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Senior Security Architect

Philadelphia, PA; Moorestown, NJ
Technology (Technology - IT)


Job Description

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Summary
The security solutions architect is responsible for the development and evolution of security strategy, both as it relates to the company's enterprise needs and to subscriber products and services. As a subject matter expert, the security architect will be expected to provide technical leadership and design guidance across the organization, define long-term roadmaps for security process and technology, and ensure compliance with data protection requirements.

Core Responsibilities
- Ensures programs are envisioned, designed, developed, and implemented across the enterprise and products to meet business needs. Interfaces with the cloud and software architecture teams and other functional areas to ensure that most efficient solution is designed to meet business needs
- Ensures solutions are well engineered, operable, maintainable, and delivered on schedule. Develops, documents, and ensures compliance with best practices including but not limited to the following; coding standards, object oriented design, platform and framework specific design concerns and human interface guidelines
- Tracks and documents requirements for development projects and enhancements
- Monitors current and future trends, technology and information that will positively affect organizational projects; applies and integrates emerging technological trends to new and existing systems architecture
- Contributes to the overall system implementation strategy and participates in appropriate forums, meetings, presentations etc. to meet goals
- Gathers and understands client needs, finding key areas where technology leverage is possible to improve business processes, defines architectural approaches and develops technology proofs. Communicates technology direction
- Monitors the project lifecycle from intake through delivery. Ensures the entire solution design is complete and consistent from the start and seeks to remove as much re-work as possible
- Works with product marketing to define requirements. Develops and communicates system/subsystem architecture. Develops clear system requirements for component subsystems
- Applies new and innovative ideas to old or new problems. Fosters environments that encourage innovation. Contributes to and supports effort to further build intellectual property via patents
- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
- Evaluate new and emerging security technologies for potential suitability in the company's environment
- Work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams throughout the company as a security expert
- Engage in security review and consultation during the design and implementation phases of new projects. Align these project efforts with company policy, industry best practices, and regulatory mandates as applicable
- For both projects and on-going engineering efforts, identify potential risks and suggest remediating controls
- Evaluate new and emerging security technologies for potential suitability in the company's environment
- Develop reference security architectures (including requirements, design patterns, and other artifacts) for use throughout the company
- Mentor security members and other areas of the company regarding security concepts and architecture
- Research current security trends and conduct technology forecasts, and perform gap analysis against current security posture
- Provides multi-tier support to all departments and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with vendors to ensure appropriate support of all business activities
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Skills
- Experience in networking (TCP/IP)
- Experience working with network devices and server workstations
- Familiar with SABSA Architecture Framework
- Familiar with standards such as NIST, PCI
- Understanding of programming concepts (SQL, Java) is a plus

Education Level: Bachelors Degree in Information Sciences, Technology or Equivalent
Field of Study: Information Sciences, Technology
Certifications: CISSP, CISM (preferred)
Years of Experience: Generally requires 10+ years of information security experience





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