Security Architect

Iconma, L.L.C. Plano , TX 75023

Posted 3 months ago

Security Architect

Location: Plano, TX

Duration: 1 year with possible contract to hire

Job Description:

  • The primary function of the Security Architect is to provide consulting, leadership, and security architecture guidance to business, data, application and technology initiatives for the Financial Services IT portfolio

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing Container Security, API Security, and AWS Cloud Security

  • Defining strategy level architectures (domain target architectures) and system/technology level architectures

  • Providing security, cloud, data, application, and technology consulting in pre-feasibility and feasibility discussions with IT team members and business partners

  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to the IT teams for definition and design work

  • Preparing project deliverables and documentation as needed to support client's Architecture-related processes such as the delivery pipeline

  • Leading the technical review component of vendor software package evaluation projects

  • Overseeing data and system integration work

  • Acting as a liaison with other architects (solutions architect, enterprise architect, etc.).

The Corporate Solutions Architect will review and approve designs for IT projects. The candidate is responsible for ensuring project and team alignment with enterprise technology standards. The Architect is also a valuable business consultant; he/she conducts analysis of business processes and technologies to determine and validate the stated and unstated needs of the business unit and enterprise. The Corporate Solutions Architect is expected to steer technology decisions to provide long-term business value, flexibility, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. The Corporate Solutions Architect will report to the Director and Division Chief Architect of Corporate Solutions supports groups such as Treasury, Finance, HR, Real Estate, Compliance, Risk, Legal, Audit, Corporate Security, Corporate Strategy and Corporate Affairs.

Basic qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform)

  • Solid understanding of REST API design

  • Solid understanding of the enterprise architecture industry and trends

  • Strong verbal and written communications

  • Strong analytical and decision making skills

  • Ability to manage high complexity and high ambiguity initiatives effectively

  • Strong influencing and internal consulting skills

  • Ability to define, structure, and plan work

  • Be able to frame an Architecture vision, socialize, and get buy-in from Senior IT leaders.

Other Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud and Cloud Security Certifications

  • Development and/or Scripting Experience - python

  • Experience with business process management tools and workflow solutions

  • Miscellaneous technical experience with Linux, Windows, Oracle, Teradata, DB2, SQL, Virtualization

Reason For Request:

  • To provide security architectural expertise in the area of container security

Additional Skills:

  • Container Security, Cloud Security

Team/Role info:

  • Director in Plano, providing consulting in security

  • Role: Cloud/Container Security Architect

  • Can understand pipeline and deliverables

  • Identify potential new areas and obstacles and can provide possible solutions

  • Perform gap analysis

  • Strategy level evaluation

  • API Security/ Container/ Cloud

Skills Needed:

  • Docker and Kubernetes

  • CICD Pipelines experience

  • No particular years experience needed

If you are available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at (248) 237-4556. If you choose to respond via e-mail, please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.


  • If you are not currently seeking employment, or if you would prefer I contact you at some later date, please indicate your date of availability so that I may honor your request. In any event, I respectfully recommend you continue to avail yourself to the employment options and job market information we provide with our e-mail notices.
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Security Architect

Iconma, L.L.C.