Senior Security Architect

  • location

    United States

  • sector:

    Technology, Cyber Security

  • Contact:

    Bradley Boughton

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  • published:

    6 months ago

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We're working with a financial technology firm that is modernizing the equity capital markets (ECM). They connect investors and underwriters via a neutral platform that delivers integrated data and analytics, transparency, and workflow efficiencies. Providing a digital system of record for firm-wide deal activity, they help clients make more timely, better-informed decisions. 

The Role:

We are scaling up our Security team and looking for a Senior Security Architect. This team is responsible for defining our cloud and infrastructure security program. Reporting to the VP of Information Security, the Senior Security Architect will play a critical technical role in ensuring the secure design and compliance of our enterprise-level cloud infrastructure, customer facing applications, and our user-endpoints are secure and resilient.

Our Tech Stack: 

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure AD
  • GitHub, Containers, Kubernetes
  • Managed Postgres and Elasticsearch
  • Other cloud / security tools 
  • Take a leadership role in defining tools, techniques and technologies used to secure and monitor their infrastructure.
  • Develop and design cloud security architecture strategies and frameworks.
  • Design, plan and execute strategic and tactical operational security objectives.
  • Serve as an internal information security advisor and SME to the organization and vendors.
  • Lead product selection efforts, including defining evaluation criteria and test plans.
  • Introduce best practices and procedures to enable consistent delivery and alignment with long term direction.
  • Collaborate with business units and corporate partners to ensure solutions are built inline with their policies, programs, architectural recommendations, and information security standards.
  • Identify Security design gaps in existing architecture and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Define and implement security standards for SDLC working closely with DevOps and business leaders to entire they’re adhered too.
  • Manage a highly skilled technical team
  • 6+ years of demonstrated Information Security, risk management and compliance experience.
  • 3+ years cloud security architecture experience in an Azure environment.
  • Expert knowledge of security industry standards and best practices – NIST, CSA, CIS etc
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated, goal driven self-starter with strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Must be able to communicate across all levels of the organization, from non-tech end users to c-suite.
  • Hands-on expertise with the following platforms, End point protection, web application firewall, intrusion prevention, vulnerability scanning, data loss prevention, malware analysis and CASB.
  • Experience working with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools and vendors.
  • Exposure to IAM technologies such as CyberArk, Ping, Okta
  • Solid knowledge within enterprise infrastructure components
  • DNS, AD, Kerberos, PKI management and IAM
  • Professional experience in at least one programming language (Go, Python, JavaScript)
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent qualifications are preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related discipline or 6+ years of previous technical experience, specifically security architecture experience