Robert Half Technology Des Moines , IA 50301
Robert Half Technology is looking for an Information Security Architect. This is role that our client is looking to fill will 100% become an FTE. Send resumes directly to for immediate consideration or call
The Information Security Architect will apply business process analysis and information security knowledge, combined with technical knowledge and experience, to develop secure processes, procedures, and plan infrastructure implementations. The position requires staying abreast of emerging threats and hacker techniques to proactively ward off potential attacks. This person will assess and research current and future technologies, provide recommendations for improvement, and ensure the implementation of technologies that meet the business goals and security goals.
Provides advanced architecture and engineering support to integrate security and compliance requirements into all enterprise information systems and projects as part of the SDLC process by working closely with other company architects.
Assesses current applications and architecture to ensure current implementations align with industry guidelines, best practices, and management approved standards.
Develops plans for remediating any findings discovered in assessments and audits.
Evaluates new products and technologies for security best practices and performs security threat and architecture reviews prior to purchase approval. Stays abreast of emerging issues and threats as well as technology to counter.
Creates plans for implementing management's directives in most secure way with least disruption possible.
Assists various IT departments with design, implementation, and troubleshooting of security technologies.
Performs web and network penetration tests to further ensure the implementation of technologies best matches management's intent.
Collaborates with peers in other areas of the company to continually improve upon security throughout the organization.
Participates in the secure engineering process and works with enterprise security tools to manage the security risks posed to enterprise systems.
Provides engineering support to integrate security and compliance requirements into all enterprise information systems and projects as part of the SDLC process by working closely with various IT areas
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Demonstrated experience installing and managing firewalls, web application firewalls, routers, switches, and load balancers.
Demonstrated experience with enterprise-ready technologies at a global scale.
Advanced experience with big data, cloud computing and storage, and major virtualization technologies.
Experience with, and knowledge of, regulatory and industry frameworks and standards
Proven knowledge of technologies (MCSE, MCSA, GCUX, GCWN, CCIE, CCNP, F5, etc.).
Proven knowledge of security programs, frameworks, and standards ( CISSP, CISA, CISM, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, other GIAC certifications, OSCP, CEH, Check Point, PCNSE, etc.).
Intermediate to advanced understanding of web and network penetration tools and techniques.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems. Must be able to measure risks and identify strategies based on a broad range of internal and external factors to make decisions resulting in the best business outcome.
Possesses sound analytical and critical thinking skills. Security solutions may be complex in nature. Must have ability to think creatively and incorporate current technical solutions into outcome with end user in mind.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to formulate and communicate highly technical and complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences in a clear and effective manner. Ensures understanding and builds relationships.
Analysis, Architecture, CCIE, CCNP, CISSP, Management, MCSE, Research, Routers, SDLC, Security, Switches