Position: Security Architecture Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 517897_1580311645
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 29/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading, Havant or Perth

Salary: Depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

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 SSE's 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.

What is the 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 SSE's security and business strategy, along with your team, ensuring compliance with SSE's 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.

What do I need?

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

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Jane Freeman, or sse.

The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.