Enterprise Security Architect

Newport, South Wales
Competitive + benefits
04 Aug 2020
20 Dec 2020
Job Type
Cyber Security
Contract Type

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Airbus Operations for the position of Enterprise Security Architect, based at our offices in Newport, South Wales, requiring the applicant to be able to be security cleared to a UK SC level.

You will report directly to the Head of Enterprise Security Architecture within the Corporate Digital Security Office and promote common and harmonized security architecture approach (urbanisation via standard, references, templates) to ensure the group is resilient and able to face a rapidly transforming and threatening environment.

You will ensure that projects, products and solutions are 'secure by design', by having appropriate security requirements (internal, external) from early phase and support projects during their complete life cycle to ensure they make informed decisions and that security related risk are under control.

Tasks and Accountabilities

The main tasks will include:

  • You will provide end to end support to business projects in regards to cyber security
  • You will translate computer security technical elements into business requirements and risks for projects.
  • You will be the interface between technical specialists and business projects
  • You will manage projects, tasks and deliverables
  • You will develop architecture blueprints, design security requirements, and technical guidelines.
  • You will maintain state of the art knowledge of standards, governance, and best practice across specified disciplines
  • You will support Security Business Partners and collaborate with Data privacy, Export control, etc.
  • You will ensure the activity of all actors & disciplines is coordinated and fits together in the overall security design
  • You will collaborate with different Security Architects teams across the group.
  • You will support delivery of HLD security design architecture to projects

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the some or all of the following skills/experience:

  • Degree, Training or equivalent experience in relevant cyber security related subject
  • Experiences: ~10 years in designing large security architecture in Production environment (automotive, aeronautic, industry...).
  • Experience in Industrial technologies (SCADA...) and constraints (availability...)


In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process - you can share this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence

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