Security Architect

Job Title: Security Architect
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Brussels, Brussels
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 66396-ITBEL-HTK
Contact Name: Tuan Khanh Huynh
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 26, 2016 11:24

Job Description

As a member of the Security Governance department, the Security Architect assists the enterprise security architecture team in the specification of security requirements for business solutions and support processes, the development of reference architecture models, the authoring of security standards in support of the Infosec policy framework and the delivery of architecture roadmaps as part of security strategy definition.

Minimum 5 years of experience in information and cyber security architecture.
Managed architectural work across the full lifecycle from inception through to implementation.
Applied and integrated a broad variety of security technologies, producing layered, defence-in-depth security architectures.
Reconcile multiple stakeholder viewpoints, using architectural patterns and trade-off scenarios.
Applied Infosec industry standards / best practice frameworks (e.g., SANS 20) in large organisations.
Maintained a holistic perspective on the security capabilities needed to support or deliver the enterprise's strategic goals and objectives. These capabilities cover a broad variety of security domains: IAM, EPP, application security, etc.
Acquired skills in general project management, system development life cycle and architecture documentation.
Applied regulatory and legal requirements related to information Security and Data protection.
Applied risk management methods and techniques in large risk environments.

Soft Skills:
Proven team player with excellent communication, presentation and negotiations skills, and the ability to interface will all levels of the enterprise.
Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards and products as required. Learns fast.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Proven leadership skills combined with a strong drive and orientation for results, ability to motivate self and others, and lead others towards a common goal.
High integrity, work ethics and commitment.
Strong decision making skills.
Excellent influencing and facilitation skills, particularly in problem solving / troubleshooting activities.

Professional Skills:
The candidate identifies, classifies and specifies architectural building blocks (ABB) for the purpose of guiding implementation and change activities in alignment with the strategic security goals.

The candidate has used multiple Enterprise Architecture methods:
Architecture Development Methods (method processes & content frameworks), such as:
TOGAF9 Architecture Development Method
MASS Method (see associated IBM redbooks)
RUP / OpenUP
Attribute-Driven Design Method
Architecture Trade-off Analysis Method
Architecture Description Languages:

Architecture domain practices:
Component modelling (incl. integration, e.g., EAI, SOMA)
Data modelling
Operational modelling (deployment views)
Infrastructure sizing

Security domains and standards:
Cryptography (incl. Key Life Cycle Management)
Public Key Infrastructure
Identity & Access Management
Vulnerability and Patch Management
Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
Resiliency, Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Continuity Planning
Application Security
Database Security
Web Services Security (OASIS standards)

IT and security infrastructure standards:

J2EE & Application Servers: WebSphere, WebLogic, JBOSS
ESB implementations
Directory technologies (LDAP) - Active Directory, Tivoli Directory Services
AAA: Kerberos, Tivoli Access Manager, WebSEAL, Juniper, Checkpoint...
Databases: Oracle, SQL, JDBC
Operating Systems: Windows, Solaris, Linux

Telco industry knowledge and experience:

The candidate must have multiple project experiences defining reference architectures or solutions within the telecommunications or cloud industry.


Fluency in English language in addition to your mother language - both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate clearly