Security Architect

Company: TEKsystems, Inc ( Learn More )

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Responsible for providing senior level expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprise's overall systems architecture. Facilitates the establishment and implementation of standards and guidelines that guide the design of technology solutions including architecture and implementing solutions requiring integration of multiple platforms, operating systems and applications across the enterprise. Reviews, advises and designs standard software and hardware builds, system options, risks, costs versus benefits and impact on the enterprise business process and goals. Develops and documents the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards. Assists in the development of and manages an architecture governance process.

***Security Architect will be viewed as an expert in the field of information security and provide technical leadership in the development and implementation of information security architecture. Certification and Accreditation, security reviews for all IT Services in the Enterprise Portfolio Management system. Security control management that follows ISO 27002.
-Create and maintain Architecture Decision documents to establish the 'What' and 'How' technologies will be used and create overarching Strategy documents to address the 'Why' Combined they provide a foundation for the ITIL Service Design Package and a blueprint for integrated decision making and cost effective IT service management.
-Develop and maintain core foundational technology standards that can be reused as building blocks in solution design of IT services.
-Responsible to lead and provide hands-on work for research and development of information technology solutions. This includes proof-of-concept stand-up, testing and evaluation leading to a technology recommendation that is cost-justifiable based on business value provided by the solution. Present recommendations to senior business and IT Governance leaders.
-Build strong relationships and collaborate with IT Business Architects and members of the Enterprise Architecture community of practice to collaborate on the technology recommendations for new or changed IT Services in the Enterprise Portfolio.
-Responsible for stewardship of the Enterprise Portfolio Management repository. Ensures information is relevant and updated in a timely manner.
-Collaborate with IT Service owners and SMEs as technical lead in Service Design activities to ensure definition of proper technical milestones and tasks are mapped out correctly that lead to EBS development. Participates in oversight function during toll gate reviews of projects to ensure technical execution and benefits realization.
-Mentors less experienced Systems Architects by guiding, training, advising and providing support.

- Hands on experience with security solutions involving:
o Firewalls & VPN/remote access (Cisco, Juniper, etc)
o Intrusion detection systems (Tipping Point, Sourcefire, etc)
o Desktop protection (Symantec Antivirus, etc)
o Network Access Control (Forescout, Cisco, etc)
o Data Loss Prevention (Symantec Vontu)
o AD
o Identity and access management (Sailpoint, etc)
o Multi factor authentication (Symantec VIP)
o Vulnerability management (Qualys)

- Hands on experience with:
o Vmware virtualization
o Servers (Windows & Linux)
o Storage (SAN, iSCSI)
o Backups (backup toolsets)
o LAN/WAN technologies
- Analyze, troubleshoot, and investigate security-related, information systems' anomalies based on security platform reporting, network traffic, log files, host-based and automated security alerts
- Perform security analysis, risk and vulnerability assessment to assess and mitigate security threats/risks
- Perform security accreditation/certification documentation for proposals and projects
- Create and maintain security policy and procedures- Conceptualize and implement security systems and architectures

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.
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