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Security Architect in Chesterbrook, PA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

Security Architect Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Security Architect for an opportunity in Chesterbrook, PA. The Security Architect will collaborate with Architecture Offices to secure major IT initiatives and investments. He or she will drive technology planning, as well as research and propose best in class security capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the architectural leadership in shaping strategic, security infrastructure technology programs
  • Enhance security team accomplishments and competence by helping to plan delivery of solutions; answer technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teach improved processes
  • Assist in determining security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; research information security standards; conduct system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; study architecture/platform; identify integration issues
  • Assist in the plan and design of security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; develop requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; design public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to industry standards
  • Implement security systems by helping to specify intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; direct equipment and software installation and calibration; prepare preventive and reactive measures
  • Create, transmit, and maintain keys; provide technical support; complete documentation
  • Verify security systems by developing and implementing test scripts. Maintain security by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; conduct incident response analyses; developing and conducting training programs
  • Upgrade security systems by monitoring security environment; identify security gaps; evaluate and implement enhancements. Prepare system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participate in educational opportunities; read professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organizations
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explore opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Communicate complicated technical concepts effectively to a broad group of stakeholders. Establish relationships with IT leaders, architects, and technical specialist for the purpose of advancing proposed architectural solutions
  • Utilize a general understanding of the competitive landscape and corporate and business unit strategies to provide context for security architectural decision making
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of the virtual environment including VMware, Linux OS and Converged Infrastructure
  • Undergraduate degree preferred or equivalent combination of training or experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in infrastructure security experience
  • Certification- CISSP required. GSEC preferred

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the eighth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.