Security Architect

Okaya   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 296 days ago

  by    Pramod Kumar

This job is no longer available.

Position: Security Architect

Location: Atlanta GA

Duration: 12+ Months

Job Description:

Security Architects are expected to have at least 5-10 years of relevant IT experience, including exposure to business planning, systems analysis and application development. 3-5 of those years which have been devoted specifically to security.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance or related field. Candidate should have 5 or more years experience with the following:

Securityarchitecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies - Designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team.

Consulting and engineering in the development and design of security best practices and implementation of solid security principles across the organization, to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.

Security considerations of cloud computing: They include data breaches, broken authentication, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, APTs, data loss and DoS attacks.

Identity and access management (IAM) ? the framework of security policies and technologies that limit and track the access of those in an organization to sensitive technology resources.

Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies, ISO27001/27002, ITIL and COBIT frameworks

Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems

Perimeter security controls ? firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control and network segmentation

Router, switch and VLANsecurity; wireless security

Security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies

Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and securityarchitecture

Networksecurityarchitecture development and definition

Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies

The duties outline the tasks and goals for which the information security architect is responsible. That may vary depending on the County?s needs or industry. On any given day, you may be challenged to:

Design, build and implement enterprise-class security systems for a production environment

Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy

Identify and communicate current and emerging securitythreats  

Design securityarchitecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge

Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cybersecurity requirements

Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancementsUse current programming language and technologies to writes code, complete programming and performs testing and debugging of applications

$140K - $170K