strong experience with identity management, user provisioning, access control, · authentication and authorisation · Proven ability to promote principles and strategies through publishing and presenting · documents and diagrams If you would like any further information, please call Danny Tunstall on 0161 924 3660 or email This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66873716