Staff Cyber Security Architect

Pittsburgh, PA and Metro Detroit, MI and Palo Alto, CA and Cranbury, NJ

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

The cyber security team is focused on ensuring the resilience of our corporate environment with focus on protection of our corporate IP and employee data. As the Staff Cyber Security Architect, you will be the hands-on technical lead of our cyber security program. Your job is to have a deep understanding of the IT infrastructure and the operations depending on it - including our software engineering, hardware engineering, fleet operations, and administrative functions - so that you are able to design, implement, measure, and continuously improve the security of the environment. You will also work closely with our CIO and Executive leadership team to ensure that the cyber program aligns with our business goals. Argo is building technology of the future and our cyber security team needs to stay a step ahead of that with your technical leadership!

What you’ll do: 

  • Gain deeply technical awareness of critical technologies used at Argo then build and implement a cyber security program to secure them
  • Develop security requirements and perform technical assessment of tooling and vendors in order to make buy/build decisions
  • Provide input and directly participate in critical technology architecture design decisions that enhance the overall effectiveness and performance of the enterprise IT infrastructure
  • Partner with other internal teams (i.e., developers, product managers) to ensure the systems fully and effectively support current and planned applications
  • Coordinate, review, and implement directives to maintain compliance with regulatory and security industry standards
  • Develop and maintain relevant cyber risk metrics
  • Lead the development and maintenance of security related tools and services including Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, SIEM, FIM, IDS/IPS, Incident Response, and Network Security
  • Proactively identify and develop recommendations to remediating cyber risk issues and vulnerabilities by working with multiple teams including engineering, legal, HR, product development, etc
  • Work hand-in-hand with our team of software engineers to implement best-in-class cyber security for our development and cloud environments
  • Have unwavering focus on the protection of Argo’s intellectual property, our employee information, and partner data
  • Lead the documentation of infrastructure security requirements, as-builts, and develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Tailor and implement a software security framework (such as BSIMM) to measure Argo’s software security initiatives
  • Provide inputs into dashboards and report metrics on the status of Argo’s cyber security posture
  • Provide mentoring, and skill set knowledge transfer to team members and engineering staff

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent degree
  • 10+ years of cyber security experience with at least 5 years of proven technical leadership
  • Able to work across a wide range of technologies, OSes, network technologies
  • Need to be innovative in security designs and approaches to solutions
  • Deep knowledge and experience in large Linux and cloud environments
  • Open-mindedness, creative thinking, willing to take calculated risks, and make informed decisions
  • Ability to lead and mentor technical teams
  • A sense of humor and unparalleled passion/energy

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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