Security Architect

  • Home Office
  • Croydon, UK
  • Apr 03, 2019
Full time I.T. & Communications Software Engineer

Job Description

The Digital Data and Technology (DDaT) in the Home Office is looking to recruit a Security Architect. DDaT is responsible for a number of critical national IT services and systems that are vital to policing and the wider law enforcement community. These include Police National Computer (PNC), Police National Database (PND) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR).

The Police and Public Protection Technology (PPPT) in DDaT have been undergoing a major digital transformation to embrace modern ways of delivering software. PPPT is focusing on agile delivery to meet our users’ needs and embedding software engineering standard methodologies including Test Driven Development, use of Cloud Hosting and Continuous Integration and Delivery.

The Arm’s Length Bodies and Safeguarding team is a part of the PPPT portfolio. It is an interesting and dynamic team with great people with good engagement skills to help us to deliver an ambitious programme.  Over the course of a year, we run multiple small projects which can make a tremendous difference to the way in which our customers are able to deliver for and protect the public.  We support, for example, Modern Slavery projects, and work with organisations as varied as the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue services. 

As a Security Architect, you will provide advice and guidance to the technical teams to make security decisions, ensuring the effective use of common tools and patterns. You will have a proactive responsibility to deliver secure systems and implement proportionate controls to enable business outcomes.

If you have experience as a Security Architect within a complex technical Portfolio or Programme, you may be just the person we are looking for.

Closing date: 22 April 2019.


£54,121 - £62,239