Senior Security Architect

Job description

  • Analysing the potential path forwards for projects affecting the security echo-system
  • Translating new security initiatives into project end-to-end architecture and roadmap considering the target architecture and non-functional requirements.
  • Designing and documenting solutions, considering functional and non-functional requirements such as availability, performance, scalability, and security
  • Identifying information risks about confidentiality, integrity, availability, and quality along with proposing and elaborate mitigating measures.
  • Supporting other Architects (application, infrastructure, DevSecOps, cloud etc.) for the security aspects within their disciplines
  • Documenting architectural decisions and writing high level designs
  • Participating to the security roadmap definition
  • Keep track of the evolution of the security solutions market / Research emerging technologies in support of security integration solutions


  • Top down and bottom-up approach to security
  • You have an IT or security master’s degree or equivalent by experience.
  • Security certifications is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of network infrastructure including switches, routers, IP configuration, CCNA or equivalent certification preferred. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of certification
  • Min 5 years’ experience in the security domain is a plus
  • Min 5 years’ experience in IT architecture/design is a plus.
  • You are good at identifying security flaws/risks in IT solutions and know how to deal with these.
  • You have strong communication skills and can convince others by your involvement, assertiveness, and accessibility.
  • You design solutions, considering the customer’s needs and the risks for the organization.
  • You dare to take decisions in complex situations.
  • You are a problem solver, focused on simplicity and efficiency.
  • You are keen to contribute to the development of a new discipline.
  • Able to make complex technical topics understandable for non-technical people
  • Excellent command of English.

Technical Skills

  • Cyber Security, SOC
  • Identity Access Management (IAM),
  • Enterprise Security Architecture models,
  • Cloud Security models (ideally AWS),
  • DevSecOps,
  • Data & Storage Security,
  • VMWare ESX, KVM,
  • PKI solutions (e.g., HSM, EBJCA Primekey, Vormetric)
  • Encryption and KMS
  • Network security (Firewall, boundary network protection, VPN’s,)
  • VAPTs
  • Software Defined Network (SDN) (CISCO-ACI)