Application Security Architect - Contract - London - FS

£600 - £630 per day



Application Security Architect – Contract – London - FS

We are searching for a Security Architect to lead the solution architecture for a channel security within a Digital programme, working in a multi-disciplined autonomous team delivering change through agile methodologies.


  • Technical leadership of Channel Security function within the programme
  • Lead delivery of complex security engagement with programme journey teams.
  • Build and lead a cross-disciplined security delivery team.
  • Lead threat modelling and security architecture requirements definition
  • Lead security assurance: penetration testing, vulnerability management, SecDevOps
  • Develop and deliver operation security requirements roadmap
  • Lead security engagement with internal and external audit
  • Single point of responsibility for technical security reporting to Security Working Group
  • Contribute to architecture decisions with security implications
  • Security stakeholder management; internally within the program, and externally within the business.
  • Designing solutions and roadmaps to address complex business challenges across a broad portfolio of work and then communicating them clearly both within your team and to external stakeholders
  • Providing technical leadership to the architects/designers/engineers in your team being able to lead on both enterprise architecture and software engineering issues
  • Representing your domain in the Digital architecture leadership and developing the overall roadmap for both Digital and the business’s overall Enterprise Architecture
  • Designing solutions that consider cost and benefit drivers; identifying opportunities to drive value through creation of features and a minimal viable product


  • Experience designing solutions in a large and complex environment with demanding non-functional requirements and complex application landscape.
  • A strong background in application security related architecture within financial services
  • Experience managing solution design at the portfolio level in an agile environment, with many projects in flight.
  • Good organisational and multi-tasking is a must as is the ability to making rigorous decisions at pace.
  • Extensive stakeholder management experience; able to identify key players in delivering the business outcome and to ensure that their needs are fully represented
  • Transforming or improving the way change is delivered, you’ll have taken ownership beyond your own assignment or area to make a difference and drive a better outcome for the organisation and customer.
  • You’ll have a broad range of technical skills with experience in web and mobile technologies, integration, infrastructure and security.
  • Ability to work closely with engineers and provide technical leadership

Application Security Architect – Contract – London - FS

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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