Socitm Advisory are looking to recruit a Security Architect to provide expertise on high profile programmes throughout the UK.

We are well established in the public sector as a consulting organisation with particular strengths in the effective use of technology and in the achievement of benefits through ICT development, business process change and transformation. Our portfolio includes a number of large, complex programmes that require niche security expertise. As a result, Socitm Advisory are looking to build further substantive experience within our bench of specialist Consultants.

You will be deployed as a Security Architect across a portfolio of clients advising on end-to-end corporate Security architecture. You will be expected to define, design and evaluate enterprise security architecture within Infrastructure, Applications and Cloud environments; respecting core principals associated with data loss prevention (DLP), Identity & Access Management (IdAM) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM).

As a specialist within the security field you will likely hold TOGAF, SABSA or CCP accreditations and will be familiar with ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, COBIT and other industry standard security frameworks.


Your experience will include:

  • Role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies.

  • An in-depth knowledge of key IT domains particularly computing platforms (Windows, UNIX and Linux) and networking technologies.

  • The use of reference Cloud architectures and adapting them for enterprise use cases.

  • An understanding of Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and supporting technologies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Championing the development and implementation of future state security architecture on behalf of a portfolio of customers.

  • Maintaining high quality market and product awareness allowing for the provision of consultancy services in relation to the introduction of new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards.

  • Influencing stakeholders across the Programme Board and client side Technology Design Authority (TDA).

  • Designing and proposing wide ranging and innovative architectural solutions to address security capability and control gaps.

  • Governance advice and oversight on client-side architectural standards and systems.


To be successful in this role you will require:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or a related field.

  • A minimum of 7 years relevant IT exposure with at least 3 years devoted exclusively to security.

  • History of work within the local government or the wider Public Sector (outstanding applicants outside of sector may be considered)

  • A deep seated interest in the security sector – consistently staying abreast of technology trends and potential benefits/impacts.

  • Exemplary stakeholder management skills.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

​If you want to join us and be part of our market leading, forward-thinking organisation at a time of huge growth then please contact Adam Elliott (

Socitm Advisory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job type: Permanent

Salary: From £70,000 

Location: UK wide

If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role then please email us at

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