Information Security Architect

Remote - US

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Accolite Digital

We believe in solving real-world complex digital challenges with an innovative design thinking approach. As a best-in-class digital transformation services provider, we work with Fortune 500 clients to simplify their digital journeys. Our...

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We believe in attracting and retaining the brightest technical minds from diverse backgrounds and nationalities to come together and create an enriched pool of global talent. Recognized as one of North America's fastest-growing companies, we aim to attract people who are passionate about technology and creating a real impact while working in collaborative environment with the latest technologies.

Our mission is to solve our client's most complex digital challenges by engaging the brightest of technical minds. We are looking for candidates who thrive in an innovative and collaborative environment who love solving problems and having fun while doing it. 

Role: Information Security Architect
Duration: 6 months Contract to Hire
Location: 100% Remote
Job Description:
The Information Security Architect contributes the advancement of the Banks Information Security programs capabilities through developing, communicating, and implementing a security architecture and secure development practices that increases the security of the Banks systems.
This position collaborates with key stakeholders of business projects and initiatives and works closely with related teams.
Primary Responsibilities
·       Establishes a strategic security architecture vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with the overall business and IT strategies
·       Acts as information security subject matter expert; provides advisory and consulting services to business, IT departments, and IS management
·       Works closely with Enterprise Architecture and Application Development to enhance the security posture of new and existing systems
·       Works to design security architecture, evaluate risk posed to the organization from, and ultimately approve the implementation of systems and applications into the environment
·       Assesses the state of the information security program using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool to identify gaps and works with appropriate stakeholders to remediate deficiencies
·       Participates in the development of information security strategies, roadmaps, policies, and standards
·       Ensures systems and applications are implemented with compensating controls to meet regulatory requirements (GLBA, SOX, HIPAA, FFIEC, etc.) as well as other organizational compliance (PCI) requirements
·       Tracks metrics for compliance to IS standards by application and system owners
·       Develops and mentors team members
·       Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related degree
·       Eight (8) years experience in Information Security with a focus on software development, secure SDLC, or security architecture
·       This is cloud security architect - AWS experience in security.
·       Hybrid Cloud Deployments - AWS Security Specialty or Azure a big plus
·       Experience in the design and implementation of security solutions
Skills and Competencies
·       Ability to evaluate risk versus reward and apply in a meaningful manner to the benefit of the organization
·       Ability to translate complex technical information across all levels of the organization
·       Ability to use independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and takes action to solve problems
·       Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently without daily direction
·       Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in an effective manner
·       Excellent customer service skills and problem resolution
·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills including developing and providing effective professional presentations to various audience types including senior management and leadership
·       Expert level knowledge of security principles
·       In depth knowledge of security solutions, tools, methodologies, and techniques
·       Strong project management skills
·       Thorough understanding of risks associated with virtualization and cloud-based computing and the impact of those technologies on an organizations security posture
·       Excellent customer service skills and problem resolution
Great teams do amazing things, but truly diverse teams are the ones who can achieve extraordinary results, together. You can build your dream career at Accolite in a culture of learning, inclusion, and openness. We encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Is this you? If so, come join us to transform the future with the top tech talent to solve real-world business problems.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: AWS Azure Cloud Compliance Computer Science HIPAA NIST SDLC

Perks/benefits: Career development

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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Category: Architecture Jobs

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