Security Architect

at NFU Mutual
Published May 13, 2023
Location Stratford-upon-Avon
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Security Architect

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 25% annual bonus
  • Up to 80% remote working options available 

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Architect to join our team on a permanent basis. You will develop strategic IT roadmaps, solutions, and standards for the security domain, ensuring effective governance and control and the delivery of business requirements, whilst minimising IT risk and optimising the IT estate.

We are looking for a Security Architect or other experienced professional with a specialism in Identity and Access Management. The successful candidate will architect, support the design, embed, implement, and evaluate IT security systems and assist with the development of IT security best practise. The successful candidate will also have the ability influence, drive, and provide consultancy to internal and external stakeholders at all levels on technical security matters.

The Security Architect is responsible for developing and maintaining security architectures to support NFU Mutual Business as Usual and Project activities. The Security Architect will support the delivery of solutions that ensure that NFU Mutual operates within its risk appetite for Information Risk Management.

About you

You will be able to demonstrate significant experience in an equivalent IT security architecture role, with knowledge of Identity and Access Management (including Privilege Access Management) technologies, systems, processes, and best practice whilst having a broad experience across all aspects of IT Infrastructure and service. 

You will have experience of designing security controls to meet internal and external policies and standards and will have worked with a wide range of security technologies. Demonstrating excellent communications skills, you will have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and have experience of working in a regulated industry. 

You will have working knowledge of:

  • Authentication and Authorisation technologies and protocols. 
  • Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. 
  • Cloud technologies. 
  • Emerging security technologies and standards. 
  • Wider IT market issues. 

Desirable experience: 

  • CyberArk 
  • Microsoft Azure security technologies 
  • RSA IG&L
  • OKTA

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus (up to 25% of salary) 
  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell/save holiday trading scheme
  • A Family Friendly policy that helps you balance your work and family responsibilities
  • Private medical insurance + options to add family members
  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets
  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs
  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more
  • Employee Volunteering - volunteer in the community for one day each year
  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary
  • Employee discounts of 15% on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies. 

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021 and the Glassdoor Best 50 Workplaces List 2023.
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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