Principal Architect, IT - Information Protection & Compliance

Hawaiian Holdings Inc   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 61 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Key Responsibilities

  • Owns the information security documentation lifecycle; researches/creates/deploys/maintains policies, standards, and patterns that mirror industry best practices
  • Provides expert-level information security knowledge and consulting to IT and business teams
  • Defines information security project objectives for systems and technical infrastructure implementation consistent with strategic direction
  • Defines and leads threat modeling and other risk identification activities
  • Leads the application of architecture principles and processes within the information security function
  • Leads cross-functional IT and architecture teams in designing, testing and implementing company-wide securityrisk reduction solutions
  • Leads critical vendor relationships in support of systems and architecture
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with other IT teams at the project level
  • Suggests technology or process improvements to IT Leadership and the architecture community to reduce securityrisk of the company
  • Stays informed on information security industry developments and emerging technologies that may have value to the company
  • Participates in Architecture Review Meetings/Boards to ensure solutions align with enterprise business model
  • Drives and fosters integration and communication across technology groups and projects, helps create a sense of architecture community by promoting positive development of technical job families
  • Promotes adherence to enterprise standards and the common way of implementing technology (Enterprise Reference Architecture, Software Development Lifecycle, etc.)
  • Ensures that the right people from across the enterprise participate in technical design and vendor selection for projects
  • Leads, supports and influences the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the department and corporation
  • Represents IT Leadership in cross-departmental meetings and decision-making activities


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of professional work experience and education
  • 10 years of work experience within the Information Technology discipline, that includes at least 7 years in the field of information security and 4 years in securityarchitecture for large enterprise systems
  • Prior experience leading project teams and shepherding multiple production efforts at the same time
  • Expert knowledge of infrastructure or application securityarchitecture best practices, at least working knowledge of the other
  • Major cloud provider architecture expertise
  • Expert knowledge of computer or network systems hardware and software theory, practice, concepts and technology
  • Excellent partnering, negotiation and communication skills; able to create “buy-in” from other employees
  • Excellent ability to understand complex business and technical issues with awareness and balance of the company’s position within its industry and overall marketplace
  • Excellent ability to consult across multiple technology areas, to perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and solution implementation
  • Excellent ability to lead technical direction at the enterprise level and across multiple projects or technology areas
  • Excellent ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Excellent ability to understand the broader implications of situations; identify potential problem areas and execute solutions before they become problems
  • Experience conducting formalized threat modeling using a recognized framework in a large enterprise system environment
  • Experience assessing technology securityrisk using qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Working knowledge of at least one scripting or programming language, or working knowledge of basic programming principles and constructs
  • Adaptable to change

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional-Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP) certification
  • Master’s Degree in business, information technology, or information security; or an equivalent combination of work experience and education
  • Expert knowledge of one scripting or programming language or working knowledge of multiple scripting or programming languages
  • Experience representing an information security organization at the executive and board level
  • Curiosity/passion for technology that drives independent learning and proactive sharpening of technical skills