IT Security Architect

Posted 26 June 2024
Location Houston, United States of America
Job type Contract

Job Description

IT Security Architect

Location: Houston, TX


This person as a security architect will support the portfolio of digital projects and security architecture reviews.

The ideal candidate for a security architect position should possess the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Extensive knowledge of security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and encryption.
  • Strong understanding of security protocols and standards, such as SSL/TLS, SAML, and OAuth.
  • Experience with security risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and threat modeling
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance standards, such as TSA Pipeline refs, GDPR, NIST 800-53/CSF, HIPAA, and ISO 27001.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Professional certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, or SANS GIAC, are highly desirable.
  • Self-motivated, high performer, preferably with a Security Architecture background preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of cloud security products as part of a cloud strategy
  • Experience with Visio
  • Advanced proficiency in authentication, authorization, and security policies
  • Advanced understanding of the practical ways to apply security standard methodologies in new situations
  • Advanced understanding Cloud best practices on leveraging the capabilities to secure by design
  • Application Security with Application Development background is highly encouraged
  • Awareness of ZeroTrust methodologies