Security Architect

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Sep 16, 2020
Technology Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: UK wide

Salary:£Competitive depending on skills and experience + bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours per week | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is one of the UK's leading connectivity providers and operate a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading-edge SD-Wan, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

What is the Role?

A key member of the Network Architecture & Engineering team within the Network Strategy function; responsible for Network security architecture & design. Part of the Network strategic function delivering business transformation through network expansion, new services and automation. To ensure the company are in line with security, compliance, operational and regulatory requirements. Own and drive solutions for reducing technical risks and vulnerabilities within the Network and Orchestration strategies through designing, testing and validating network security against the requirements of its security polices and accreditation solutions. Through developing and working with both in-house and externally contracted teams will maintain robust end to end security strategies.

What do I need?

In order to be successful in this role. you will either have a CISSP, CCSP, OSCP, SANS or equivalent desirable. You will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge with a previous experience in a network security environment of common security related compliance requirements - GDPR, PCI-DSS, ISO27001, Cyber Security. Familiarity of orchestration technologies and network and cloud connectivity methods and best practices. Accustomed with cloud provider technologies (e.g. API GW). Understand network security systems (FW, WAF, DDOS) and a good understanding of CAS-T & TSR risks and mitigations within network solutions.

You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to present proposals, results and outcomes in a clear and concise manner, you will be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Visio and Excel.

We are looking for candidates that can display a high level of confidence, be able to demonstrate initiative and will have the ability to work flexibly within the team in order to ensure that we are delivering projects to time and budget.

If you successfully secure a role with us, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with [email protected] We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.