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Principal Security Architect

Location: Birmingham | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £90000
Sector: Law Firms

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Name: Steve Arnold

We are partnered with one of our major Midlands-based clients to help bring a Principal Security Architect into their business. 

The company, a Cisco and Microsoft house, are looking for an experienced Security Architect to help them on their current journey, define roadmaps, collaborate with other Architects and the wider Information Security team to prioritise and develop the overall Security Architecture approach across the organisation.

The role would ideally be suited to someone with good experience of Infrastructure and Cloud Security as well as knowledge of things like CIS and Cyber Essentials. They are due to move from on-prem to Azure soon so knowledge in this area would be preferred but if you are more AWS-experienced then that would also be fine. 

Interpersonal skills, persuasive attitude to help deliver change and an enjoyment of having a busy agenda at all times would also be imperative to the role. 


• Experience securing Infrastructure such as Firewalls, IPS, WAFs, CASB and Endpoint protection
• Experience designing and securing IAM technologies and their relevant protocols
• Knowledge of Cloud Security principals within the likes of Azure or AWS
• Knowledge and understanding of Cisco Infrastructure architectures
• CISSP certified (or equivalent)

In terms of soft skills, the ability to understand the political climate of the organisation and the ability to balance long-term and short-term goals of the business would be a big bonus.

The role would require to be in the Birmingham-based office 1-2 days per week and has a base salary of up to £110,000.