IT Security Architect

Unlimit Recruitment, s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
3 300 - 4 500 EUR/month 3300-4500 eur (based on seniority)

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Our client is looking for an experienced Security Architect for their technology platform. It is an opportunity to join a new business unit within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of a strong organisation.

In this role, you will work closely in multi-functional teams to shape a secure technology platform that is not only resilient against cyberthreats but also fulfils the business and product vision and brings value to customers and distribution partners.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Work independently to develop architecture solutions, standards, best practices and the governance process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement secure solutions and capabilities that are aligned with business and technology strategy. This includes designing a security architecture for application development projects, infrastructure solutions projects, as well as evaluating and recommending security software and solutions.
- Develop, publish and present appropriate security architecture principles and standards, position papers, best practices, patterns, frameworks, procedures and controls.
- Determine baseline security configuration standards for networks, operating systems, web and application stacks.
- Develop and maintain security architecture artefacts (e.g., models, templates, standards, and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations.
- Develop and maintain a practice of breach of security drills and chaos scenarios in order to feedback issues quickly & proactively into delivery teams
- Partner with architects, developers and infrastructure specialists to drive secure-by-design standards and practices, including baseline security configuration standards for networks, operating systems, web, and application stacks.
- Collaborate with information security officer to document identified issues and risks, and appropriate remediation plans.

Employee perks, benefits

- Flexible working time: In agreement with the line manager, employees have the flexibility to choose working hours from 6:00 hours to 22:00 hours, split the day or work from home. Overtime hours are compensated or substituted by time off.
- Training & Development: Online and classroom trainings – Language education, professional and leadership trainings, technical trainings, external education etc.
- Vacation Days: All employees receive extra 5 vacation days in addition to the minimum required by Slovak law.
- Climate change: Subsidizing certain carbon-reducing investments (such as bicycles, home appliances, etc.) made by employees by reimbursing 50% of the product price with a defined maximum.
- Public transportation benefit: Our client contributes 50% of the Annual Public Transport Ticket valid on ZONE 100 + 101 Annual Public Transport Ticket.
- Lunch allowance: Employees receive fully-covered lunch allowance irrespective of how many days they worked in given month.
- Special events: Paid leave or other forms of support when special events occur in your life (wedding, child birth, sickness..).

.. And many more that we will gladly discuss with you further down the line!

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Financial consultancy, intermediation of financial services and insurance

Our client is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients.
The site in Bratislava with more than 1000 employees is one of the youngest, yet the 3rd biggest location in the group globally and is growing continuously.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Desired qualifications:

- 7+ years of experience in cybersecurity, information security, information technology, systems architecture, systems engineering
- Must have participated in developing the security technology architecture for multiple projects
- Experience reviewing application code for security vulnerabilities
- Direct, hands-on experience or strong working knowledge of vulnerability management tools and their integration into CI/CD
- Experience with and a strong working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct threat-modelling exercises on new applications and services.
- Strong understanding of cryptography techniques and standards
- Strong working knowledge of IT infrastructure, applications, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, IP networks, storage networks, backup networks, and media
- Hands-on working knowledge of cloud infrastructure and security best practices, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, etc.
- Strong working knowledge of IAM technologies and services such as Active Directory, Lightweight
- Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
- Direct, hands-on experience or strong working knowledge of managing security infrastructure — e.g., firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application firewalls (WAFs), endpoint protection, SIEM, and log management technology
- Master’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
- Ability to speak and write English fluently


Brief description of the company

Recruitment company with focus on IT jobs.

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

Unlimit Recruitment
Cintorínska 9
811 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Michal Benda
Tel.: +421 903 926 772
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3823128  Dátum zverejnenia: 2.12.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: 3 300 - 4 500 EUR/month3300-4500 eur (based on seniority)