Security Architect

The Security Architect position will provide guidance on the design, implementation and development of solutions for all aspects of information security. This role will have a very broad understanding of all aspects of security and technology – including policies, standards and regulatory requirements. The solutions shall be designed to mitigate and/or reduce business exposure to information security risksRisks may include, but not limited to, cyber securityinformation security, data loss prevention, intrusion prevention, and the availably of information systems. This role will lead virtual groups and projects.


  • Implement solutions that comply with Assurant Information Security Policies and Standards
  • Lead virtual projects and technical teams on implementing security solutions across the enterprise
  • Conduct security architecture and risk assessments for internal and external clients and business partners at the request of the senior security leaders and/or Information Security Office
  • Ensure requirements are aligned to information security policies, standards and align to best practices
  • Promote and help remediate gaps in regard to security architecture
  • Provide support for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Assess current state and maturity levels of existing security infrastructures, frameworks, methodologies, platforms
  • Manage and lead security projects and/or initiatives
  • Provide technical and governance leadership for business security initiatives
  • Guide information security implementations & policy enforcement throughout Assurant
  • Present security assessments, risks and posture to technical and leadership teams
  • Develop secure architecture standards, requirements and documents – including policies as directed

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ of experience the field of IT, Information Security, Compliance, Audit or Risk (with a broad range of exposure to all aspects of business continuity, systems analysis, risk management, application development and information security)
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams or projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Appropriate certification:
    • Certificated Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certificated Ethical Expert (CEH)
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • Certificated Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Technical skills and understanding of IT infrastructure, applications and governance
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Understand one of the following areas: security, compliance, audit, risk management and business continuity.
  • Experience with operating system internals, networks, applications, databases, and cloud technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of relevant security standards (NIST, ISO) and ability to align them to secure architecture designs
  • Familiarity with legal, regulatory and industry security requirements and frameworks. Including the following:
  • International Organization for Standards (ISO/IEC 27001)
  • Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI – DSS)
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)

Assurant is a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and deliver a great experience for their customers. We protect, connect, and support over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles, and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 300, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.

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Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family.

  • Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.
  • Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6 percent of eligible pay.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10 percent discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.
  • Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.
  • Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


Job ID – R-96016

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