Security Architect

Empired Ltd

Experienced self-starter. forward thinking Security Architect who is establised in the Pre-Sales Architect space.

The opportunity

Empired's Platforms team are looking for a highly skilled, forward thinking, self-starter with the confidence and expertise to interface with Empired’s growing client base.

This position will be suited to someone who is well established in the Pre-Sales Architectural space and is experienced in the evolution of legacy systems using a wide array of contemporary and emerging technologies tailored our client’s business requirements.

As our client’s trusted advisor and working alongside other like-minded Empired Architects, you will use your high-end communication and negotiation skills and work in partnership with our clients to guide them through their business technology transformation.


What would we like to see from you?

Demonstrated experience: 
  • Experienced in architecture consulting and design (3+ years)
  • Pre-sales experience with the ability to sit with the client and assist in developing the right solutions that are fit for purpose.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and analysing system requirements.
  • Working with fellow architects, vendors and engineers to deliver complete end-to-end detailed technology designs and associated integrations that are fit for purpose and supportable.
  • As part of level 3 escalations, a Security Architect may also be engaged to respond to breaches of security. 

In addition:
  • Reviewing current system security measures and recommending and implementing enhancements
  • Conducting regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of network security
  • Developing project timelines for ongoing system upgrades
  • Ensuring all personnel have access to the IT system limited by need and role
  • Establishing disaster recovery procedures and conducting breach of security drills
  • Promptly responding to all security incidents and providing thorough post-event analyses
  • Extensive experience in information security and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, authentication, authorisation and security
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures

Certifications required:
  • University degree related to the field of Computer Network Engineering or IT.
  • CISSP
  • Certification in the following preferred: Cisco/Checkpoint/Fortinet/Palo/F5
  • ITIL v4
  • SABSA/TOGAF favoured 

Empired is an Australian-owned and headquartered digital services provider with the breadth and depth to enable mid to large sized enterprises to tap into tomorrow’s advantage today.

Empired helps organisations across Australasia to transform, thrive and stay relevant as digital businesses in an ever-changing world. Using technology as the enabler, we assist businesses to engage customers, increase efficiency, improve productivity and achieve competitive advantage.