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FULL_TIME 2024-06-21 00:00:00 2024-06-17

Security Architect Lead | Ref: PSR0040156

Remote/Home | Technology | Start: ASAP | Duration: 6 months

Posted 1 month ago

Job description

Security Architect Lead (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 6 Months

Contracting Authority: UKSV

Location: Remote


“CTC/SC/DV Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks”.


The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and ensures the effective running of government. The Cabinet Office is also the corporate headquarters for the government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and takes the lead in certain critical policy areas. More information about the Cabinet Office can be found on its website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/cabinet-office

As a Security Architect Lead, your main responsibilities will be

  • As part of the engineering and architecture family of GDaD roles you will contribute to building and, where appropriate, leading work in collaboration across the organisation to deliver a brand new vetting platform. This is a green field opportunity to work with architecture, product, data and operational colleagues to deliver a modern, secure and digital first service that underpins national security risk assessment in circa 130 organisations.
  • A lead security architect undertakes complex work of a high risk level, often working on several projects. 

You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Have experience working in public sector, defence or ‘regulated’ organisations.
  • Have SOC awareness and establishing SOC comms processes.
  • Demonstrable experience in SIEM Procedure creation.
  • Demonstrable experience of Secure by Design.
  • Experience with Oracle Cloud and associated tooling.
  • Have strong internal audit skills and experience.
  • Have strong experience of security tooling
  • Interact with senior stakeholders across departments
  • Research and apply innovative security architecture solutions to new or existing problems and be able to justify and communicate design decisions.
  • Develop vision, principles and strategy for security architects for one project or technology
    Identify subtle security needs and provide effective solutions
  • Understand the impact of decisions, balancing requirements and deciding between approaches.
  • Produce particular patterns and support quality assurance.
  • Lead the technical design of systems and services.
  • Ability to influence policy process and business architecture whilst considering legal and political implications.


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with Akanksha.rai@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk


Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, The Cabinet Office guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

UKSV guarantees to interview veterans or spouses / partners of military personnel who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates / military spouses or partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.If you qualify for the above, please notify us on PSRapplications@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.


In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.


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