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Quartz believes in the power of the individual to create great things.

We're hiring new talent

Security Architect

Deadline

30/07/2022

What are we about:

Our ambition is simple. To combine our global know-how with local insight to help our clients turn their business goals into reality. By offering innovation, automation and organizational design. All with a personal touch.

Where the strategic magic happens:

London is our base of operations. Here, we’ve created an international office with dozens of exceptional people. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to secure our place as leading advisors and business support consultants within our industries. We are incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved so far and plan to continue along the same path. Constantly learning, improving and growing to make sure we always create lasting value for our clients.

Our Mission

Create value and reimagine the technology that powers the categories we work in. Provide management and consulting teams that turn start-ups into medium-sized businesses and support them as they evolve.

Summary

We are building a multidisciplinary Architecture team and looking for the best talents to help us defining the future architecture model to support businesses ambitions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Define and maintain an overarching technical strategy for the IT group in collaboration with the Architecture team and leadership.
  • Ensure that architecture definition and subsequent technical implementations are in accordance with best practice, able meet the current and future business needs.
  • Drive innovation to meet complex business challenges and extremely diverse stakeholder requirements.
  • Establish excellent relationships with all stakeholders
  • Support new technology adoption, ensuring consistency with business and technology strategy.
  • Collaborate closely with partner vendors (such as Platform software vendor) groups to ensure that technical environments are suitable for current and future purpose.
  • Define and maintain an accurate representation of current technology and new technology integration state.
  • Champion best practice in architecture governance and process, ensure solution proposals adhere to best practice wherever possible.
  • Able to fully and accurately assess the risk to business of in place solutions and future technology implementation proposals.
  • Support cost/benefit analysis for all solution proposals.
  • Lead external suppliers to identify and evaluate technology improvements to support business initiatives and drive increased efficiency.
  • Conduct research and studies on emerging technologies to support business initiatives and increase cost effectiveness and flexibility.
  • Resolve design technical problems promptly and thoroughly when they arise in an inclusive manner.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement, automation and process improvement through technology.
  • Support the Architecture team and the overall Technology functions with Security design requirement related to Architecture implementations across Infrastructure and IT Corporate.
  • Incentivise knowledge sharing of Security solutions across the Architecture team, ITO, Cyber Ops.
  • Collaborate with technical teams on design and implementation of solutions.
  • SME for Security design within the Architecture function ( or cross function)

Requirements

  • Must have experience designing security solutions for a varied and diverse technical environment
  • Understanding of Security Governance and Cloud Security Framework (CSF).
  • Proven experience across multiple security IT Domains.
  • Experience securing containerization orchestrator with specific focus on Kubernetes.
  • Experience designing Continuous Security solutions for both applications, infrastructure, and applications.
  • Experience in designing security monitoring solutions.
  • Exposure to Linux based environments.
  • Experience reviewing and input into the appropriate use of security technologies within the company.
  • Experience defining secure infrastructure and application build/implementations.
  • Experience supporting the evaluation of new products and vendors during formal and informal processes.
  • Experience in ownership of security led projects or acting as key contributor, and participation in non-security led project activities.
  • Experience in leading the design of significantly sized or complex systems.

Beneficial:

  • Experience designing solutions for Private Cloud, Public Cloud (Google GCP, AWS), Multi Cloud and Hybrid setup focused on Security.
  • An understanding of DevOps practices such as CI, CD, and Infra as Code, Cloud, and Monitoring.
  • Experience collaborating with Cybersecurity and GRC teams.
  • Good understanding of end-to-end delivery life cycles and SDLC and application security.
  • Understanding of Cloud Native Principles.

Personality traits

  • Forward-thinker: keep up to date with emerging technologies which could support the organization in the future.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to build security into new designs and patterns.
  • Drive to continuously challenging the status quo.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Feeling comfortable working with different teams, functions and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • A team player who builds rapport and is happy to support others.

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