Information Security Architect

Simmons Bank Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 2 months ago

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Job Description

At Simmons Bank, the Information Security Architect is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of secure solutions. You will join a team of associates dedicated to securing the corporate network and be responsible for the maintenance and operation of information security systems to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Simmons Bank information systems.


  • Lead the strategy for security infrastructure services supporting Simmons Bank technology solutions in on-premise, public, and private cloud environments

  • Collaborate with business users and stakeholders through design and implementation, including needs analysis and system requirements for any new systems/processes

  • Deliver architecture designs and lead implementation of security tools that support business goals and strike the proper balance between security and business risk tolerance

  • Determine the impact industry trends or new regulatory requirements have on current on-premise systems and Cloud systems and provide recommended actions and mitigations

  • Maintain knowledge with emerging technologies and advancements within Information Security

  • Act as a central contact for enterprise information security subject matter expertise for other technology teams in the organization

  • Conduct security reviews of on-premise and cloud solutions to encourage best practice and mitigate security risk

  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cybersecurity designs

  • Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities

  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices

  • Communicate security concerns to management in a timely manner

  • Provide security guidance for other technology and business projects to ensure their security meets Simmons Bank risk tolerance

  • Provide assistance to system users related to information systems security matters

  • Act as a resource for direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff

  • Take initiative and responsibility for achieving desired results


  • High school diploma or GED and ten years' experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and eight years' experience

  • Master's degree in a related field and six years' experience

  • Must be able to prioritize assignments while working on multiple projects

  • Must have excellent writing and oral communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision as well as a team member

  • Direct experience with managing security tools such as: anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention systems, web content filtering, data loss prevention, vulnerability scanners, and next-generation firewalls

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), GIAC, or other industry certification

Equal Employment Opportunity Information: Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of equal employment with respect to a person's race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, covered veterans, military status, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected classifications. Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to Affirmative Action Programs consisting of results-oriented procedures to ensure equal employment opportunities. These programs require positive action in lieu of neutral non-discrimination and merit hiring/performance policies.

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