Enterprise Security Architect

Delphi   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Automotive.


8 - 10 years

Posted 245 days ago

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About Aptiv

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions, which enable the future of mobility. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Aptiv has 147,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers, in 45 countries. Please visit us at www.aptiv.com.

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Summary of Position:

The Enterprise Security Architect is responsible for the Strategy and Roadmap for Securitytechnologies. The Enterprise Security Architect will work closely with Security Architects and other EA domains like Applications, Infrastructure, Cloud, Network and Security as well as with the business in order to identify, recommend, develop, and support cost-effective Security solutions and technologies for all aspects of the organization. The Enterprise Security Architect reports directly to the Domain Architecture Lead and is part of Enterprise Architecture which is part of the broader Strategy & Architecture IT Organization.

The Enterprise Security Architect will be an effective communicator and leader. She/he will be able to conceptualize, plan, document and communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will possess energy and develop value added service definitions. They will thrive in an innovative, diverse, global and collaborative working environment.

In return, the candidate will help lead change. They will initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations, develop technology and architecture roadmaps, develop and maintain current and planned state architectural blueprints, solve complex problems with many variables, and be a Security Subject Matter Expert in the development of solutions in support the business and communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies. This organization has responsibility and supports a global network consisting of 300 locations supporting 50,000 end users.


Primary responsibilities of this position are related to developing standards to achieve the target state architecture and roadmap of Security solutions used by Aptiv.

Some of the specific responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop and maintain current and planned state architectural documents – domain roadmaps, standards, reference architecture, implementation documents
  • Assess vendor capabilities, development, and test strategies

  • Lead working groups and work collaboratively with other domain enterprise and solution architects to deliver a comprehensive technology roadmap and future state vision.

  • Stay abreast of how Securitytechnologies are currently impacting and driving competitors.

  • Perform Security modeling, analysis, and planning

  • Determine capacity limitations within designs and outline growth strategies

  • Review and provide input to Security designs, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects

  • Assist in determining production direction and assist in root cause analysis of escalations of operational issues

  • Solve complex problems with many variables.

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architecture

  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies

  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations

  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical solutions and their framework

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies.

  • Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans.

  • Participates as a Security Subject Matter expert in the development of solutions in support of new business and tools expansion.

  • Identify gaps in Security capabilities, standards, and roadmaps.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Computer Engineering.

  • 7+ years’ experience designing global security systems including identifying technical limitations and future opportunities.

  • 7+ years’ experience and knowledge of the best available tools, software, applications, and systems that supportsecuritytechnologies and real-time security performance management.

  • 7+ years’ experience with securitytechnologies and trends including IAM, SSO, OKTA, SAML, Azure, Active Directory, wireless, WAN, application firewalls, networksecurity.

  • 7+ years’ experience with Cisco, Riverbed, cloud services like Azure & AWS, Fortinet, blade switches from HP and Dell, and security solutions from Sourcefire, Fire-eye and similar.

  • 7+ years’ in-depth experience with developing strategies, roadmaps, standards and reference architecture/implementation of security solutions.

  • 7+ years’ experience and technical knowledge of a wide range of infrastructure components, PC, and platform operating systems.

  • 7+ years’ of Project Management experience.

  • 7+ years’ experience creating physical and logical diagrams and flowcharting techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups.

Traits We Seek:

  • Curiously investigate everything – ability to solving problems analytically, creatively and collaboratively
  • Lead with confidence – thought leaders who empower those around them
  • Learn by doing – an entrepreneurial mindset that’s driven by hands-on experimentation
  • Embrace resilience – seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow