Cyber Security Solutions Architect

Cyber Security Solutions Architect

Job Title: Cyber Security Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport
Salary: DOE
Start Date: 2017-09-05
Reference: J13968
Contact Name: Jessica Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2017 16:10

Job Description

KDC are currently looking for a Cyber Solution Architect responsible for supporting the technical design of cyber defence capabilities to meet market demands.

The role will be based in Newport with the possibility of travel to customer premises (predominantly national but also limited international).
The Cyber Defence Solution Architect will be a point of contact for technical design, transition and 3rd line support is provided for project teams (internal, external and international) and be responsible for ensuring that:
• the Cyber Defence capability is realised throughout all phases of a project or programme from inception to disposal;
• Architecture & Designs are to be created in accordance with the service design coordination process, aligning with the service strategy and service transition processes;
• Other projects resources (fulfilling Design and Transtion Roles) are managed in accordance with the function & project;

Key Skills & Responsibilities:

• Working within a SOC (Security Operations Centre), SIEM solution design & integration, working as a senior/lead solution architect within an MSSP (Managed Security Services Provider) organization on Cybersecurity Solutions;
• Experience of designing full technical service frameworks (not just providing support) to include costing of service design transition and operations;
• Requirements Analysis, technical services delivery, third-line support of SOC environments, Consultancy services on security solutions;
• Supporting Bids (RFI/RFP/RFQ) etc. through writing submissions with bid team;
• Performing Analysis of business requirements and the creation of service design packages, supporting discussions with external, internal and international stakeholders up to and including Director Level;
• Designing management information systems and toolsets related to each environment;
• The continual service improvement of new and existing technology and management architectures;

Mandatory Experience:
• At least five years in working in an Architect or Design role within an MSSP organisation, with at least two as lead / SDA;
• At least two years working on specific SOC/SIEM platforms (such as but not limited to Splunk, LogRythm, Alienvault, Intel/McAfee, AlertLogic, RSA, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic);

Desirable Experience;
Previous career experience gained in:
  • a Cyber Defence Analyst or Forensics role;
  • a Senior/Lead roles in one or more of: , *NIX Architecture & Design Administration, Windows Server Families; Information Security (UK CESG/MoD); Endpoint Protection.
A professional level of education or experience in another company, preferably also industry/professional/UK government security qualifications (in particular UK CCP, CISMP,CISSP, CCNP,MCSE, ITIL, ISO Audit).

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