Cybersecurity Solutions Architect

Job description

The Cybersecurity Solutions Architect plays a vital role in protecting our telecommunications network infrastructure and customer data from cyber threats.  This individual is a strategic thinker who designs, implements, and oversees comprehensive cybersecurity solutions specifically tailored to the telecommunications industry.  They work collaboratively with various teams, including network engineers, security analysts, and software developers, to ensure our critical systems and data remain secure.

Threat Analysis and Risk Management:
Conduct in-depth security threat assessments to identify, assess, and prioritize vulnerabilities across our telecommunications network infrastructure, applications, and data.
Develop and implement a robust risk management strategy to mitigate these risks, considering industry best practices and regulatory compliance requirements specific to the telecommunications sector.
Stay informed about emerging cyber threats specific to the telecommunications industry (e.g., SS7 vulnerabilities, SIM Swap attacks) and update security measures accordingly.

Secure Network Architecture Design and Implementation:
Design and implement secure network architectures for our telecommunications infrastructure, incorporating firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and other security controls. These solutions should be tailored to address the unique security needs of telecommunications networks, such as high availability, scalability, and real-time data processing.
Integrate security solutions seamlessly with existing telecommunications network infrastructure, ensuring minimal disruption to network operations and service delivery.
Advocate for security best practices throughout the network design and development lifecycle, working closely with network engineering teams.

Security Automation and Orchestration:
Implement security automation tools and Security Orchestration and Automation Response (SOAR) platforms to streamline security processes, improve efficiency, and expedite incident response.
Develop and maintain SOAR playbooks specifically designed for telecommunications security incidents, automating repetitive tasks and ensuring a coordinated response.

Security Standards and Compliance:
Ensure our telecommunications network security posture adheres to relevant industry standards and compliance regulations (e.g., PCI DSS, HIPAA, NERC CIP).
Work with internal teams to implement and maintain these security standards, considering the specific regulatory requirements applicable to telecommunications providers.

Security Awareness and Training:
Collaborate with internal teams to develop and deliver security awareness training programs for employees, fostering a culture of cybersecurity within the organization, with an emphasis on best practices for telecommunications security.
Stay updated on the latest security training best practices specific to the telecommunications industry.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
Minimum 7+ years of experience in cybersecurity architecture, design, and implementation, with a strong understanding of telecommunications network security challenges.
Proven experience in conducting security threat assessments and risk management specific to the telecommunications industry.
In-depth knowledge of security best practices, standards, and compliance frameworks relevant to the telecommunications sector (e.g., PCI DSS, NERC CIP).
Working knowledge of various cybersecurity tools and technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, SOAR) with experience in applying them to telecommunications security.
Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Skills:
Experience with security automation and orchestration tools (SOAR) in a telecommunications environment.
Experience in cloud security (AWS Security, Azure Security, GCP Security) as many telecommunications providers are migrating to the cloud.
Certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CCNP Security, or those specific to telecommunications security (e.g., SSCP).

Availability to travel to Málaga (Spain)
C1 Level of english
B2 Level of English

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