CISSP Jobs - Application Security Architect, 16310

at American Recruiting And Consulting Group
Location Jacksonville, FL
Date Posted July 24, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


ARC Group has an immediate opportunity in Jacksonville, FLĀ for a Senior IT Security Architect. This is a contract to hire position running through April 2021 with the potential to convert to an FTE role. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive organization that offers tremendous career growth potential.

This contract does not allow layers or other employers so you must be on our W2 for the entire duration of the project.

NO C2C/Third Parties

Job Description: The Senior IT Security Architect serves the company as an Information Security advisor on best practices and is responsible for designing and effectively implementing enterprise security strategies, architectures and solutions that guide IT security direction. This position will focus on SecDevOps, working with the developers on promoting code into production in a safe and secure manner. They are accountable for the security architecture across a variety of applications or domains and assigned to project/initiatives of large size, complexity and risk. The Senior IT Security Architect develops actionable security blueprints, principles, models, designs, standards and guidelines to ensure enterprise information technology architecture is consistent, usable, secure and adds value to the business. Interacts with vendors, IT and business area contacts to facilitate flexible, scalable and cost effective security solutions. Also provides technical guidance to less experienced Security Architects.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for design and implementation of security strategy, architecture and platforms. (5%)
  • Responsible for enterprise due-diligence activities including security monitoring and security metrics to evaluate effectiveness of the enterprise security program and established controls. (5%)
  • Accountable for adhering to enterprise architecture standards, ensuring security technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization and contributing to enterprise architecture strategy-setting. (5%)
  • Responsible for ensuring necessary security controls are part of technical designs. (5%)
  • Participates in security governance processes. (5%)
  • Participates in IT security efforts across all business areas and client groups. (5%)
  • Troubleshoots, recommends and executes action plans for issue resolution. (5%)
  • Serves as security architecture subject matter expert to business areas, project teams and vendors to apply and execute appropriate use of technology solutions and lead efforts to examine technology vision, opportunities and challenges. (5%)
  • Builds consensus around principles of security architecture and interprets and clarifies these principles. (5%)
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technology solutions including providing detailed analysis of pros and cons and build vs buy options. (5%)
  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced Security Architects. (5%)
  • Participates on project teams contributing input with regard to security standards and the impact to technology. (5%)
  • Investigates and reports on security threats and incidents. (5%)
  • Conducts post-event reviews of security incidents. (5%)
  • Maintains operational, architectural and design documentation including procedures, task lists, and architecture blue prints. (5%)
  • Evaluates strengths and flaws in Security Architecture designs including performance, confidentiality, integrity, availability, access and total cost of ownership. (5%)
  • Facilitates project handoffs including preparing documentation, educating and supporting to ensure smooth transitions. (5%)
  • Selects and designs tools that allow reuse of design components and patterns between projects. (5%)
  • Develops actual working solutions or prototypes based on their own designs and resolves any issues that arise. (5%)
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with IT and business area partners to evaluate designs and controls. (5%)
  • Continually works to enhance breadth and depth of knowledge and experience. Benchmarks technology strategies and architectures. Monitors and anticipates trends and investigates organizational objectives and needs. Provides guidance on security solutions and prepares benchmarking reports and presentations. (5%)
  • Promotes implementation of new technology, solutions and methods to improve business processes, efficiency, effectiveness and value delivered to customers. (5%)
  • The essential functions listed represent the major duties of this role, additional duties may be assigned. (5%)
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