Principal Security Architect

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This position provides subject matter expertise for security architecture teams and clients. Guides on projects and business relationship management.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing guidance to security architects on defining technical service capabilities, design attributes, draft enterprise profiles and segment architecture; controlling risks and solving complex issues related to security architecture.
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders, addresses stakeholder requirements and providing clients consultations to shape the future success of security architects.
  • Providing security architects support by directing teams in baseline, target and roadmap development, transition planning, system and security management and segment architecture.
  • Build and maintain architecture portfolio translating business strategies into IT investments.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of information security standards and best practices, such as NIST, PCI, ISO 27001, MAR and others as applicable.
  • Work with Security Architecture team, Information Security team, and appropriate stakeholders to prepare and present relevant information on security status as required.
  • Good working knowledge of current IT risks and experience implementing security solutions for on premise and cloud.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or equivalent work experience required. Equivalent years of experience are determined as one year of technical experience for every year of college requested.


  • 7 years – Experience as an individual contributor leading a team in the design and implementation of one or more of the following: application and integration, data, technology and/or security architecture required.


  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills and ability to perform non-routine analytical tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to act as a mentor
  • Ability to Lead projects and produce run-book documentation, including procedures and job-aids required
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or function in a team environment, sharing responsibilities, roles, and accountability
  • Knowledge of reference SDLC, architectures, technology trends and implementation experience, to translate business and technical into a solution blueprint which represents an end to end solution within area of specialty.
  • Strong background in Application, Security, Agile, and Solution Development
  • Ability to bridge communications on complex needs and requirements between technical and business-oriented audiences

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Experience with data warehouse replacement solution, data security program as part of cybersecurity maturity, data anonymization/de-identification for test data management, and encryption and key management.
  • Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning experience.

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