Lead Technical Architect at Department for Work & Pensions, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote
  • Mar 31, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

The Department of Work and Pensions are looking for a Lead Technical Architect to support the incumbent Security Architect with Assurance, Documentation, Risk Management and Governance in key areas for a 6-month period

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As a Lead Technical Architect, you will support in the following areas: 

  • DevOps Assurance – Performing assurance reviews of Terraform code to ensure that a secure by design approach has been adopted
  • CI/CD Pipeline Assurance – Performing assurance reviews of the CI/CD pipeline ensuring that all pipelines meet Departmental patterns and policies for security scanning of artefacts prior to release
  • Infrastructure and Web Application secure design review – Perform assurance review to ensure that a secure by design approach has been adopted
  • HSM Assurance – Performing assurance reviews of the Cloud HSMs that support the Cloud hosted services to ensure that they are configured in accordance with Departmental patterns & industry best practices
  • ESRM Risk Management Engagement (ESRM) – Engagement with ESRM representatives to ensure appropriate management of the Information Security Risk process is in place
  • Agile Security Architecture Review – Provision of security architecture guidance throughput the Agile project lifecycle, based on industry best practice and NCSC guidance.
  • Security Documentation – Reviewing the creation of Project security documentation and security domain architectural patterns ensuring they provide targeted, reusable solutions and directional guidance for defined Client challenges
  • IT Health Check (ITHC) Scoping – Covering development and output of ITHC Scope document with identified Principle Security Concerns and testing parameters for engagement with NCSC CHECK approved supplier
  • IT Health Check (ITHC) Corrective Action Plan & Briefing Paper – Providing the interpretation, contextualisation of issued ITHC reports to afford a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to afford associated backlog JIRA remediation tickets.

You’ll have:

Experience in Assurance, Documentation, Risk Management and Governance of;

  • DevOps Assurance
  • CI/CD Pipeline Assurance
  • Infrastructure and Web Application secure design review
  • HSM Assurance ESRM Risk Management Engagement (ESRM)
  • Agile Security Architecture Review
  • Security Documentation
  • IT Health Check (ITHC) Scoping IT Health Check (ITHC) Corrective Action Plan & Briefing Paper