Security Architects

Category: Cyber Security
Main location: United Kingdom, England - North West, Liverpool
Position ID: J0522-1043
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Cyber Security Team in the UK is one of the largest Cyber consultancies in the UK with around 300 members. The UK Cyber team works across a variety of domains including: Government, Defence, Critical Infrastructure, Healthcare, Utilities, Banking and Financial Services and Many more.. At CGI you will get the opportunity to work across a number of domains and work and all areas of Cyber Security allowing you to grow and develop your career.

We offer full 360-degree services to our clients from initial consulting on a range of areas including Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Management, Accreditations (ISO27001, GDPR), GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance), Security Architecture Design and Build (Both technical and Non-Technical), Incident Response, Protective Monitoring Services, Penetration Testing and much more.

We take clients through a journey to improve their overall security posture and maturity to ensure they feel reassured in the Security control, measures and systems we have put in place in line with their requirements.

At CGI training and development is very important not only do we give you training to keep you up to date with the latest trends within an ever-changing landscape, but we also combine that training with your career ambitions, so we support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options and a cycle to work scheme.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Security Architect with us you will consult on and design innovative solutions tailored to a deep understanding of our client's needs. You will advise our clients on the architecture of their secure business systems. You'll be the design authority on programmes of works collaborating across enterprise architectures to produce end-to-end security designs. Your knowledge and skills will be used to assist on bids, proposal for works, as well as on implementations and integrations. You will also be expected to represent us at senior stakeholder level and, as a Cyber Security expert, help to guide and influence our clients through their security issues to practical consultative solutions.

We encourage an entrepreneurial ethos at CGI and fully support professional development of our members. We actively encourage contributions to, and interaction with, appropriate Cyber industry bodies and organisations. If you want to take your Cyber Security career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success please contact us today.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Demonstrable significant experience of consulting on, and the delivery of, secure system design and implementation, ideally as a technical security lead. All round technical security knowledge and able to explain the importance of why security must be part of everything our clients do. You should also be able to demonstrate a complete understanding of the relationship of risk and security in the design of IT security solutions.

An effective communicator, both written and orally and be adept at persuasively presenting and justifying secure architecture design solutions. You will be used to dealing with multiple client stakeholders both technical and non-technical and able to adapt your approach as required for your audience. Your technical knowledge and understanding should be evidenced with appropriate professional qualifications.
o In depth knowledge of government security standards and processes such as ISO27001 standards, CEF, Cyber Essentials, NIST & Cyber Essentials Plus, GDPR
o Secure Cloud based solutions
o Experience of delivering secure service solutions against project expectations
o Full awareness of industry best practice
o Excellent communication and planning skills are required for this role

Useful experience:
o Strong experience of Patch and Vulnerability management and governance
o Understanding of SOC/SIEM delivery and actions out of reporting
o Background in security testing to build a compliance state
o A good all round knowledge of core infrastructure and systems
o Experience of driving change in a complex environment.

Our working approach is built around our client’s needs. That’s not to say yours aren’t important too and in a post-pandemic world, we want to extend the offer of an open discussion to you as to whether a role can be office or home-based, flexible or hybrid.

Unconditionally inclusive. We know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities.

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.