Solutions Architect

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Type: permanent (Full-time)

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Solutions Architect

About Us

Leighton: 30 years and counting. Experienced and agile. Trusted by some of the world’s biggest brands. We develop and deliver custom software. We use technology to make money, save money, create efficiencies, integrate systems, solve problems. To help our customers thrive. We have a pool of talent. To manage projects. Test to high standards. Create user experiences for every type of user. We include, include, include. Our service is personal. We know your name. We can do amazing things with tech. We’ve got the talent. We decide what’s best for our customer together.

Our Values

The Leighton culture defines how we do business and how we interact with our colleagues and customers. It makes us unique and provides us with a competitive advantage

We act with honesty and truth, always! We collaborate to bring our purpose to life in a caring and supportive way We nurture our amazing people to be the best version of themselves Passionate about what we do, proud of what we achieve Our curiosity inspires the amazing

The Role

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Solutions Architect to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all design solutions meet stringent security standards, drafting and reviewing designs, and engaging with stakeholders to ensure compliance with security protocols and audit requirements. This role is crucial in maintaining the integrity and security of our customers systems and processes as we they strive for SOC 2 certification.

Design Assurance: Ensure that all project designs adhere to the highest security standards. Conduct thorough reviews and assessments of designs to identify and address any potential security vulnerabilities. Drafting Designs: Create detailed and secure design drafts that meet project specifications and security requirements. Security Certifications: Utilise your expertise in security certifications (CISSP) to guide the design and implementation of secure systems. Design Review: Critically evaluate existing and proposed designs, identifying weaknesses and suggesting improvements to enhance security. Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with various stakeholders, including clients, project managers, and technical teams, to ensure that security considerations are integrated into all project phases. Audit Engagements: Assist with audit engagements as we pursue SOC 2 certification, ensuring that all security documentation and processes are in place and compliant. Documentation: Produce comprehensive documentation for all designs, reviews, and security processes. Ensure that all documentation is clear, detailed, and accessible for audit and compliance purposes. Project Involvement: Work on additional projects as needed, applying your security expertise to a variety of contexts and challenges. Location: Ability to travel to London at least once a month.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

Security Certifications: CISSP or equivalent security certifications are required. Experience: Proven experience in a similar role, with a strong background in security architecture and design. Technical Skills: Excellent understanding of security standards and protocols, with the ability to draft and critique design documents. Documentation: Strong documentation skills, with a focus on clarity, detail, and compliance. Audit Experience: Familiarity with SOC 2 and other audit processes, with the ability to engage effectively in audit engagements. Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of engaging with a variety of stakeholders and ensuring alignment on security issues. Experience with cloud security and hybrid cloud environments. Experience with security tools and technologies used in design and architecture reviews.

What We Offer

We value our team and to attract exceptional people, we offer an excellent package! In 2024 we were recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Tech by Great Place To Work UK, the global authority on workplace culture.

As a Leighton employee you can look forward to: A competitive salary this will be dependent on experience. A contributory pension scheme 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and the opportunity to buy or sell holiday A flexible approach to working hours Continuous personal development, career path and training And more....

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