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Security Architect - SC cleared

Job Title: Security Architect - SC cleared
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, United Kingdom
REF: 1515
Contact Name: Mark Gale
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Security Architect - SC cleared - South London

You’ll be an experienced Security Architect who has worked with a mixture of different team sizes and types and you must understand the underlying principles of Scrum and Kanban ways of working.


Latest start date                               Thursday 1 March 2018

Expected contract length                To 30/6/2019 + option to extend for 6m

Location                                            South London


Who the specialist will work with          

The Security Architect will report to the Lead Architect and will work closely with the Product Owner, Delivery Lead, Scrum Master,DevOps, Business Analysts, Solution Architects and Infrastructure Architects.


What the specialist will work on             

The IT team require a Security Architect to help deliver their Digital Services Programme. The work will focus on supporting a wider project which is delivering new immigration control software and a replacement for the current watch-listing systems. The project is being delivered using agile, uses cloud and physical infrastructure and handles sensitive material.


Address where the work will take place              

You will be predominantly based in South London but may be required to attend central London sites or other locations as necessary.


Working arrangements

You’ll work alongside existing delivery teams focused on specific outcomes and will need to conform to the clients’ rules & procedures. You will be based on site Monday – Friday. Approximate hours are 08:00 – 18:00.



Will conform to clients internal policies and will not be payable within the M25.


Security clearance          

SC Security Clearance is required.


Additional information

This role is deemed to be outside the scope of IR35 of the Intermediaries legislation. Candidates may be working towards obtaining SC clearance and must possess this by the latest start date.

Candidates with DV Clearance will also be considered.


Essential skills and experience

  • Defining Security Architecture for systems with a delivery budget in excess of £10M
  • Defining Security Operations for systems with a delivery budget in excess of £10M
  • Designing inter-domain gateways
  • Experience of cloud technologies


Nice-to-have skills and experience        

  • Experience of security architecture within a Government department
  • Background in Technology with proven success in a complex programmes


Fantastic long term opportunity working on an interesting and challenging technology programme.