Security Architect




Financial Services, Payment Service Providers (PSP), Payments





Contract Type:

Full Time

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Lewis Howard, Senior Recruitment Consultant
+1 404 585 4237
(0830 - 1830)

About the Client

Our client is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions.

About the Job

The Security Architect is a member of the Security Architect team which works across the enterprise to develop security requirements, security guidance, security architecture, and technology solutions to address existing and emerging security issues. The Security Architect will perform problem analysis, solutions development, and provide inputs across the company. They will partner with application development, engineering, and architecture teams to protect the organization.

This position will focus on laying the foundation for application security in on-premise and cloud applications for all steps of the SDLC as part of a continuous release, agile or develops environment. The successful candidate for the position will have past experience in applications development in an agile environment as well as security development process.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as security specialist utilizing current information security technology disciplines and industry standards to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets
  • Utilize proven consulting skills to deliver security architecture, application security, design and engineering services with a specific focus on the security domain
  • Analyze existing application architectures as part of the migration to the cloud and provide design assistance to application owners
  • Develop reference security architectures and frameworks (including requirements, design patterns, and other artefacts) for use throughout the company
  • Develop security strategies and develop guidance documentation that drives the strategy
  • Evaluate new and emerging security technologies for potential suitability in the company's environment
  • Contribute to the development of security policies, security standards, and risk governance processes
  • Participate in the governance process to influence projects to adhere to industry standards, and all relevant security policies
  • Develop and foster relationships with technical teams and business partners in order to create an integrated approach that provides data integrity, information confidentiality, and service availability
  • Partner with Application Delivery, Compliance,  Audit, Engineering, and Information Security to ensure that the Information Security Principles are embedded into new initiatives
  • Participate in IT security audit activities both internal and external, ensuring compliance to Federal regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, Data Privacy acts and Payment Card Industry standards
  • Support peer security organizations throughout the company

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • One or more Security certifications (i.e. CISSP, CCSP, CISM, GSEC, SANS GIAG, ISSAP) or equivalent education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information security, application security, and cloud security
  • Knowledge of application security including API security including confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and authorization
  • Experience with building security architecture into security develops
  • Preferred experience within the transformation of traditional data center security measures into industry adopted cloud technologies for Azure and GCP
  • Preferred experience with security automation
  • Preferred experience in software engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience or master’s degree in Information Security with 3 year’s equivalent educational experience in Security Architecture, Network Administration, Network Engineering, Security Engineering,  or similar areas in a medium or large corporate environment
  • Minimum 2 years’ of experience working in a continuous release, agile, or develops environment
  • Experience designing secure systems
  • Experience working with PCI, FFIEC, and other regulatory frameworks
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work within globally dispersed and cross functional teams
  • Demonstrate ability to develop architectures for enterprise environments

Talk to us

Lewis Howard, Senior Recruitment Consultant
+1 404 585 4237
(0830 - 1830)