Previous experience in a Security Architecture role
Knowledge of HMG policy & Architectural Patterns
CESG Certified Professional (CCP) IA Architect certification desirable, or ability to gain accreditation at Senior or lead level.
Strong knowledge in Windows and Active Directory security, firewalls (Traditional Layer 3), Web application firewalls (Layers 4 – 7), application security, VPN’s & secure design principles
A good understanding of networking is essential
Excellent customer facing skills and significant experience building strong client relationships
CISSP, or similar professional qualification
The role will also be working with some secure sectors, therefore current or eligibility for SC clearance is essential with willingness to obtain DV, if required.