Principal Architect, IT - Information Protection & Compliance

Hawaiian Holdings Inc   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 35 days ago

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Position Overview

This group of most senior technicians are recognized within the broader staff for their deep level of expertise within one or more technologies. These individuals help to define the principles, standards and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of business applications, data and technology within the company. These individuals are informal leaders in the organization and as such require many of the “soft skills” found (in addition to their technical knowledge) in the Management job family. This family is highly leveraged across the company.

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 security risk 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 security risk 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 security architecture for large enterprise systems
  • Prior experience leading project teams and shepherding multiple production efforts at the same time
  • Expert knowledge of infrastructure or application security architecture 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 security risk 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