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Senior IT Security Architect Liverpool Head Office


Matalan
Basic Salary: Depending upon experience
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Category: Security Sales Jobs
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About the Role

We are looking for a Senior IT Security Architect to join the team here at Matalan head office. You will ensure that the Matalan IT estate is as secure as possible by developing and maintaining the Matalan Security Standards and associated artefacts including principles, product roadmaps and technical standards.

In the role, you will provide guidance to the technical and business communities on how to design and build solutions which are secure by design and compliant with Matalan’s policy, legal and regulatory requirements.

You will be responsible for the cybersecurity architecture elements of the Project Lifecycle and responsible for all IT Security investigations and escalations.

Working with the CISO and Business Risk team, you will support the development of the wider business security strategy and security services, in alignment with the IT security architecture.

* Accountable for the development of the IT Security Standards and Roadmap

* Responsible for ensuring that the IT security Standards are adhered to

* Responsible for the IT Security investigations and escalations

* Responsible for the IT security architecture elements all projects

* Ensure all new system/solution designs include the required security architecture

* Work with the delivery Team and third-party suppliers to ensure that security architecture is built into new systems and solutions

* Ensure the correct governance is in place to validate all work

* Ensure security testing is completed to an acceptable standard

* Evaluate emerging cybersecurity risks and approaches in the Retail sector

* Oversee other architects to ensure they include appropriate security elements into the overall designs, including both internal and third-party architects

* Give leadership and mentoring to other Architects, the wider IT team and business teams on security standards, best practises and guidance.

* Manage third party architects to specific security standards

* Working closely with the Domain Architects, ensure that projects adhere to security requirements, security risks are appropriately managed and there is adequate handover of services to operations

* Shape, own and manage any security elements of IT third party services, e.g. Security Operations Centre

* Develop and maintain the Security Architecture and associated artefacts

* Responsible for the IT Security elements of GDPR, Data Protection and PCI compliance.

* Accountable for the IT Security Elements of all audits

* Role model the Matalan Values at all times

About You

• Proven experience in the delivery of technical and business change projects

• A strong track record of development security architectures

• Experience with a broad spectrum of technologies

• Ability to communicate technical requirements in solutions, in business terms and contexts

• Relevant architecture qualification (such as SABSA or TOGAF) or equivalent experience

• Advanced knowledge of security frameworks, such as NIST, ISF, SABSA etc

• Strong appreciation of SDLC and existing and emerging project methodologies

• Excellent customer focus

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Strong organisational skills

• Strong Influencing and negotiation skills

• ISEB certified

• Previous Retail experience preferable

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is a family retail business that is proud to serve its customer excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Your place in our world

Head of Architecture

Senior IT Security Architect
About the Role

We are looking for a Senior IT Security Architect to join the team here at Matalan head office. You will ensure that the Matalan IT estate is as secure as possible by developing and maintaining the Matalan Security Standards and associated artefacts including principles, product roadmaps and technical standards.

In the role, you will provide guidance to the technical and business communities on how to design and build solutions which are secure by design and compliant with Matalan’s policy, legal and regulatory requirements.

You will be responsible for the cybersecurity architecture elements of the Project Lifecycle and responsible for all IT Security investigations and escalations.

Working with the CISO and Business Risk team, you will support the development of the wider business security strategy and security services, in alignment with the IT security architecture.

* Accountable for the development of the IT Security Standards and Roadmap

* Responsible for ensuring that the IT security Standards are adhered to

* Responsible for the IT Security investigations and escalations

* Responsible for the IT security architecture elements all projects

* Ensure all new system/solution designs include the required security architecture

* Work with the delivery Team and third-party suppliers to ensure that security architecture is built into new systems and solutions

* Ensure the correct governance is in place to validate all work

* Ensure security testing is completed to an acceptable standard

* Evaluate emerging cybersecurity risks and approaches in the Retail sector

* Oversee other architects to ensure they include appropriate security elements into the overall designs, including both internal and third-party architects

* Give leadership and mentoring to other Architects, the wider IT team and business teams on security standards, best practises and guidance.

* Manage third party architects to specific security standards

* Working closely with the Domain Architects, ensure that projects adhere to security requirements, security risks are appropriately managed and there is adequate handover of services to operations

* Shape, own and manage any security elements of IT third party services, e.g. Security Operations Centre

* Develop and maintain the Security Architecture and associated artefacts

* Responsible for the IT Security elements of GDPR, Data Protection and PCI compliance.

* Accountable for the IT Security Elements of all audits

* Role model the Matalan Values at all times

About You

• Proven experience in the delivery of technical and business change projects

• A strong track record of development security architectures

• Experience with a broad spectrum of technologies

• Ability to communicate technical requirements in solutions, in business terms and contexts

• Relevant architecture qualification (such as SABSA or TOGAF) or equivalent experience

• Advanced knowledge of security frameworks, such as NIST, ISF, SABSA etc

• Strong appreciation of SDLC and existing and emerging project methodologies

• Excellent customer focus

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Strong organisational skills

• Strong Influencing and negotiation skills

• ISEB certified

• Previous Retail experience preferable

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is a family retail business that is proud to serve its customer excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, collaborative, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

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