About the role:
The IT Security Architect role secures information by determining security requirements; planning, implementing, and testing security systems; preparing security standards, policies, and procedures; mentoring team members.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the populated architecture framework is appropriate in the context of the business environment.
Want in? Our skills requirements below for this role are quite specific as we want the right person in our awesome team!
Bachelor’s degree or higher, specializing in Information Security or related fields
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) , CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification , Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or similar
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) experience
Minimum 5 years related experience in the field of Information Technology, Information Security or Cyber Security Architecture and Project management. TOGAF - advantage
Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively
Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups
Demonstrated ability to build consensus amongst stakeholders
Ability to establish, implement and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements
Demonstrated ability to lead high performance teams towards the successful attainment of challenging goals
Systematic problem solving
Applies clear/consistent performance standards, handles performance problems decisively and objectively, is direct but tactful, provides guidance and assistance to improve performance
Has an awareness of, researches and adopts effective technologies that improve the bottom line, works well with tech resources
Responsibilities + Skills
Ability to effectively communicate technology, infrastructure and process needs and requirements with all personnel levels; oral and written communication
Understands duties and responsibilities, has necessary job knowledge, has necessary technical skills, understands company mission/values, keeps job knowledge current, is in command of critical issuesIs attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems
Understands specialty equipment, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standardsAbility to manage multiple projects and work with multiple levels of staffMust be able to work a very flexible shift including weekends, nights and holidays when necessary.