Cloud Security Architect at KPMG, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jan 16, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

The role is in the Security Operations team, a team that supports the safe development and delivery of innovative, technology-enabled solutions for the business and our clients.

The Security Architecture team is tasked with ensuring these solutions are built safe and sound, and we are good at it! Although we could be even better…

We are seeking a passionate and adaptive individual to join our Security Architecture team, using your expertise and experience to ensure our infrastructure and technology solutions are built securely.

You will have experience in digital and mobile agile development cloud environments, although we are flexible and relevant transferable experience will be considered!

The Business are looking for:

  • Passion for information security.
  • Security architecture input to technology solutions, ensuring information security processes and procedures are followed.
  • Using a risk based approach, collaboratively work together with other colleagues in defining and implementing information security controls required to secure infrastructure and technology solutions.
  • Explain cloud security to others
  • Manage the overall security testing process (such as penetration testing) for infrastructure and technology solutions - working with security testing vendors.
  • Be calm in challenging situations, able to navigate through complex security problems to find a root cause or balanced outcome.
  • Review changes to systems from an information security perspective and providing pragmatic, risk based guidance.
  • Creating easy to understand documentation and reviewing documentation when required.
  • Drive continual improvements to the security architecture technology, processes and documentation.
  • Share experiences with others to assist their learning and understanding.
  • Actively engage with others in order to address their views/concerns.


What you'll have done before

  • Worked for at least 4 years' in a Cloud Security Architect role or similar role that incorporates information security; preferably solution architecture.
  • Worked in a fast paced, customer service environment, delivering high quality information security services.
  • Excellent level of knowledge and experience in cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, GCP and VMware NSX.
  • Have an understanding of the OWASP Top Ten.
  • Some experience of costing and estimating solutions from an information security perspective
  • Have a proven track record of being able to adapt your communication style to explain technical concepts to different people within an organization.

You'll ideally have

  • CISSP, CISM
  • CCP, SANS GAIC
  • Cloud platform certifications - e.g. AWS/Azure/GCP