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Security Architect - Secureworks - Stratford Upon Avon, UK

Primary Location: ,Remote - United Kingdom (All Other)

Additional Location(s): Bracknell, United Kingdom; Brentford, United Kingdom; Camberley, United Kingdom; Cardiff, United Kingdom; Crewe, United Kingdom; Exeter, United Kingdom; Ilminster, United Kingdom; Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom; Mansfield Woodhouse, United Kingdom; Nottingham, United Kingdom; Peterborough, United Kingdom; Poole, United Kingdom; Remote - United Kingdom (London-Thames Valley); Rickmansworth, United Kingdom; Slough, United Kingdom; Southampton, United Kingdom; Thames Ditton, United Kingdom

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Security Architect

Stratford Upon Avon, Warrickshire

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmanoeuvre adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real-world

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team. 

Role Overview

We are looking for a Security Architect to act as a senior team member based onsite at one of our international clients. The security architect will provide the customer with support in terms of architecture strategy by contributing to security elements of customer’s strategic architecture deliverables as required by the customer, (e.g. roadmaps, patterns, principles, standards and policies documentation). The security architect shall also provide subject matter expertise on security architecture best practice as required by the customer and shall assist the customer with any research supporting the use of emerging technologies as required by the customer.

Demonstrate ability and experience of:


  • Experience of developing Architectural Patterns, Security Standards and Security Designs that meet the customers’ requirements.

  • Applying Security Principles to a design.

  • Embedding security at all stages of a systems lifecycle.

  • Engaging with and negotiating requirements with cross team stakeholders at all levels of business.

  • Sounds knowledge of industry best practice.

  • Balancing short-term and long-term strategic goals. 

  • Understanding of Secure Software Development.

  • Gaining “buy-in” from a diverse set of stakeholders.


  • Understanding and appreciation of emerging technology and modern security principles

  • Demonstrable ability with Cloud technologies, preferably with experience with Microsoft Azure, O365 and DevOps. Understanding of the components within the cloud technology and how they interoperate.

  • Knowledge of common network and security equipment, their function and suitable placement.

  • Knowledge of common security and network software used and its function

  • Knowledge of Authentication technologies 

  • Knowledge of Cryptographic principles and standards

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert for Secureworks technologies to the client 


  • Ability to identify threats at all stages of a systems design 

  • Ability to identify vulnerabilities in operational configurations and to collaborate with appropriate teams to resolve identifies vulnerabilities 

  • Ability to appropriately articulate risk

  • Ability to propose suitable mitigations

  • Ability to assess, prioritise and track risk and proposed mitigations

  • Ability to assess risk proportionally against organisations appetite


  • 5+ years experience of IT architecture, with 3+ years of that specialising in Security Architecture
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, Azure, TOGAF etc highly desired

Why work with Secureworks?

Life at Secureworks means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology. When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution. Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships. We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfils their potential. Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

Secureworks is part of the Dell Technologies family of brands. If you require any assistance in applying for an open position or have any specific requirements to attend an interview, please contact

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and aim to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. As members of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancies and ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible.

Secureworks, a Dell Technologies company, is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any ofthese characteristics. 


Job ID: R075455
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