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Security Architect

Addison, Texas;

Job Description:

Come join an exciting team within Global Information Security (GIS). Cyber Security Technology (CST) is a globally distributed team responsible for cyber security innovation and architecture, engineering, solutions and capabilities development, cyber resiliency, access management engineering, data strategy, deployment maintenance, technical project management and information technology security control support.

This role participates and assists more senior architects in the analysis, design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of business requirements. Contributes to the determination of security requirements and alignment to information security policy. May be called upon to work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes. Serves as a technical security resource; provides technical knowledge and security capabilities as a team member and an individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but may influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. May provide input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of Information Security and IT experience.

Primary Level of Engagement: Works at the team level or program level.  Is an individual contributor under supervision from a more senior domain expert.

Primary Interactions:

  • Product Owner
  • Development Lead
  • Project / Solution Architect
  • Scrum Master / Project Manager
  • Senior Engineer
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Architect Community of Practice
  • BISO

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work across business and technology to create the solution intent and architectural vision and evolve it to align with GIS policy.
  • Consult with the business regarding problems and technology to understand challenges and find secure solutions through their knowledge of the domain, practical experiments and Proof of Concepts (POCs).
  • Lead rapid shaping of a high-level architecture with details filled in with emerging business requirements; ensure architecture is secure and designed to adapt easily.
  • Utilize the defined best practices, templates and documentation to create architectural designs; suggest improvements to best practices and templates through practical knowledge.
  • Work with Product Managers and Owners to plan and prioritize security-focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics and features.
  • Clarify the architecture and assist with system design (where needed) for the development teams to support implementation, and provide solution options to resolve any architectural impediments.
  • Perform design and code reviews to ensure all security requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (for example, confidentiality, integrity, and availability).
  • Educate team members on the security principles, technology practices, standardization strategies and best practices to create secure solutions.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with native cloud platform solutions (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with designing solutions for container or serverless technologies
  • Expertise in creation of physical infrastructure and logical flow diagrams (Visio)
  • Capable of creating security documentation to support architecture decisions
  • Ability to define and document security policies for governance purposes
  • Ability to translate technically precise policy wording to “kitchen-English” guidance
  • Previous design experience or training in container technologies, e.g. Kubernetes, Rancher, OpenShift, Docker
  • Strong writing and presentation skills

Enterprise Role Overview:

Participates in design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of user requirements. Contributes to the determination of technical and operational feasibility of solutions. Develops prototypes of the system design and works with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes. May lead multiple projects with competing deadlines. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations, as well as mentor junior band 5 Architect 1's. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 7 or more years of architecture experience.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Come join an exciting team within Global Information Security (GIS). Cyber Security Technology (CST) is a globally distributed team responsible for cyber security innovation and architecture, engineering, solutions and capabilities development, cyber resiliency, access management engineering, data strategy, deployment maintenance, technical project management and information technology security control support.

This role participates and assists more senior architects in the analysis, design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of business requirements. Contributes to the determination of security requirements and alignment to information security policy. May be called upon to work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes. Serves as a technical security resource; provides technical knowledge and security capabilities as a team member and an individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but may influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. May provide input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of Information Security and IT experience.

Primary Level of Engagement: Works at the team level or program level.  Is an individual contributor under supervision from a more senior domain expert.

Primary Interactions:

  • Product Owner
  • Development Lead
  • Project / Solution Architect
  • Scrum Master / Project Manager
  • Senior Engineer
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Architect Community of Practice
  • BISO

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work across business and technology to create the solution intent and architectural vision and evolve it to align with GIS policy.
  • Consult with the business regarding problems and technology to understand challenges and find secure solutions through their knowledge of the domain, practical experiments and Proof of Concepts (POCs).
  • Lead rapid shaping of a high-level architecture with details filled in with emerging business requirements; ensure architecture is secure and designed to adapt easily.
  • Utilize the defined best practices, templates and documentation to create architectural designs; suggest improvements to best practices and templates through practical knowledge.
  • Work with Product Managers and Owners to plan and prioritize security-focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics and features.
  • Clarify the architecture and assist with system design (where needed) for the development teams to support implementation, and provide solution options to resolve any architectural impediments.
  • Perform design and code reviews to ensure all security requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (for example, confidentiality, integrity, and availability).
  • Educate team members on the security principles, technology practices, standardization strategies and best practices to create secure solutions.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with native cloud platform solutions (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with designing solutions for container or serverless technologies
  • Expertise in creation of physical infrastructure and logical flow diagrams (Visio)
  • Capable of creating security documentation to support architecture decisions
  • Ability to define and document security policies for governance purposes
  • Ability to translate technically precise policy wording to “kitchen-English” guidance
  • Previous design experience or training in container technologies, e.g. Kubernetes, Rancher, OpenShift, Docker
  • Strong writing and presentation skills

Enterprise Role Overview:

Participates in design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of user requirements. Contributes to the determination of technical and operational feasibility of solutions. Develops prototypes of the system design and works with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes. May lead multiple projects with competing deadlines. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations, as well as mentor junior band 5 Architect 1's. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 7 or more years of architecture experience.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22046079

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Michael Geddie

Referral Bonus:

0

Colorado pay and benefits information

Colorado pay range:

$107,700 - $147,600 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.

Benefits

This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.