Lead Security Architect
Applicant must meet ALL of these requirements. This role will be part of the information security team responsible for supporting, auditing and designing security solutions that support global and domestic clients. This role includes the implementation of protective efforts for information networks and systems for the purpose of providing secure information resources to the firm, which includes developing specifications for security equipment hardware, software, and standards necessary for data security. Job Responsibilities Serve as a liaison and contact regarding the security of data networks and centralized computing facilities Support Firewall, VPN, Intrusion Detection, Web filtering, Antivirus day to day activities Develop security requirements for new technology projects and changes to current environments and applications Significant involvement in the execution of SOC monitoring, vulnerability assessments and security scanning Implement security products, services and tools according to company standards Aid in the evaluation of future security requirements and recommend technical solutions accordingly Monitor networks and computing resources for proper security procedures and signs of compromise Create and maintain security infrastructure documentation Attend internal meetings to provide input and recommendations on issues that have an impact on the security infrastructure Maintain security expertise by attending outside seminars and training Provide security training and awareness as required to personnel regarding security standards and procedures Maintain relevant and current knowledge as well as leadership, within assigned technical fields Prioritize work efforts, multi-task in a very fast-paced environment, and provide timely and clear updates Submit weekly status reports and timely project status/scorecards Provide technical consultations and presentations to IT as needed Perform post-implementation support, identifying root cause with solutions to problems Minimum Requirements: Job Qualifications Position requires experience supporting large secure infrastructures, ideally in financial services Experience project managing, deploying and supporting large scale security solution deployments and introducing new technology based on business needs and industry standards A firm understanding of IT Security policies, standards and related procedures Ability to work independently without intensive oversight must be a go-getter and take initiative on a regular basis finding ways to avoid problems proactively rather than just fixing them after the fact) Initiative and ability to research problems independently, finding root cause Emphasis on sharing of knowledge through good communications, peer training and written documentation Strong inter-personal skills Positive customer service and team attitude (helping others when required) Focused on quality Organized Committed to continual improvement Technical Proficiencies Demonstrated expertise in large firewall deployments, IDP/IDS, penetration testing, vulnerability analyses and incident response and forensic investigations First hand knowledge of security at the various network, operating system (Active Directory, Unix, VMware, PKI) and application environments is required Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with excellent communication skills Demonstrated experience with deploying secure MDM solutions Strong project management experience with demonstrated ability to determine and deploy resources to achieve goals on time and in the most efficient and cost-effective way CISSP required, CISA and SANS certification preferred Keys to this Position 1. We are seeking a Security Architect that has expertise at reviewing and researching large financial services enterprise Applications along with the ability to map against best Security Practices and Standards. The ideal candidate will have experience with several of the following areas/technologies including but not limited to SIEM, GRC, PKI, Tipping Point, Application Security, Network Security, Foresnsics and SOC. When Submitting candidates, please indicate which of these they have experience with. 2. When we have new applications this individual will go in, test it and do a Security Analysis. For example this person may review some of the following applications: CRM, Mobile, Video Streaming, A vendor application, an application supporting the Investors, etc. 3. From an architecture standpoint the candidate should have familiarity with PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) and MDM (Mobile Device Management). 4. Financial services are preferred but we are also interested in strong Security Architects from other industries. 5. CISSP is required. 6. Location: the primary location is in Marlborough, with 20% travel to Boston. Eliassen Group, a national technology consulting and staffing solutions company, introduces companies to high quality and committed professionals for project, supplemental and permanent opportunities. An award-winning firm, Eliassen invests in its people through relationship-building strategies that result in long-term associations and goodwill among candidates and clients. At Eliassen, our skilled consultants maximize our clients' technological potential. Eliassen is the leading source of opportunities for today's in-demand specialists. Please visit our website for detailed position descriptions. For our clients, we provide unparalleled technology project and staffing solutions. For our consultants, we provide challenge and great opportunities to develop your expertise. For our internal staff of technical recruiters and account executives, we provide an environment that has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" by Boston Business Journal for 5 consecutive years. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Eliassen has regional offices in Mansfield, MA, New London, CT, Charlotte, NC and the New York Metro area. If you have a relationship with an Eliassen recruiter, please contact him/her directly. THIRD-PARTY SUB-CONTRACTING AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY! Proof of eligibility to work in US required.
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