12 days old

Security Architecture Analyst

Washington, DC 20433
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    $70 To $72


Essential Job Functions:

- Work with project teams to define security requirements for new systems in line with the enterprise information security architecture

- Provide security design recommendations based on enterprise information security architecture and solution patterns

- Provide guidance and assist in the development of security standards for IT platforms in line with the information security architecture

- Maintain an up-to-date understanding of emerging trends in information security architecture and apply new techniques and trends (in-line with overall information security objectives and risk tolerance of the client) to the client's information security architecture

- Perform controls reviews and system assessments to develop risk profiles for IT systems and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the IT control environment

- Maintain impartiality around IT systems to produce unbiased reports on information security risk

- Provide business units with recommendations to reduce information security risk within their areas

- Identify efficiencies to improve the performance and responsiveness of the information security architecture function

- Prepare and present security design and architectural review reports to system owners, business units, and other

- Evaluate client current software security posture and propose mitigation and remediation plans to meet software security assurance requirements

- Translate technical security deficiencies into business risks that are understandable by business stakeholders in order to get buy-in for security investments

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

- Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related technical field

- Role Specific Experience: 2+ years of experience

- Experience in providing guidance for data protection based on data sensitivity and associated business risk

- Experience with enterprise security architecture design and implementation for a financial services organization or other organizations with similar information security needs and requirements

- Experience guiding project team remediating such vulnerabilities

Certification Requirements:

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), and Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP)

Required Skills/Abilities:

- Extensive knowledge of IT, enterprise architecture, software development life cycle, and information security platforms and applications

- Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

- High level of motivation, confidence, integrity, and responsibility

- Knowledge of best practices and standards for enterprise security architecture, specifically in the field of Identity & Access Management, Enterprise Content Management, Collaboration Tools, Service-Oriented Architecture, Cloud, Mobility, Data Analytics, and Web 2.0 related services

- Practical knowledge of common Web vulnerabilities as per SANS 25 or OWASP Top 10 specifications

- Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work independently and effectively in a team/task force as a team member or leader, and with senior staff and managers in the unit and elsewhere in the client

- Ability to collaborate with senior management stakeholders to identify requirements and drive compliance with approved standards


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