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Senior Security Architect in London

Job description

Over 175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.

Senior Security Architect

Competitive Salary, Benefits & Holiday Discounts

Permanent Position

Based in Aldersgate, London


This role will be responsible for driving technical strategy and architecture for our cloud platforms. Advising on global technical cloud security architecture and provide technical input across cloud portfolios in several markets, such as: Financial Services, Tour Operator Retail and Airline Operations.


Within this role you will lead the cloud network security technical strategy and architecture.

Defining network oriented security capabilities, integrations with cloud platform across infrastructure services and platform services, for traditional and cloud native applications.


In order to do this you will have a deep understanding of cloud workloads, provisioning, orchestration and provide network security design across container deployments, virtualized environments, and bare metal deployments.  You will also be able to understand developer mind set as they build and deploy cloud native applications, and to secure those workloads.


A detailed knowledge of industry security frameworks and compliance certifications will be a must as you will work with customers and their architecture and operations teams to define repeatable reference architectures to enable solutions to deal with threat intelligence for cloud based workloads and applications.


You will be collaborating with other cloud platform teams to develop roadmaps for the next generation Cloud security technology solutions for assigned portfolio’s and develops plans, methodologies and timelines to get there


The ideal candidate will have the following experience:


  • Extensive experience within the security profession
  • Expertise across a broad spectrum of security related challenges and disciplines.
  • Proven  track record of delivery of  security architecture in Financial Services enterprises


Technical / professional qualifications:


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) having achieved the Architecture concentration – “Information Systems Security Architecture Professional” (CISSP-ISSAP)



  • Full member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.InstISP)
  • Chartered Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS-CITP)
  • Hold the CESG Certified Professional (CCP) Senior IA Architect


Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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