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Enterprise Security Architect in Glenview, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

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    Glenview, IL
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Job Description

The Enterprise Security Architect works with members of Information Security, Infrastructure Technology and Business Systems teams to asses and design appropriate security measures for the protection of corporate information assets. The Enterprise Security Architect is responsible for the development of solutions, controls, and architecture to establish and maintain information security systems. In addition, the Enterprise Security Architect provides technical guidance to Security Engineers in support of the re-designs and reengineering of internal information handling processes so that information is appropriately protected from a wide variety of problems including unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized use, inappropriate modification, premature deletion and unavailability.


The Enterprise Security Architect's responsibilities include:
Perform requirements analysis and develops appropriate requirements, solutions, or controls to meet business requirements.
Evaluate security controls and integration requirements for cloud-based services, such as O365, SaaS applications and IaaS solutions.
Evaluation and implementation of cloud-based security solutions such as Azure Active Directory Premium and O365 ATP.
Prepare and maintain security operating procedures and associated documentation.
Identify inefficiencies and make suggestions for process improvements.
Works with IT Security Operations team on placement and configuration of key monitoring and prevention tools, including both on premise and cloud-based services.
Enhances existing design and competence by planning delivery of solutions; answering technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaching improved processes; mentoring team members.
Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; when needed preparing cost estimates.
Plans security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; developing requirements for applications, OS, data in motion and data at rest; adhering to industry standards.
Writes clear requirements and implementation guidelines for the implementation engineers.
Guides and confirms that the requirements have been implemented as per design.
Documents the design and follows the review process for a solution description document.
Verifies security systems by developing and implementing test scripts and processes.
Maintains security by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; conducting incident response analyses; developing and conducting training sessions.
Upgrades security systems by monitoring security environment; identifying security gaps; evaluating and implementing enhancements.
Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Develop reports for management review regarding effectiveness of security controls, audit compliance, etc. by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

The ideal candidate will have:
7-10 years' experience in Information Technology with a focus on Information Security
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, preferred
CISSP (CISSP-ISSAP is a plus), GIAC, or equivalent certification
Solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
Solid understanding of Operating system security concepts
Understanding of malware, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management
Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills
Experience assisting the development and maintenance of tools, procedure, and documentation
Customer service including the resolution of customer escalations and incident management
Ability to work in a fast-paced, support team environment
Ability to develop detailed process and procedure documentation
Ability to present complex solutions and methods to general community
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
Strong team player who collaborates well with others to solve problems
Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills
Deep knowledge in Network Security and Operating System Security Architecture
Wide breadth of knowledge across security products, tools, and industry trends