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IT Security Architect

Eolas - Specialists in IT

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Not disclosed
  • Contract
  • Updated 07/10/2017
  • Stephen Daly
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IT Security Architect / IT Security Designer / IT Security Engineer / Security Solutions Engineer


IT Security Architect / IT Security Designer / IT Security Engineer / Security Solutions Engineer


IT Security Architect

About the role:

The IT Security Architect is responsible for designing security controls into solutions and services being introduced, identify potential control gaps and assess any associated risk.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Design security controls for proposed solutions to meet relevant IT Security policies, standards and guidelines, as well as regulatory and other requirements.
  2. Provide design-time review and guidance to teams building and deploying new technology.
  3. Develop, document, and participate in solution architecture design for different projects. Participate in security efforts assisting with the integration and initial implementation of solutions.
  4. Review existing and proposed architectures, identify security design gaps, and recommend changes or enhancements to meet security control objectives.
  5. Assess and advise of security risks identified, and propose appropriate mitigations.
  6. Continuously monitor and improve the security posture of the company as part of the Security Architecture team.
  7. Identify and communicate new security threats, and design Security Architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.
  8. Serve as the Security Subject Matter Expert within the company, and provide advisory and consulting services to other teams as needed.
  9. Stay abreast of new security technologies and integrate into security architecture design when appropriate.


Management Support

  • Support Management with the embedding of IT Security culture and behaviours into the Group.
  • Provide positive and proactive participation within the team and active collaboration with colleagues across the Group as appropriate.


Key Requirements of this role:

  • Mandatory minimum of CISSP or recognised equivalent. 
  • ISSAP, SABSA, TOGAF, or other architecture qualification preferred.
  • Good technical knowledge of network protocols and related technologies, and a variety of platforms.
  • Experience across a number of relevant IT disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge of IT Security best practice.
  • 5+ years working in an IT Security discipline, with experience in security design is preferred.
  • 3rd Level qualification in IT is preferred.
  • Some knowledge of information security and risk control frameworks such as COBiT, ISO 27001, ISO 27002.
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS is preferred.




If you are interested in this role – please Apply for this role with your updated CV and I will be in touch to discuss your application in detail. Or for a confidential discussion and insight into this client and role please reach out to Stephen at Eolas.




As a dedicated IT Recruitment Agency, we also have a number of similar permanent and contract roles open. The above role may not be an exact match for your experience, salary or daily rate expectations etc. However we would like you to reach out in order to discuss other roles we are currently recruiting for in similar fields.  Also please feel free to view our website for more jobs and details about us if you wish.


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