GCP Cloud Security Architect

Ref No. 23288
Working from Home
Posted 11 Jan 2022


Employment: Contract

Job description

  • Inside IR35
  • 6 months
  • ASAP start


About the role:

  • This is an out and out strategical Architectural contract, rather than a hands-on build role
  • You must possess strong strategical nous and an ability to effectively manage stakeholders
  • You will be able to understand and build upon existing security processes
  • This is not a technology specialist role, more Architectural specifics around GCP and Azure, in particular would be beneficial. To note, this role is not requiring a sole “techy do’er”


Requirements / Technologies

  • Excellent communicator, verbally and written
  • Track record of solving complex and exciting problems and challenges
  • Broad knowledge of security and a strong technical grounding
  • Extensive experience of working in security architecture / solution design roles
  • Expert security experience of one or more of the major cloud technologies (Azure, GCP, AWS) is essential. Expertise in GCP security would be a particular advantage
  • Experience of delivering secure solutions in Agile / Scaled Agile / DevSecOps environments would be an advantage
  • You will be expected to stay current in the security domain through research
  • You will champion and oversee the design and implementation of best practices
  • You will continuously identify and promote innovative ways of using technology to maximise system benefit


  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM etc are desirable
  • Experience of working in large organisations in regulated sectors (eg., finance, government)
  • Knowledge of / certification in recognised architecture frameworks (eg., SABSA, TOGAF) and the ability to apply these in a pragmatic way would be an advantage


Your consultant

Kim Gibbons

IT Team Lead

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