Trusted to see the whole picture
If you’re ahead of the game on cyber security, systems and operations risk we can secure your career ambitions.
Our Security Architects are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients from all sectors on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact. Whether you're a self-starter looking to test your talents, or want the opportunity to use your experience and skills, you'll find the challenges and support you need as part of one of the UK's largest cyber consultancies.
Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
You’ll join a collaborative team of more than 230 members delivering 360° security services to clients across every domain that CGI operates in, from government, defence, healthcare and utilities to banking and financial services.
As a Security Architect your innovative solutions and support will secure business systems, protecting what is most valuable to our clients.
You’ll collaborate across enterprise architectures to produce end-to-end security designs, assisting on bids and proposals, as well as implementations and integrations. Liaising with stakeholders at all levels, you’ll help build the full landscape security view that underpins systems resilience and client confidence. We need senior members who are design authorities, and junior members to work alongside them, developing their skills and understanding.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
We’re recruiting at all levels, so you’ll have between 1 to 30+ years of experience consulting on delivering and implementing secure system design - ideally as a technical security lead for senior roles. You’ll understand why security is at the centre of everything we do, and have the communication skills to persuade others, justifying secure architecture design to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
We’ll also look for your experience and knowledge in:
● Security standards and frameworks (MoD and HMG experiences helpful)
● Cloud-based cyber security principles and architecture points
● Boundary controls, network segmentation and access control
● Identity and Access Management (including RBAC and A/PBAC, permissions management), ZTA
● Cryptographic techniques and implementations
● IT asset management and tracking
● Vulnerability Management and Patching
● SIEM principles, products and supporting logging infrastructure
● Containerisation and virtual machine security
● Delivering secure solutions against project expectations
● Strong awareness of and commitment to industry best practice
● Driving change in a complex environment
This role requires you to hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance
What you can expect from us:
Insights you can act on
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.