Security Architects

at CGI
Published May 9, 2023
Location Edinburgh
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job order - J0522-1033 - Permanent Full Time

Security Architects

Cyber Security

UK Wide, UK Wide - Various, United Kingdom

Job Description
Security Architects

Position Description
Trusted to see the whole picture

If youre 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
Youll 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.

Youll 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, youll 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
Were recruiting at all levels, so youll 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. Youll 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.
Well 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




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, as owners, we 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 todayone of the worlds 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 everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we 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.

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