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Security Architect

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Birmingham , Bristol , Leicester , London , Wakefield , Warrington
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We work across the agency to build a mechanism for achieving the alignment of enterprise and solution, technology architectures to the NCA’s strategic direction.

Job Description

• Provide specialist security architectural design advice and guidance to the Chief Architect, other members of the architecture team, and the wider NCA; acting as subject matter expert in enterprise security architecture.
• Working with the Manager (Security Architect) and wider business, assist in the delivery of the strategic direction for technical security architecture, including the development and implementation of frameworks that will assist in maintaining an acceptable level of technical risk to NCA.
• Undertake technical security design and/or assurance of NCA’s IT including determining security requirements; completion of security audits; studying architecture patterns; completion of vulnerability assessments and protective monitoring analysis to ensure that security controls are implemented in accordance with relevant laws, regulations and standards.
• Participate in design governance and gate reviews making sure that project-embedded architects successfully prepare and complete design gates. Be an ambassador for the EDA in working with projects to embed the architectural design gates within the governance process ensuring reference information is published, maintained and readily available. Develop and assist in the review of ICT architecture and data designs, to ensure compliance with enterprise wide data standards, practices, and design patterns.