IT Security Architect

San Antonio, TX, USA

Ethos Risk Services

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Ethos Risk Services: Who Are We & What Drives Us

At Ethos Risk Services, we're disrupting and transforming the insurance industry through technology. We provide our clients with better data, to help them make better decisions, so they achieve better outcomes. Building on 20 years of unwavering commitment to service integrity, we blend industry expertise, with innovative technology and a client-centric approach to deliver results and exceed our client's expectations.


The Role: IT Security Architect

Safeguard Our Critical Systems and Lead Security Initiatives

At Ethos Risk Services, we are committed to protecting our clients' sensitive data and the systems we use to deliver industry leading service. In this crucial role, you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our critical systems and data as the IT Security Architect (REMOTE). You will lead the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of our security architecture to mitigate risks and ensure compliance.

Security Champion with a Passion for Innovation

We are searching for a passionate security professional with a deep understanding of security best practices, frameworks, and technologies. You will stay ahead of evolving threats and craft innovative security solutions to protect Ethos Risk Services' infrastructure, applications, and data, both internally and for our clients.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Architect, implement, and maintain a robust security architecture that aligns with short-term and long-term security goals
  • Collaborate with security engineers to identify, assess, and prioritize security vulnerabilities
  • Develop and implement security policies and procedures to ensure adherence to industry standards and compliance regulations
  • Proactively manage and oversee all security activities to mitigate risks and maintain a secure IT environment
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging security threats and trends, and implement appropriate security controls
  • Design and implement scalable and reliable security solutions that meet the evolving needs of the business
  • Conduct security assessments and penetration testing to identify and remediate vulnerabilities in our systems
  • Partner with development teams to ensure secure coding practices are followed throughout the development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Provide security awareness training and education to employees to foster a culture of security
  • Document security processes, procedures, and architectures

What you Need to Qualify:

  • 10-15 years of experience in various mid to higher level IT roles, ideally including systems administration, networking, IT security, and data engineering
  • Certification in CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CISA, and/or CCSP
  • Strong understanding of security principles, frameworks (e.g., NIST CSF, CIS Controls), and methodologies (e.g., threat modeling, risk assessment)
  • Strong understanding of enterprise cybersecurity policies, SOC compliance and best practices regarding Microsoft Windows/Office 365/Exchange Online/Intune/Azure AD configuration and support, including experience assisting with security and compliance audits
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining security solutions, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and access control systems
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) systems
  • Working knowledge of network security concepts and protocols (TCP/IP, VPNs, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud security principles and best practices
  • Understanding of data privacy practices and regulations
  • Experience with securing and maintaining network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, access points)
  • Experience with MDM configuration and implementation (BYOD experience a plus)
  • Experience with web-application firewall configuration
  • Experience with patch and vulnerability management practices for Windows Server (Unix systems a plus)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

You'll Stand Out If You Have:

  • Experience in a security-focused industry such as finance or healthcare
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python or Bash for security automation
  • Microsoft and AWS Security related certifications

At this time, Ethos is not considering candidates who require visa sponsorship.


This is a remote work from home / virtual position with occasional need to travel for in-person meetings.


Ethos Risk Services is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of religious creed, sex, national origin, race, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, color or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

A background check will be conducted, in accordance to the local state law and regulations.

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Tags: Audits Automation AWS Azure Bash CCSP CISA CISSP Cloud Compliance CompTIA Finance Firewalls Intrusion detection Network security NIST Pentesting Privacy Python Risk assessment Scripting SDLC Security assessment SIEM SOC TCP/IP UNIX VPN Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management Windows

Perks/benefits: Insurance Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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