Sr Security Architect


Westborough, MA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 4 days ago

  by    Randy Krueger

Zensar is looking for a Senior Security Architect to work within the overall broad spectrum of Solution teams within our Zensar's IT Product and Enterprise practices. As a Senior security Architect at Zensar you are responsible for working withAccount Managers representing Zensar's Security Solutions for security related products and Managed Security Services.


  • Partner with Account Managers in the pursuit Zensar's Enterprise Security business, both by penetrating new accounts and cross-selling / up-selling in existing customers.
  • Work with existing and growing customer base to plan, design, implement and document networksecurity controls in accordance with networksecurity concepts, including multi-vendor firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, web proxies, email security gateways, web application firewalls, network access control, etc.
  • Represent Zensar's security hardware and software product offerings, to include CheckPoint, Palo Alto, Cisco. RSA. Infoblox etc.
  • Develop and present solutions (architecture diagrams, designs, bill of materials, proposals, RFI/RFP responses, etc.) based on above technologies based on client requirements.
  • Engage customers in Zensar's Enterprise Security offerings – CASB, IDAM, SOC, SecOps, DLP, GRC and Managed Security Services.
  • Work with Professional Services and peer SMEs as appropriate to coordinate SOWs, scoping, and pricing.
  • Analyze client needs and design/scope solutions accordingly
  • Provide clear, concise, timely and constructive recommendations regarding information security in all areas related to networksecurity
  • Work with Vendors and Partners to effectively develop solutions based on customer engagements.
  • Documented experience with responding to RFPs and POCs.
  • Experience with internal and external documentation written to varying levels of business and technical oriented audiences.
  • Ability to reconcile their position and expert depth of knowledge with the business need for inter and intra-org synergy.
  • Passion for learning, teamwork, and helping others.
  • Successful candidate will be self-motivated. Individual must be able to prioritize responsibilities and work under tight deadlines.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 8+ years enterprise level customer facing experience designing, configuring, and managing securityinfrastructure devices such as firewalls, SSL VPNs, secure web gateways, IPSs, application firewalls, etc.
  • Strong, hands-on knowledge of and experience with the implementation of networksecurity controls, including (next generation) firewalls, web proxies, IDS/IPS, web application firewalls, VPN, Network Access Control,
  • High level certifications in at least one NextGen firewall vendor – Check Point, Palo Alto and or Cisco.
  • Other relevant vendor certifications, general security certifications and knowledge of the satellite industry are a plus.
  • Solid theoretical background and strong practical experience in networksecurityarchitectures and defining efficient and effective networksecurity concepts
  • Solid knowledge of IT securitythreats, vulnerabilities, security technologies, controls and best practices
  • Strong exposure and understanding – CASB, IDAM, SOC, SecOps, DLP, GRC and Managed Security Services.
  • Understand all stakeholders in the information security process and possess the ability to explain security rationales and controls to non-technical audiences
  • Strong history of managing vendor relationships, both well established and new.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivating with proven ability to deliver on complex and time critical tasks/projects
  • Ability to effectively interact with organizational stakeholders
  • Ability to understand business requirements and work towards solutions, both autonomous and in teams
  • Excellent team player and ability to work in international and interdisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to establish well-written, structured documents (e.g. designs and infrastructure documentation).
  • Minimum a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


$130K - $180K