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Permanent

Hybrid

IT

Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland

Role: Lead Security Architect
Job Type: Permanent (Hybrid)
Location: Letterkenny, Donegal (2/3 days on site per week)

Ready to utilise your skills to solve cyber security complex problems?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to design, lead and develop security approaches to new technologies?

Join us as a Lead Security Architect!

Careers at TCS: It means more
TCS is a purpose-led transformation company, built on belief. We do not just help businesses to transform through technology. We support them in making a meaningful difference to the people and communities they serve - our clients include some of the biggest brands in the UK and worldwide. For you, it means more to make an impact that matters, through challenging projects which demand ambitious innovation and thought leadership.
· Gain access to endless learning opportunities.
· Fast track your growth with diverse career opportunities internally.
· Grow your career, while being exposed to new technologies.

The Role
As a Lead Security Architect with broad technical Information Security skillsets, you will be responsible for multiple components of security architecture. You will be working with the project team, alongside the IT Information Security team to ensure that the architecture and associated products align to the client’s Information Security requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
· Align the Security Architecture for the client. Negotiate and demonstrate alignment to these views across other EA teams within the IT domains and wider community e.g. connected car.
· Define security architecture artefacts (principles, policies, standards, and patterns) in conjunction with the Enterprise Architecture teams and maintain these artefacts within the relevant management systems.
· Provide guidance and sponsorship for programmes & projects via governance process and ad-hoc advice, ensuring alignment to enterprise security policies.
· Provide SME and Security architecture support including documentation for projects requiring technical input.
· Work with wider architectural team to create and embed improved governance processes with clear security requirements into architectural and governance process. Collaborate with the wider organisation to provide information security advice ensures that the appropriate technologies are in place.
· Plan, research, design and sponsor new / improved security architectures with a focus on mitigating Information Security risks. Identify areas of weakness and recommend enhancements. Support security incidents as required, providing technical support during events and for post-event analyses.
· Develop, review, and approve the installation requirements for LANs, WANs, VPNs, routers, firewalls, and related network devices.
· Ensure security toolsets / products are funded, monitored, and maintained. Create clear guidance for embedding security tools and principles into projects in general and ensure that such projects are integrated into the central security systems.
· Remain up to date with the latest security systems, standards, authentication protocols, and products, being able to propose proactive mitigation as appropriate.
· Develop an in depth understanding of theclient’s security and overall IT environment and work to improve the security of that environment over time. Overall responsibility for the use, development and maintenance of the client’s Security tools.
· Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.

Key skills/knowledge/experience:
· Previous experience and background in Information Security at a management level.
· Proven good working knowledge of industry IT compliance standards, particularly in design and implementation.
· Knowledge of information security principles and best practices and experience in managing information security risk.
· Background and previous experience of IT security controls.
· Significant experience of working and influencing cross-functionally and managing external agencies.
· Experience of relationship management of senior stakeholders.
· Strong IT skills, ability to analyse data for reporting purposes and follow work instructions.
· Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Good to have:
· Knowledge and experience in Information Security Auditing Techniques.
· Advanced IT security certifications such as CISSP.
· Experience in manufacturing Industries, IoT technologies & connected car.
· Experience in customer facing technologies.
· Agile code development toolsets.
· Specialist skillsets in Network Security/ Cloud security.
· Specialist security skillset in Collaborative tools / email.
· Specialist security skillset in Application development and code implementation.

Rewards & Benefits
TCS is consistently voted a Top Employer in the UK and globally. Our competitive salary packages feature paid holiday entitlement, pension contribution, private healthcare including dental & optical coverage, life assurance and income protection, laptop and phone, cycle-to-work scheme, exclusive discounts on gym memberships, discounted rates on car leasing options, staff discounts within the larger Tata network, and access to extensive training resources.

Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing
At TCS, we believe in building and sustaining a culture of equity and belonging where everyone can thrive. Our diversity motto is ‘Inclusion without Exception’.

You’ll find a welcoming culture and many internal volunteering and social networks to join. Our diversity, inclusion and social activities include LGBTQ+ and mental health networks, as well as health and wellness initiatives and sports events (we even sponsor the London Marathon).

We are open to all and treat applications equally, regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, or beliefs. If you are an applicant who needs accommodation due to a disability to complete an employment application, or during any phase of the hiring process, please contact us at Jennifer.long@tcs.com with the subject line: “Disability Accommodation Request”.

Due to a high volume of applications, we will be unable to contact each applicant individually on the status of their application. If you have not received a direct response within 30 days, then it should be deemed unsuccessful on this occasion.

Join us and do more of what matters. Apply online now.

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