Cloud Security Architect

Location London
Discipline: Cloud Computing, IT Infrastructure & Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: up to £100k depending on skills and experience

A global software development company located in Central London is seeking a Cloud Security Architect to be part of their team on a permanent basis.


  • Evaluate business strategies and requirements to establish security requirements for cloud-based solutions, incorporating industry standards such as NIST, ISO 27000 series, and CSA in the process.

  • Effectively implement and oversee cloud security solutions throughout the entire lifecycle, including strategy development, design, implementation, and operational phases.

  • Continuously monitor emerging threats in the cloud, assessing their impact on IT and business, and proactively develop and implement security controls.

  • Participate in, lead, and collaboratively produce security evaluation reports for various cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP), cloud-native platforms (PCF, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), and Software as a Service solutions.

  • Offer expertise in both public and private cloud environments, as well as enterprise technology, to enhance overall security.

  • Provide recommendations for enhancing security posture and reducing risks by conducting assessments of the company’s cloud security.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field

  • Full-time experience in leadership roles focused on Cloud Security, with a proven track record of delivering security solutions in complex environments with cloud-native, distributed architectural solutions.

  • More than 3 years of experience in defining security standards and reference architectures, providing guidance to technical resources for the secure implementation and configuration of enterprise cloud systems,

  • Familiarity with leading public cloud providers, including Azure, AWS, and GCP.

  • Understanding of industry trends in cloud technologies, covering public, private, and hybrid cloud deployments.

  • One or more technical security certifications is a plus, such as CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), and CSSLP (Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional).

Personal Skills:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical team members.

  • Customer-focused mindset, capable of adapting and delivering security solutions to meet business needs while maintaining high security standards.

  • Demonstrates a growth mindset, showing enthusiasm for learning and adopting new/emerging technologies.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within larger teams, contributing effectively to cross-functional collaboration.