Monday, April 16, 2012

Security Jobs: Information Security Architect, Phoenix, AZ

Information Security Architect

Location: AZ-Phoenix
Compensation: $100,000 - $115,000 Base Range, Strong Bonus
Relocation: Yes
Education: BA/BS, Masters Preferred has been engaged by a global client to help build its information security department. This Security Architect role is a newly created position and is an addition to a growing information security department. This role is not just focused on network domain. It requires a security architect who can design end-to-end solutions.

This role is reserved for an information security professional who desires to step into a green field environment where they can put their fingerprints all over all facets of information security. In this role, whatever you do today will be foundational and formational to the future of the organization. To acquire this role, you must demonstrate an eagerness to learn and to build, you must be flexible and able to deal with change.

The security professional who assumes this role will:

• Evaluate security technologies to recommend upgrades to the organization’s security needs.
• Assess the organization’s technology needs. Set direction and lead improvement of techniques, methodologies and deliverables.
• Create solutions and support models for technology encompassing multiple platforms.
• Create short-term and long-term enterprise system technology roadmaps based on organizational strategic requirements and business needs.
• Use metrics to improve processes. Define and review reports to ensure all services are delivered successfully.
• Work closely with information systems teams and outsourcing partners to ensure that technology solutions are effectively delivered.
• Ensure a thorough analysis of service results and respond to any escalated service delivery issues.


• A BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
• 8 or more years of experience in information technology with at least 5 years of experience working with information security systems technologies.
• Demonstrated understanding of infrastructure design and support concepts.
• Information security certifications such as: CISSP, MCSE: Security, CCSP and/or other vendor specific certifications
• Demonstrated experience with information security architecture protocols to include Web Services, SOA, HTTP(s), SNMP, etc.
• Experience with Microsoft platforms is strongly preferred.
• Experience with secure coding / secure software development / application security practices.
• Experience with threat modeling, vulnerability assessments, network and server security, firewalls, VPN, Anti-Virus, Patch Management, etc.
• Experience with FIPS, Common Criteria, etc

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