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Cyber Solution Architect

Location: Coventry
Company: Severn Trent
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We're looking for a Solution Architect with significant security experience to join a large security programme.

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody with a proven track record in security architecture, as you work to ensure all Technology investments deliver appropriate security controls to protect the Severn Trent business and our customers now and in the future. Working in an agile environment the successful Cyber Solution Architect will take pride in influencing agile delivery teams and sharing knowledge in order to embed security into the products and services delivered - ensuring that our customers, colleagues, their data and water/waste services are protected.

Let’s talk about the key accountabilities of the Cyber Solution Architect.

• As a key member in the Architecture team the Cyber Solution Architect will research and select security tools to address business requirements and security risks • Produce solution option reviews and high-level designs for security solutions • As an architect they will provide security ownership and for security specific solutions technical ownership for the end to end solution delivery • Provide advice and guidance to other architecture and programme/Technology colleagues on security matters, ensuring that security is considered and integrated into all Severn Trent solutions and business change initiatives • Proactively identify opportunities to deliver innovative and cost-effective security solutions, shaping them to ensure that they are simple to use and support • Work closely with the Enterprise Architect responsible for Security to ensure that solutions align to the security strategy

The skills and experience required to be successful.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in security architecture and in the delivery of compliance projects/programmes such as PCI DSS, GDPR & NIS-R. You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills with stakeholders at all levels, and have an enthusiasm for your field combined with a passion to learn. Furthermore, we're looking for somebody with significant experience in security technology including: -Vulnerability management solutions -Data Loss Prevention technology (DLP) -Data marking and classification technology and methodologies -Endpoint Protection -Web and Email filtering -Privileged Access Management/Privileged Identity Management -Network Access Control -Cloud Access Security Broker


At least one of the following certifications is required: • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) • SABSA Chartered Security Architect – Practitioner Level (or higher) Holding one or more of the following qualifications/certifications is desired: • Master’s degree in Information Security Management (or equivalent experience) • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor or Lead Implementer • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) • Risk management certification (such as Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) or Certificate in Information Risk Management (BCS)) • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) • Certified Information Security (CISM) • Togaf Certified

Severn Tent benefits include…

• Competitive salary • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year) • Annual bonus scheme • Fantastic Pension scheme – The company contribution will be twice your contribution (Up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%) • Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme including Gymflex, Dental and Critical Illness Insurance and our Technology Scheme where you can spread payment for a variety of Technology purchases • A chance to save up to £500 per month for three or five years, with the option to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate

Why Severn Trent?

At Severn Trent, we’re here to take care of one of life’s essentials. We bring our wonderful water to our customers whilst taking their waste away safely, so that they can put the kettle on or jump in the shower without a second thought. As one of the largest regulated water companies across England and Wales, we really want to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We have some really big commitments to our customers, our environment, our society and our colleagues that we know, can only be achieved through our inclusive and energetic culture. Does this sound like somewhere you want to make a difference?

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