Cyber Security Architect

GBR01:Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM17 9NA

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United Kingdom


GBR01:Harlow, Essex, Kao One, Kao Park, Harlow, CM17 9NA

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Job Title: Cyber Security Architect

Location: Harlow or Glenrothes (hybrid working with up to 2 days a week on site)

The Department and Team

Raytheon UKs Digital Technologies (DT) department are responsible for supporting and enabling the wider business in the delivery of its core services – supporting Raytheon UK to successfully enable collaboration, operational activities, and business delivery.

The Cyber Security team operate within the DT function - providing subject matter expertise support, governance and assurance, as well as technical security services to the function, and wider UK business. Ultimately working to ensure the ongoing security of Raytheon UKs critical systems and services.

Summary of Role
The Cyber Security Architect will be responsible for supporting the development of the security architecture and systems within the DT function, as well as maintaining and improving the security monitoring and analysis tools.

 As a Cyber Security subject matter expert, you will also be responsible for the development, and embedding of security best practises across the digital life cycle. In addition this role will work closely alongside the technical teams to ensure the maintenance, and adoption of security best practises. You will be a key player across technology groups interfacing with Network, Data Centres and our internal Design Authority, with a remit of driving cyber best practises into our operation.

Main Duties

  • Work with the Architecture team, as well as wider DT to ensure Security principles are embedded across BAU work, as well as projects and programmes. 
  • Working with the team and wider business to champion and embed security best practices as well as taking an active role in promoting security awareness.
  • Support the maintenance of the organisation’s current security tools, ensuring they are available and operating as designed.
  • Planning, preparing and executing technology change across a rapidly evolving environment
  • Support the identification, and remediation of architectural gaps, as well as technical configuration gaps across the estate.
  • Create and maintain documentation on Architecture security standards and best practises, as well as supporting the wider team with embedding new services and processes across the function and business.
  • Report on availability, capacity, faults, risks and other relevant security health metrics.
  • Support security reviews and assessments for both existing, and new systems and environments.

Candidate Requirement

  • Experience with a wide array of cyber security tools (including Nessus, QRadar, MS Defender).
  • Knowledge of cyber security best practises such as GPG13, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, ISO27001.
  • Experience of working in MOD and/or other heavily regulated industries i.e. banking, telecommunications.
  • Experience managing complex technology estates, with differing risk profiles.
  • Experience conducting risk-based security assessments using industry standard methodologies and frameworks.
  • An understanding of designing and implementing secure systems to HMG security requirements.
  • SC Clearance, or ability to obtain SC Clearance


  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Cyber Security.
  • Information Security related certifications such as Security+, CISSP, CISM, GSEC, SSCP
  • ITIL certifications


RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Tags: Banking CISM CISSP Clearance Computer Science Governance GSEC ISO 27001 ITIL Monitoring Nessus NIST NIST 800-53 Privacy QRadar Security assessment SSCP

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