ICT Security Architect

Deadline 27 August, 2019 Position Ref: 1350
Skills Required

Java C Linux Agile Windows Waterfall Cryptography TCP/IP DevOps Firewalls Security testing IDS/IPS Shell Network security System security DNS SNMP OSI model software development processes SAMM BSIMM ISO27034


ICT Security Architect



Total Experience (months or years)



  • Evaluate security solutions through Proof of Concepts or any other methods and means;
  • Contribute to the definition of security architectural blueprints;
  • Integrate new solutions with existing frameworks based on security architectural blueprints;
  • Transition solutions to teams in charge of daily operations;
  • Balance technological opportunities with business processes requirements;
  • Maintain a holistic view of the organisation’s strategy, processes, information and ICT assets;
  • Link  the  business  mission,  strategy  and  processes  to  the  ICT  and  Cyber  Security strategies;
  • Lead development and integration of components;
  • Lead and/or conduct system integration activities from a security perspective;
  • Design, integrate and implement complex Cyber Security solutions from a technical perspective;
  • Security events collection architecture design;
  • Align Cyber Security strategy and planning with the organisation’s business goals;
  • Streamline  business  processes,  functions,  procedures  and  workflows  and  apply  a consistent implementation approach;
  • Manage stakeholder engagement in the development of new processes and systems and verifies feasibility;
  • Conduct post-implementation reviews to evaluate benefits accrued from new processes and systems;
  • Recommend resolutions and improvements;
  • Ensure that technical solutions, procedures and models for development are up-to-date and comply with security baselines and standards.
  • Mandatory:
    • Certification: 3 years of formal higher education at least equivalent to a level of bachelor degree in the fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering
    • At least 7 years of relevant professional work experience as an ICT Security Architect, around the following indicative activities/domains: 
      • Network security engineering
      • System security engineering
      • Network security administration
      • System security administration
      • Security testing (functional and non-functional)
      • Cryptography
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Info/Cyber Security Architecture roles
    • Professional experience on at least 2 large scale projects with responsibilities around the expected tasks and services 
    • Working knowledge of English (B2 or higher)
  • Mandatory or desirable:
    • Knowledge in:
      • Networking (TCP/IP, SNMP, DNS, Syslog-ng, etc.)
      • Defence-in-depth Security Architecture
      • Enterprise Security Architectures
    • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, privacy assessments, intrusion detection, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures and governance and Understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, Linux), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and application programming/scripting languages (C, Java, Shell)
  • Desirable:
    • Knowledge of secure software development processes, such as SAMM, BSIMM, ISO27034
    • Strong technical security knowledge in assessment, design, implementation, architecture, and program / project delivery and work across various delivery models, (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps)


The Hague



1 Years

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