Information Security Architect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Kforce is seeking an Information Security Architect for a Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, Detroit, Michigan or Lewisville, Texas Client Office. The purpose and function of the job: Must be an Information Security Architect to work under limited supervision, applying strong technical skills and experience to recommend, implement, support, improve, and operate information security controls Develop secure systems and network architectures Assist other Teams in securing their architectures at the logical and physical levels Supply expertise to management, business areas, and IT Teams in risk assessment as well as implement appropriate data security controls and monitoring Principle Accountabilities: Develop secure strategies and architectures Assess, report on, and make recommendations regarding current and proposed architectures, strategies, and systems Support IT-related projects as an Information Security SME (subject matter expert) and provide support throughout their life cycle Perform security checkpoint reviews, ensuring security requirements have been identified and adequate testing performed Review systems and processes for compliance to our client's information security standards Provide information security expertise for risk assessments Participate in Global Information Security process improvements Continuously improve information security knowledge and skills Provide thought leadership by identifying new information security threats, emerging technologies, and counter-measures As assigned: Assist in responding to audit requests and issues Provide technical assistance in investigating and responding to information security incidents Assist in the development and implementation of information security-related policies, standards, baselines and procedures Provide information security expertise for third-party risk management Evaluate policy and standard exception requests and respond The successful applicant will possess the following requirements: Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a security architect or 8 years in a technical IT specialty, preferably in the financial services industry Knowledge of: Information systems vulnerability management processes and technologies Information security standards Quality and process improvement disciplines Recognize standards such as ISO2700x, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ITIL V3, CMMI and TOGAF Compliance aspects of GLBA, EU Data Protection Directive, Sarbanes-Oxley and other relevant laws and regulations Experience with: Developing policies and standards Implementing and configuring information security tools Developing and improving information security processes Strong technical knowledge of security in at least one of the following: Applications UNIX Servers Windows Servers Oracle and/or MS SQL Databases Networks Middleware Scanning (must have heavy scanning experience) - scanning with dynamic code Secure coding Penetration testing / studies (Tiger Team) - they go in and figure out systems App Dev knowledge with Java / Oracle (this is a plus) This is a tactical security solutions role where you will be designing and figuring out how to meet security standards Financial Industry experience Application Migration experience Excellent communication skills Good relationship management skills Flexibility and adaptability in the face of changing priorities Ability to evaluate and manage risk Ability to manage several unrelated efforts simultaneously Ability to negotiate resolutions of conflicting security and business objectives Strong understanding of information security concepts, threats, vulnerabilities, and controls Real-world hands-on experience Unquestionable integrity Teamwork orientation Demonstrated perspective and good judgment Willingness to assume responsibility and ownership
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