Senior IT Security Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Position Purpose
You will enhance our security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; effectively engage and respond to technical and procedural requirements both within the InfoSec team, IT and Business groups.


Differentiating attributes
You don' t look at Security as a tool or control, you have a holistic understanding to risk management and are conversant in balancing Business operations with enabling security solutions.
You have a clear and well-versed understanding of various IT functions and address risk by each layer to deliver comprehensive technology asset protection.
You don' t work but you have fun doing what you do, you are at your best when you take on complex problems and don' t forget to bring others along as you collaboratively learn & teach.


Major tasks & responsibilities
Experience designing, implementing and supporting a wide range of security platform tools including - SEIM, IDS/IPS, Cloud & End point Security
Content filtering
Logical access controls, identity and access management
Data loss prevention
Firewalls, Unified Threat Management devices
Application & Network Vulnerability scanners
Directory Services, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP
Forensics software, security incident response.


Recommend and coordinate the application of fixes, patches, disaster recovery procedures in the event of a security breach
Conduct risk assessments, penetration tests and diagnose Intranet & Internet intrusion attempts, and cyber-crime response
Recommend security architecture considerations with analytical data and deliver security service to the recommendation.
Implement technical solutions to requirements supporting SSAE16, FISMA, ISO 27001
Provide support to external & Internal audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
Research emerging technologies in support of security enhancement and development efforts, analyze industry trends, assesses the impact of emerging security threats on the enterprise risk level
Perform project leadership tasks on assigned security projects
Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans.
Contribute as an active player to the continued development of enterprise-wide security strategy
Develop and deliver security awareness and technology presentations, training.
Experience with open source security tools & models.


Qualifications/Requirements
Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance or related field
Three (3) years in a system administration (e.g., Network, Windows) role preferred
Five or more years' experience in Information security
Experience in working with compliance and regulatory program requirements.
Experience analyzing network, event and security logs, and/or IDS alert logs.
Proven project management and organizational skills, specifically managing multiple concurrent projects
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, applied with a solution-focused attitude
Excellent written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to write with purpose, clarity, and accuracy
Strong self-directed work habits, exhibiting initiative, drive, creativity, maturity, self-assurance and professionalism
Excellent teamwork skills
Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trusted base relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
Sound judgment and decision-making skills, with a ' hands on', problem solving approach, able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents
Ability to quickly adapt to rapidly changing business needs and operational directives and deliver superior results.
Experience in implementing Security Platforms, Processes and Tools



Professional Certification
(any of the following with one required core Security Certification -- Ex: CISSP)

CISSP, CISA, CEH, CSSLP, CHFI, CCSP, GCIH, GCIA, PMP, ITIL v3, Six Sigma

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Position Purpose
You will enhance our security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions; effectively engage and respond to technical and procedural requirements both within the InfoSec team, IT and Business groups.


Differentiating attributes
You don' t look at Security as a tool or control, you have a holistic understanding to risk management and are conversant in balancing Business operations with enabling security solutions.
You have a clear and well-versed understanding of various IT functions and address risk by each layer to deliver comprehensive technology asset protection.
You don' t work but you have fun doing what you do, you are at your best when you take on complex problems and don' t forget to bring others along as you collaboratively learn & teach.


Major tasks & responsibilities
Experience designing, implementing and supporting a wide range of security platform tools including - SEIM, IDS/IPS, Cloud & End point Security
Content filtering
Logical access controls, identity and access management
Data loss prevention
Firewalls, Unified Threat Management devices
Application & Network Vulnerability scanners
Directory Services, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP
Forensics software, security incident response.


Recommend and coordinate the application of fixes, patches, disaster recovery procedures in the event of a security breach
Conduct risk assessments, penetration tests and diagnose Intranet & Internet intrusion attempts, and cyber-crime response
Recommend security architecture considerations with analytical data and deliver security service to the recommendation.
Implement technical solutions to requirements supporting SSAE16, FISMA, ISO 27001
Provide support to external & Internal audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments
Research emerging technologies in support of security enhancement and development efforts, analyze industry trends, assesses the impact of emerging security threats on the enterprise risk level
Perform project leadership tasks on assigned security projects
Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans.
Contribute as an active player to the continued development of enterprise-wide security strategy
Develop and deliver security awareness and technology presentations, training.
Experience with open source security tools & models.


Qualifications/Requirements
Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance or related field
Three (3) years in a system administration (e.g., Network, Windows) role preferred
Five or more years' experience in Information security
Experience in working with compliance and regulatory program requirements.
Experience analyzing network, event and security logs, and/or IDS alert logs.
Proven project management and organizational skills, specifically managing multiple concurrent projects
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, applied with a solution-focused attitude
Excellent written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to write with purpose, clarity, and accuracy
Strong self-directed work habits, exhibiting initiative, drive, creativity, maturity, self-assurance and professionalism
Excellent teamwork skills
Enthusiastic and committed approach with a track record of building strong, trusted base relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
Sound judgment and decision-making skills, with a ' hands on', problem solving approach, able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents
Ability to quickly adapt to rapidly changing business needs and operational directives and deliver superior results.
Experience in implementing Security Platforms, Processes and Tools



Professional Certification
(any of the following with one required core Security Certification -- Ex: CISSP)

CISSP, CISA, CEH, CSSLP, CHFI, CCSP, GCIH, GCIA, PMP, ITIL v3, Six Sigma - provided by Dice

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