Role

Security Architect

Exception is a trusted digital consultancy, delivery and service provider dedicated to helping organisations unlock value and create opportunity through the power of technology.  Our customers tell us we provide excellent service, always deliver what we promise and provide the capability they require on time, every time.
 
Everything we do is about helping organisations and people succeed and our dedication to the highest standards of service delivery is what sets us apart.
 
Our success is underpinned by the quality and talent of our people. Together we all share a passion for digital technology and how it helps our customers solve problems and find better ways of doing things.
 
As part of our continued growth we are looking for new Security Architect to join our architecture practice. They will work collaboratively within a team of architects from various disciplines including solution, data, technical and enterprise architects.  This ensures that Exception architects continue to develop their skills offering an ideal opportunity to develop your career.
 
The ideal candidate would enjoy working across different organisations and areas of large-scale enterprises to help them operate securely. These organisations will be in diverse and challenging, sometimes highly regulated, areas such as nuclear, government and finance sectors.  The candidate will be experienced with guiding organisations of various levels of maturity. They will also be well versed in how to achieve effective security in modern digital cloud solutions such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 or equivalent services.
 
The Security Architect will undertake diverse critical activities across several projects, activities including:
  • Interact with and influence senior business, technical and industry stakeholders

  • Research and apply innovative security architecture solution options to new or existing problems and be able to justify and communicate design decisions through governance and design authorities

  • Develop vision, principles, strategy, and security roadmap

  • Work collaboratively with other security disciplines such as audit/assurance.

Required Experience
  • Experience of cloud security at scale in either a design or senior delivery role including migration to cloud.

  • Experience of effective engagement with external 3rd party cloud and security suppliers.

  • Experience of architecture design for security solutions including supporting the implementation by internal teams and external 3rd parties.

Desirable
  • Architecture certification such as TOGAF, AWS Solution Architect Associate, AWS Security – Speciality, Azure Solution Architect, Azure Security Engineer or similar.

  • Experience of architecture design for security solutions including architectural supporting the implementation by internal teams and external 3rd parties.

  • Experience of establishing security for large scale data environments.

Work with Us

At Exception, our success is underpinned by the quality and talent of our people. Together we all share a passion for digital technology and how it helps our customers solve problems and find better ways of doing things.

Life at Exception

Never the same day twice, working with us ensures a challenging and collaborative environment where you are sure to thrive.

Knowledge Sharing

We hold regular forums to share solutions and discuss new trends as well as regularly sharing interesting research and articles.

Nurturing Talent

We invest in our people’s growth and development.

Culture

We are a close-knit team who are always there to lend a hand, guide and support each other. We work hard but have a lot of fun together too.

 

Employee Benefits

As well as all the usual stuff (competitive salary, pension,  holidays, etc.), here are some of the benefits you can take advantage of when you join our team.

  • An extra day off to celebrate your birthday (it is an important day after all)

  • Take a day to support a charity or a community initiative of your choice, paid for by us

  • Full Private Medical Healthcare which can also cover your family if you wish

  • Yearly flu inoculation and any covid-19 top-ups

  • Life Insurance

  • Enhanced parental pay

  • Opportunities to learn and develop and gain accreditations all funded by us

  • A culture that promotes respect, creativity, openness and is inclusive for all

  • The opportunity to excel at what you do and progress your career