Position: Senior Security Architect
Salary: GBP51600 - GBP77400 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Ref: 541754_1659018080
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 28/07/2022
Expiry Date: 25/08/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

About the Role

Base Location: Flexible, however our preference is that you will be based in one of our key UK sites which includes but is not limited to:- Reading, Havant, London, Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness.

Salary: £51,600 - £77,400 + Performance-Related Bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available.

What is the Role?

As Senior Security Architect, you will have responsibility for developing, documenting and maintaining security models, patterns, and principles that are used to design information security into solutions.

Key responsibilities for the role will include:

- Contributing to the development and maintenance of the Group information security strategy.

- Researching, designing and advocating new technologies, architectures and security products to support all­­ security requirements.

- Developing and maintaining business information and technical artefacts that constitute the enterprise information security architecture and solutions.

- Working closely with enterprise architects, other functional area architects and security specialists to define appropriate security controls to be designed into IT systems and platforms.

- Acting as a security expert in application development, database design, network and/or platform (operating system) efforts offering advice to project teams on how to comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations and best practices.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- A degree in computer science, information systems or other related field.

- In-depth knowledge and understanding of information security concepts and principles as well as expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across a wide variety of cloud and computer platforms.

- Good understanding of risks and threats to UK energy sector, control systems, smart grid and metering, network, consumer technologies and customer data.

- Ability to analyse high level architectures and derive security controls related to business security needs.

- Strong conceptual thinking and communication skills with the ability to conceptualise complex business and technical requirements into comprehensible models and templates.

About our Business

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's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Laura on 01738 341814.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Job Benefits:

Performance Related Bonus