Cyber Security Architect (Contract) - Azure, O365

2021-11-18 12:35:122021-12-15 ViaResource
Job Type Contract
Location Remote
Area London, United Kingdom Greater London , United Kingdom London United Kingdom Remote
Sector Public Sector
Start Date
Advertiser James Spear
Job Ref 862

Via Resource are proud to be partnering exclusively with a reputable Organisation who is currently going through a large scale transformation and developing new digital services.


The Cyber Security Architect will direct strategy, operations and the budget to protect the organisations IT infrastructure and assets from malicious cyber related activities.


The security architect that we require will have in-depth experience of large scale digital transformation and secure design. They will have experience of TOGAF, SABSA or Zachman and be able to advise and lead on secure architecture. Previous experience of large scale deployments of Office 365 and Azure for government or public sector highly advantageous.


Main Duties

  • Lead the development of a cyber security management framework based on industry standard and best practices for a public service entity to ensure the necessary security protocols and structures are in place for the organisation.
  • Lead the review proposed architecture designs, document network interconnections, end- to-end data flow, secure transport mechanisms and authentication for all new customer deals to ensure adherence with cyber security standards
  • Lead the review technical design documents to ensure design compliance with organisation cyber security standards.
  • Responsible for providing cyber related guidance to software development team to on- board applications to ensure alignment to the appropriate organisational security standards.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the teams to enforce approved Identity and Access Management solution on all systems, applications, network devices, web interfaces and tools.
  • Work closely with the organisation's security experts to support implementation of the latest cyber security innovations.
  • Responsible for establishment of risk-based processes for the assessment and mitigation of any cyber security risk to ensure the organisation is protected for malicious acts.
  • Responsible for working across functions ensure the correct cyber security standards are applied in the use of technology and processes across the organisation.



  • Security policies, processes and procedures
  • Secure Architecture solution designs
  • Azure Security
  • O365 Security
  • Azure Migration
  • Identity and Access Management standards
  • Technical writing and documentation of risks Information security standards (PCI DSS, PII, CPNI, NIST Framework, ISO 27000-series, SANS, OWASP)


As one of the first, specialist, Information Security recruitment consultancies, Via Resource have developed unparalleled insight and knowledge of the Information Security market accompanied by a vast network of contacts and opportunities for clients and candidates alike. Please get in touch if you would like to find out how we can assist you with your recruitment needs. 

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