Position: Security Architecture Manager
Salary: Up to GBP90000 per annum
Ref: 517897_1573486831
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 11/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Job Title: Security Architecture Manager

Location: Reading, Havant or Perth

Salary: up to £90k depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available


SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSEs growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

Our Role

You'll be leading, managing and developing a high-performing technical Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA) team, ensuring a cohesive and forward-thinking environment.

You'll lead the development of an ESA that addresses the needs of both SSEs security and business strategy, along with your team, ensuring compliance with SSEs security standards and addressing specific security risks.

Collaborating with other architecture functions, you'll work to embed effective security controls and practices, and to simplify their adoption within projects and delivery operations.

Your Skills and Experience

You'll have extensive combined IT and security experience, with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multiplatform environments as well as proven strong leadership abilities. You'll also have an in-depth knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies and be proficient in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments.

Along with your team leadership experience and professional security management certification, you'll demonstrate formal training and experience in an architecture and security specific architecture methodology and standards. Your expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications will also be invaluable in this role.

Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards, assessment and specification of appropriate technology controls on basis of risk/threat would also be highly beneficial.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments required to support your application please get in touch: or sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks