Friday, October 05, 2012

Security Jobs: Network Security Architect, Phoenix, AZ

SecurityRecruiter.com has been engaged by a global Fortune 150 client where we’ve placed the Chief Information Security Officer and the Manager over Security Governance, IT Risk Management, Compliance and Privacy to fill a newly created role of Network Security Architect.  This role reports to a highly accomplished information security leader who possesses significant managerial talent and sincerely enjoys helping deeply skilled technology professionals to advance in their careers.

This is a ground-floor opportunity in that some foundational network security architecture is in place but 50% or more of your job description for the future is yet to be defined and will evolve depending on what cyber security threats and security vulnerabilities might arise in the future.  You will not be replacing someone in this role. This is a newly created expansion role.
In this role you will play a significant role in analyzing new technologies and recommending upgrades and changes based on your assessment of the organization’s future network security architecture needs. 

This environment is heavily invested in Cisco technologies.  If securing a Cisco dominated global network environment is your passion, this company needs you.
Responsibilities:

·         Design system level solutions and create implementation plans and support models for technology related to network security architecture.

·         Create both short-term and long-term enterprise network security technology roadmaps based on strategic requirements, enterprise technology requirements and business needs.

·         Define and review reports to ensure that all network security services are successfully delivered.  Proactively step in to correct problems when they are encountered.  Use metrics to improve processes.

·         Work with other information security teams and with outsourcing providers to ensure that technology solutions are properly managed and performed.

·         Ensure a thorough analysis of service results and respond to any escalated service delivery issues.

·         Assess the organization’s future technology needs.  Set direction and lead improvements of techniques, methodologies and deliverables. 

·         Occasional travel could be required in this role but not heavy ongoing travel.
Requires:

·         A BA/BS degree is absolutely required.

·         8+ years of experience in information technology is required where at least 5+ years of the 8+ years has been invested into network security systems technologies.

·         A mix of certifications such as:  CISSP, MCSE, MCSA, CCSP and/or other vendor specific certifications around networking and network security.

·         Demonstrate significant experience with security architecture related to protocols to include SNMP, HTTPS, SOA, Web Services, etc.

·         Demonstrate experience with threat modeling, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, network security and server security, firewalls, VPN, Anti-Virus, Patch Management, etc.

·         Demonstrate experience with Common Criteria, FIPS, etc.

·         Our client is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate.
Network Security Architect
AZ-Phoenix
$100,000+ Base, Strong Bonus
Relocation: Yes
Education: BA/BS Required
Certification:  CISSP, MCSE, MCSA, CCSP and/or others

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