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Security Architect

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  13-Jan-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Location: Newbury/Paddington

Our Team: Cyber Security

At Vodafone Group Cybersecurity operations, we help our customers remain secure and resilient in a world of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.  We offer a unique combination of highly resilient networks, enterprise-class cloud platforms, advanced security systems and expert advice, helping limit the risks of a mobile workforce, such as commercial losses, regulatory breaches or threats to individuals, whilst enabling productivity and employee satisfaction

The Security Architect acts as a technical generalist at Business level, responsible for delivering strategic technology security input to major programmes, planning controls to counter emerging threats and evolving technology and contributing to a blueprint of technical controls with corresponding roadmaps.

With us you will:

• Responsible for ensuring that Vodafone’s security architecture roadmap supports the business objectives moving forward.
• Supporting large programmes of work led by IT and the business by consulting on matters related to security.
• Architecting innovative solutions that manage security risk in a cost effective manner.
• Leading the Security input on design workshops and articulating risk mitigation requirements to the business.

What you can expect from us:

• Opportunity to join a high performing, highly engaged Cyber Security Team.
• Opportunity to work across a broad selection of technology areas, and applying security solutions to these.
• Collaborating with a dedicated group of professionals Globally to make a difference to our customer’s lives
• Flexible working environment

Apply if you have:

• Strong Technical background in IT Security
• Consultancy Skills delivered in culturally aware global corporate environments
• Excellent communication capabilities to provide rapid and concise summaries of complex scenarios
• A proven track record of being able to manage senior stakeholders, the ability to build rapport quickly and the gravitas to push back in the appropriate manner when required
• CISSP/TOGAF/SABSA/CISM is desired and not essential


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.