Cyber Architect

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7084828 (Ref.No. CSUIT1444)
Posted: September 8, 2021

Job Description

This role is open to current employees within the IT service at the University of Leeds only.

Are you looking for a role which will contribute to global change? Can you use your knowledge and skills to enhance to work of a first class team ensuring the cyber safety of a world leading institution?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 100 universities in the world and University of the Year 2017, as named by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

As we embark on an ambitious Digital Transformation, we are investing in our IT Service which is key to developing our learning and research capability as we strive to collaborate across the globe, tackling global issues.

As the University’s Cyber Architect you will have overall responsibility for ensuring that the University is deploying appropriate technology, processes and services to continuously improve its response to the changing nature of the cyber security threats it faces.

You will be expected to proactively contribute to the IT Assurance Team in shaping and guiding service and improvement projects that will aid IT in transitioning to an effective, efficient, consistent and future proofed professional service. You will apply your expertise to a range of problems and incidents taking a lead role in the development and implementation of project and service delivery improvement work, applying your expertise in the analysis of requirements in this area in the development of appropriate business and IT solutions.

If you thrive working in a complex and varied environment this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in a world class organisation.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Adam Toulson, Chief Information and Security Officer


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 07 September 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 21 September 2021
Reference:  CSUIT1444

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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