Interim Lead Security Analyst – Remote Working

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Interim Lead Security Analyst - Remote Working
Milton Keynes
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00057119

Posted: 13th May 2022
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    Up to £650 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

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  • Anticipated 6 months

  • Milton Keynes
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Interim Lead Security Analyst -Remote Working - PSR 1JP00057119
Pay Rate: Up to £650 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Remote, but might need to visit office occasionally.

The organisation are launching their new Cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning system Hera. This is a flagship programme under the Shared Services Strategy. As the programme completes its first release the team are looking for a number of contractors to fill critical roles in the Service Team.

The Security Architect is responsible for ensuring changes to Hera are assessed and implemented in a manner than maintains the security of the Hera system infrastructure, applications and integrations. In addition, you will be responsible for designing and building any changes or additions to the baseline secure solution.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead on Security Architecture and Assurance, thinking and strategic direction within the team
  • Develop and maintain an expert level awareness of the Hera architecture and risks from a security perspective
  • Covering all SaaS, PaaS and IaaS platforms, integrations and configurations.
  • Develop and maintain an expert level awareness of the Hera Role Based Access Control (RBAC) model, implementation, use cases and control processes.
  • Impact Assess proposed changes to the architecture, including RBAC, related responsibilities and ways of working
  • Identifying the impact risks and potential mitigation approaches, solution designs and implementation plans.
  • Promote and maintain an ethos of agile but risk managed perpetual change. An anti-pattern would be a “avoid all risk by avoiding all change” mindset that impedes service change and evolution.
  • Establish and maintain productive and effective relationships and collaborative ways of working with other members in the service. In particular:
  • Product Owners and Managers, who identify and prioritise the needs and demands from the customer and users of Hera
    Delivery Managers, who mage delivery teams and suppliers and the balance between service change demand and supply.
  • Build close working relationships with other architecture roles and forums within IDD, and HMG led communities.
  • Collaborate with the Information and Cyber Security Unit (ICSU) to provide a wider shared understanding and application of security standards and good working practices.
  • Actively scan the horizon, attend events and forums, read articles to gain an awareness of current and emerging government and private sector digital security practices, tools and use cases relevant to the technologies, products and Shared Service supported by HSF.
  • Take ownership of existing Hera security artefacts, models and documentation. Maintain these artefacts and ensure they are updated as the product and service evolves. (Excludes Master Data Management artefacts, which are owned by the Data Architect).
  • Ensure HSF Security is maintained and evolves in line with good practise including Functional Standards shared service strategies; Hera technical standards; Cyber Security architecture and standards.
  • Engage and participate in HSF continual service improvement, service optimisation, customer satisfaction.
  • Work collegiately and collaboratively with colleagues (including contractors), stakeholders, partners, customers and related organisations.


Key Requirements:

  • Expert level knowledge and experience of security architecture standards and considerations
  • Demonstrable skills and experience aligned with the DDaT Role Profile for “Lead Security Architect” (Annex A); or equivalent Certified Cyber Professional skills ands experience.
  • Experience of working with Oracle Fusion in an architecture role
  • A relevant architecture or cybersecurity - desirbale

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  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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