Security Architect

Thomas Cook
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Competitive + benefits
07 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
Job Type

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.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Security Architect to join our security team in Thomas Cook Group. In this role, you are responsible for driving technical strategy and architecture for our cloud platforms, advise 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.


  • Lead cloud network security technical strategy and architecture.
  • Define network oriented security capabiltiies, integrations with cloud platform across infrastructure services and platform services, for traditional and cloud native applications
  • Have deep understanding of cloud workloads, provisioning, orchestration and provide network security design across container deployments, virtualizated environments, and bare metal deployments
  • Understand developer mindset as they build and deploy cloud native applications, and to secure those workloads
  • Detailed knowledge of industry security frameworks and compliance certifications
  • Work with customers and their architecture and operations teams to define repeatable reference architectures
  • Enable solutions to deal with threat intelligence for cloud based workloads and applications
  • Collaborate 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


Essential Knowledge, Criteria and Skills

Experience in the security profession being able to demonstrate their expertise across a broad spectrum of security related challenges and disciplines.


Qualifications and Accreditations

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


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.


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