My client is a prominent and highly regarded communications provider in the Benelux area:
With this business, the Cyber Security Solution Architect has a dual role:
- On one side they are the contact for the business and therefore assume responsibility for setting up and maintaining a healthy win-win relationship.
- On the other hand they are the expert responsible for the Cyber Security design and implementation of our network security protection & detection environments where they will use their technical expertise to support the engineering team.
They must ensure that the necessary trade-offs are made between speed and flexibility with reliability, simplicity and cost-effectiveness in mind.
The candidate will participates to the implementation of the architectural roadmap of the Cyber Security Services domain in collaboration with amongst others, Enterprise Security architects, Security Officers & Business Stakeholders.
The candiate will explore the market for new technological and methodological developments and introduces these new technologies at the right time.
The candidate will be looking for potential technical optimisations within the domain.
The candidate will participate in the creation of a continuous improvement program to ensure the availability and performance of our IT/Cyber security solutions and the efficiency of the support.
The candidate will define the IT architecture/design of projects related to the Cyber security solutions within the business and the optimisation of the chosen solution based on the current application landscape & defined roadmap.
Additional duties are:
This work is done in collaboration with enterprise architects and applications engineers to ensure that the technical solution is in line with the IT and security architectures.
The responsiblity for the intake of new projects and translate the business/project requirements into technical requirements for a robust solution with reliability, simplicity and total cost of ownership in mind
Participation in the creation and evaluation of the eventually required RFP/RFQs and proof of concepts.
For the technical questions throughout the project lifecycle, you will be the point of expertise for all stakeholders: business, project manager, engineers, vendors.
You will actively participate in the validation of the solution implemented in the acceptance environment.
You will supervise the implementation of the requirements executed by application engineers until the deployment of the solution within the production environment.
You will provide 3rd line support to operation team members to ensure that incidents are managed/solved within the adequate timing (depending of the incident criticality). Collaboration with the engineers in the root cause analysis of the problem management process goes without saying
You will collaborate with the application engineers in the definition of the software lifecycle management strategy
The candidate will take the lead to a successful Cyber Security Strategy, architecture design and implementation of both.
They must be a strong communicator who is able to split the essence from the details and translate the complex technical reality to the management in order to establish that they have the necessary input to make the right decisions.
They possess strong technical skills and practical experience in design, deployment and support of Cyber Defence Centre technologies: Intrusion detection & prevention systems (IDS/IPS), capture & analysis of packages, forensics net flow-monitoring, response & control of incidents, detection of network anomalies, vulnerability management, GRC-tooling.
They will have proven experience in design, deployment & maintenance of a SIEM platform or security data lake.
The ability to speak fluent French or Dutch is a distinct advantage.