Security Architecture Manager

Up to  £90000 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02

Job Title: Security Architecture Manager
Location: Reading, Havant or Perth
Salary: up to  £90k depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
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 SSEs 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.
Our 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 SSEs security and business strategy, along with your team, ensuring compliance with SSEs 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.
Your Skills and Experience
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 Company
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. Passionate about people and proud of our award-winning customer service, we go to great lengths to extend these values to our employees. This enables our diverse workforce the flexibility and opportunity of developing to their full potential. 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.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments required to support your application please get in touch: /sse.
Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 24 July 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks