Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Security Jobs: Application Security Architect, .NET, Phoenix, AZ

This ground floor newly created full-time position exists in a global Fortune 150 environment.  It is a newly created role that will allow for substantial growth and substantial contribution under a manager who is truly gifted to manage technology skilled talent.  Relocation is paid.  Compensation is competitive and the bonus structure is outstanding for a corporate environment.  Would you like to build a program from the ground up and focus at the architecture level?  Call Jeff Snyder 710.686 8810
Application Security Architect, .NET has been engaged by a global client to help build its information security department. We recently placed the CISO and the Manager of Security Governance, Compliance and IT Risk Management in this organization. This Application Security Architect role is a newly created position and is an addition to a growing information security department. This role requires a security architect who can design end-to-end solutions around applications.
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 on a small but talented team. 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 and 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 is required.

• 8 or more years of experience in information technology with at least 5 years of experience working with information security systems technologies that includes application security.
• A background in application development / software development preferred.

• Experience with secure coding / secure software development / application security practices.
• Skills to include Fortify, Web Inspect, AppScan, Metasploit, nmap, etc. preferred.

• Demonstrated understanding of infrastructure design and support concepts.
• Demonstrated experience with information security architecture protocols to include Web Services, SOA, HTTP(s), SNMP, etc.

• Experience with Microsoft .NET is strongly preferred.
• Information security certifications such as: CISSP, MCSE, CSSLP, GSSP-.NET preferred

• Experience with threat modeling, vulnerability assessments, network and server security, firewalls, VPN, Anti-Virus, Patch Management, etc.
• Experience with FIPS, Common Criteria, etc preferred.

Location: AZ-Phoenix
Compensation: $100,000 - $115,000 Base Range, Strong Bonus
Relocation: Yes

Education: BA/BS, Masters Preferred's Security Recruiter Blog