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  • Security Architect - Linux Hardening
    Bristol Consulting

    Pay Rate 650 £ day

    Security Architect - Linux Hardening

    My client, a leading UK organisation, are looking for an experienced Security Architect to join the team for an initial 5 months. This will be based in their offices in South West England with one day per week from home.

    Required experience:

    • Work closely with other architects to understand and deliver the agreed strategic outcomes for the security architecture function.
      * Ensure solution integrity throughout the change lifecycle on projects and programmes
      * Ensure that all solutions are fit for purpose, implementable, complete and align with maturing security strategies and standards
      * Support our significant transformation agenda including a major cyber security programme and our digital roadmap
      * Support our procurement process to identify and evaluate solution suppliers and future partners
      * Work closely with our suppliers / partners to support the development of solutions and to also help inform the on going development of our security roadmap


    • Ability to build strong working relationships with both business and technical stakeholders in order to define comprehensive Architecture and Design solutions. The successful candidate will be able to champion Architecture through to delivery
    • Experience designing, developing and deploying enterprise security solutions with exposure to multiple software vendors and technology platforms.
    • A strong understanding of the current threat landscape as well as the security architecture domain including best practices, existing and emerging technologies.
    • Knowledge of professional software development life cycle practices including coding standards, code reviews, etc.
    • Strong understanding of infrastructure, layer 2 and 3 networking, including traffic shaping and security architecture concepts.
    • Experience with data and application integration issues, associated tools and solutions.
    • Demonstrated the ability to prepare and deliver presentations to executives on architectural approaches to gain consensus, as well as the ability to communicate complex information and requirements to non-technical audiences.

    Key Criteria required

    Must have experience in Linux Hardening and Linux Mainframes

    Ideally have experience in Hipersockets but this is very niche

    Empiric is one of the fastest-growing technology and transformation recruitment agency's specialising in data, digital, cloud and security. We supply technology and change recruitment services to businesses looking for both contract and permanent professionals. We are committed to delivering more female candidates and those from minority backgrounds and be instrumental in changing the gender and diversity imbalance within the tech sector.


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