General Information

Area: IT

Location: United Kingdom

City: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 22-Oct-2019

Ref #: 122

Description and Requirements

Security Architect

Location: London, Waterside Office

Why IAG Tech?

Our vision of Technology Excellence - to be industry leaders in the use of technology – means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of IAG Tech.

By joining IAG Tech, you will play an important role in providing IT services to our many operating companies, enabling them to work in the most efficient and effective manner. You will be empowered to challenge the norm though the creative use of technology, helping to transform the customer journey.

IAG Global Business Services (GBS) is part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s largest airline groups, with 573 aircraft flying to 268 destinations and carrying around 113 million passengers each year.

IAG GBS provides a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to IAG’s operating companies, which include Aer Lingus, Avios, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling.

The company is headquartered in Krakow, and has operations in London, Madrid, Dublin and Chennai.

This high-profile role will report directly to the Chief Information Security Officer and will be strongly influential in shaping the future of security in the Group. The IAG Tech Cyber Security Office has a key role to play in the organisation as it transforms the IT estate and changes the way we work.


In addition, you will make an impact in this role by…

        Acting as the key point for major projects, consulting on design and architectural solutions from the outset, ensuring all technical security requirements are addressed.

        Leading the provision of authoritative advice and guidance on architecture and security requirements, applying expert technical knowledge and understanding.

        Reviewing existing security architecture, identifying design gaps, and recommends security enhancements meanwhile stays abreast of emerging security technologies, integrating them into security architecture as needed

        Ensuring that strategic transformational change is embedded within Group IT and within IAG and its Operating Companies, influencing and leveraging relationships to gain buy-in of internal and external stakeholders.

To achieve in this role, you are likely to… 

        Have strong IT security/technical design skills within cloud security.

        Be a senior business partner, providing design support to major projects, working as a valued partner with senior stakeholders and strategic third parties across a diverse operation.

        Have a strong track record in a senior security architecture role, managing the impact of emerging business and end-user technologies to shape information security requirements and architecture.

        Be innovative in transforming industry trends into practical, cost effective, secure, scalable and supportable solutions.

What we offer is the chance to enjoy a challenging career in an exciting, fast-moving environment in a dynamic industry.

IAG GBS offers the opportunity to work in a multicultural environment with great offices in many locations.

We aim to provide all our people with a work life balance, and you will enjoy many benefits offered by a global organisation, including health insurance, pension and performance bonuses.

An employment contract with IAG GBS

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.