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Chicago, Illinois - $110-150K + Bonus Full Time Posted: Thursday, 23 May 2019
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A prestigious company is on the search for a Security Architect. This individual needs to be a true cyber security architect with 6-7+ years of architecture experience and 10+ years of IT experience. They will be designing and developing system concepts and will work on the capabilities phases of the systems development life cycle.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consider user needs and business requirements to plan system architecture.
  • Collaborate with Solution and Domain specific Architects to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of various system components.
  • Define and prioritize essential system capabilities or business functions required for partial or full system restoration after a catastrophic failure event.
  • Develop information assurance designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements based on Company's data classification standards.
  • Document and address Company's information security, information assurance architecture, and systems security engineering requirements.
  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information.
  • Ensure all definition and architecture activities (eg, system life cycle support plans, concept of operations, operational procedures and maintenance training materials) are properly documented and updated.
  • Identify the protection needs (ie security controls) for information system(s), network(s) and document appropriately.
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.
  • Advise on project costs, design concepts, or design changes.
  • Define and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.
  • Document and prioritize technical risks throughout the system life cycle.
  • Define and document maturity metrics in alignment with NIST security controls

Knowledge Areas and Experience

  • Proficiency and knowledge of risk management processes (eg, methods for assessing and mitigating risk).
  • Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.
  • Proficiency in cybersecurity principles and ability to effectively communicate these principles to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Specialties, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of authentication, authorization, and access control methods.
  • Knowledge of cryptography and cryptographic key management concepts.
  • Knowledge of Embedded systems and Internet of things.
  • Knowledge of how system components are installed, integrated, and optimized.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard and organizationally accepted analysis principles and methods.
  • Knowledge of information assurance principles and organizational requirements to protect confidentiality, integrity, availability, authenticity, and non-repudiation of information and data.
  • Knowledge of information technology architectural concepts and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of information technology security principles and methods (eg, Firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption).
  • Knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (eg, public key infrastructure [PKI]).
  • Knowledge of network design processes, including security objectives, operational objectives, and tradeoffs.
  • Knowledge of key concepts in security management (eg, Release Management, Patch Management).
  • Knowledge of security system design tools, methods, and techniques, including automated systems analysis and design tools.
  • Skill in determining how a security system should work, including its resilience and dependability capabilities, and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.
  • Skill in discerning the protection needs (ie, security controls) of information systems and networks.
  • Knowledge of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards.
  • Knowledge of information technology (IT) supply chain security and risk management.
  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (eg, application of defense-in-depth).

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
IT, Engineering
$110-150K + Bonus
5/23/2019 10:41:09 AM

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