Risk/ Security Architect – Insurance

Full Time IT Job Pro UK

The Company

You will join one of the most prestigious health insurance organisations around and play a pivotal role in their risk management team. As the Risk/ Security Architect you will be responsible for providing oversight, risk assessment and security architecture support and guidance to IT, IT Security and business teams for new system implementations and system change initiatives.  You will be responsible for participating in an end-to-end approach to reduce risk across the IT and business environment and will be a key stakeholder in approving proposed security architectures and designs through consultation with business owners, project teams and IT Security.

Primary Responsibilities

Oversee IT Security risk assessments and evaluations of project and change initiative proposals and the proposed solutions’ ability to meet system and security requirements, recommending mitigating controls for identified limitations and risks

Work closely with IT Security, business analysts, solution architects and project managers to ensure security requirements are effectively addressed in all phases of project lifecycles

Review and contribute to the definition of functional and non-functional business requirements

Evaluate as-is and to-be IT security risks and controls including leveraging industry standards and practices for designing the future state solutions.

Participate in defining enterprise and application security controls and standards for production systems

Assist in identifying and assessing risk as part of the overall IT Risk Management process

Evaluate various technologies for suitable inclusion in IT solution designs

Participate in the discovery, documentation and refinement of business requirements to ensure alignment with technically viable solution designs

Participate in technical incident management and troubleshooting as needed

Draft Information Security policies, standards and guidelines as required and review technical standards produced by IT and others

What you bring 

Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Information Security and  security architecture

Deep understanding of the role of Information Security in IT risk management and controls

Deep understanding of the role of IT Security software engineering and application development methodologies in a complex multi-project environment

Experience in cloud and associated security technologies would be advantageous. 

Proven experience to review IT Security architectures for complex multi-component systems

Demonstrated experience in reviewing conceptual, logical and physical IT security architecture deliverables

Ability to research alternatives, make recommendations and influence decisions to reduce risk

Ability to work collaboratively with individuals within both the technical community and senior leadership

Relevant third level qualification or equivalent work experience

Professional certifications in relevant domains such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CCSK, SANS GIAC. 

This role does not provide sponsorship, therefore candidates applying must have full working rights within the Republic of Ireland. If you feel this position is for you please feel free to reach out to Jon Browne on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed).

We are looking to set up interviews immediately for this position

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