Senior Enterprise Security Architect

United States, Jersey City, NJ, Remote - Time Zone Dependent
Job ID: 1753

Job Description

Opportunity with a disruptive trading firm as a senior member of their cyber security team. You’ll take the lead in defining strategy, engineering solutions and managing roadmaps for securing their enterprise technology. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in many domains of security and should be able to design and implement high-impacting solutions across the organisation. The role will also have an opportunity to work with subject matter experts not only within security, but across infrastructure, network, development, and business teams. Previous managerial experience is essential.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop high impact security architecture using modern security technologies for a highly-complex trading environment
  • Serve as an internal information security advisor and subject matter expert to the organisation on various security initiatives
  • Drive alignment between teams, introduce best practices, enable consistent delivery and alignment with development of robust security technologies
  • Lead product selection efforts, including defining evaluation criteria and test plans
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Develop appropriate policy, standards, guidelines, process and procedures for remediation
  • Introduce best practices and principles to enable consistent delivery and enable alignment with long-term direction
  • Collaborate with business units and corporate partners to ensure solutions are built in consistent with the organisation's policies, programs, architectural recommendations, and information security standards
  • Understand the common types of cyber-attacks and countermeasures in the industry and engage with the business units to resolve within SLAs
  • Develop, build and implement a mature and robust set of metrics and reports

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • 10+ years of experience in managing information security in a highly complex environment
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of security engineering, systems security, network security, data security, authentication, data governance, incident management, cryptography, etc.
  • Experience in conducting technical architecture and design discussions with security and other technology teams
  • Experience in leading and designing solutions like identity and access management, privileged access management, data governance, data loss prevention in a highly complex environment
  • Expert knowledge of Active Directory, cryptography, DNS, DHCP, DDOS, Proxy, CASB technologies
  • Expert knowledge of security industry standards and best practices – NIST, CSA, CIS etc.
  • Experience with SIEM platforms, logical thinking and ability to create complex searches, dashboards, etc. preferred
  • Experience managing projects with minimal supervision, skills to prioritise project and tasks to meet deadlines
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Experience in developing policies, standards and guidelines
  • Strong critical thinking, deductive reasoning, prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent qualifications are preferred

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