Enterprise Security Architect – Infrastructure Security, HSBC

Enterprise Security Architect – Infrastructure Security, HSBC

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
Date Posted
1 year ago
Sofia Madison
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Job Description

Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.


Our technology teams in the UK work closely with HSBC’s global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. We also run and manage our IT infrastructure, data centres and core banking systems that power the world’s leading international bank.

Our multi-disciplined teams include: DevOps engineers, IT architects, front and back end developers, infrastructure specialists, cyber experts, as well as project and programme managers. 


We work in small, agile DevOps teams with colleagues around the world from our offices at the Bluefin Building in Southwark, our global headquarters in Canary Wharf, and multiple other locations around the UK including Sheffield, Leeds, Barnsley and Birmingham. 


Business area overview 

The core purpose of Cybersecurity Architecture is to protect the bank and safeguard our customers. Our vision is to establish a world-class Cybersecurity Organisation. 

To achieve this, Security Architecture will: 

  • Create and implement a Cybersecurity Strategy; driving positive change and transform the function
  • Attract and develop talent to improve functional expertise and individual capabilities
  • Provide timely and quality advice to the business and shape the IT Strategy
  • Champion a collaborative, inclusive culture by role modelling HSBC the values.
  • Create synergy across the business by building effective working relationships and provide service excellence
  • Lead security innovation, work with industry leaders to transform our security capabilities
  • Foster a healthy culture where people are supported and empowered to reach their full potential
  • Build a globally connected Cybersecurity community who are passionate about defending the bank and safeguarding our customers
  • Grow effective partnerships to understand and respond to the Cyber threat landscape


What you will be doing;


Purpose of the Job:

We are looking for an Enterprise Security Architect that can work with various global functions to understand challenges and can set strategic direction in large scale regulatory environments.


Major Challenges 

The candidate must have technical background and solid understanding of enterprise architecture-based security issues.  The candidate must have experience developing solution designs, patterns, requirements, threat modelling, and determining risk.




What you will bring to the role;  


To be successful in this role you should have proven experience within the Technology sector with knowledge of the following skills:


  • Experience implementing and supporting endpoint security controls in a global enterprise.
  • Experience designing and architecting the use of endpoint security controls in a global enterprise.
  • Familiar with securing workstations, mobile devices, servers, main frames, and other endpoints.
  • Experience implementing and supporting enterprise deployments of endpoint security controls, e.g. anti-malware, EDR, device control, disk encryption, and baseline configuration compliance. 
  • Experience designing robust highly available solutions. 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate the conceptual and logical design of holistic enterprise security solutions. 
  • Experience creating and presenting architecture strategies, roadmaps, and design patterns for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience with reviewing security standards, controls, and policies and recommending enhancements.
  • Experience leading and delivering Cybersecurity projects.
  • Ability to perform complex risk assessments and threat modelling to support new technologies or design pattern.


Added skills and experience 

  • Familiar with standard IT engineering and architecture frameworks and practices.
  • Ability to work with others in teams and sharing analysis and collaborating on problems to resolution.
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure with tight timelines on a globally distributed team.
  • Possess a deep technical understanding and can demonstrate the ability to apply security related knowledge for practical and timely outcomes.


This role will primarily be London based but some travel may be required. 

Come Power a Business that Defines How to Power the World


As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. 


Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions.  


HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid nepotism, which means to avoid creating circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.


Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

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