IT Security Architect
New York, New York
October 22nd 2019
The Security Architecture (SecArch) team is part of the Technology Infrastructure Risk (TIR) organization. The mission of the SecArch team is to provide security architecture assessments of technology systems and processes to identify business risks and recommend remedial action based on established security standards or security best practices.
The SecArch Generalist is an internal consultant that is working on multiple security architecture and design assessments spanning multiple classes of technologies. It is an opportunity to get involved in multiple business units and technologies inherent to the mission of SecArch.
The Integrator works with team members (Technology, Business, Suppliers, Stakeholders and Partners) globally to perform SecArch assessments. To be successful as an Integrator the candidate must have broad technology experience coupled, risk management, communication, and time management skills.
A SecArch Generalist has the following responsibilities:
Lead SecArch deep dives with the requestor of the assessment
Prioritize risks identified in relation to business risks
Conduct assessment and provide technology risk/requirements to the requestor.
Authentication, Authorization, Auditing
Application Security Session Security, Vulnerability/Pen Testing items, Input Validation
Secure data transport and storage
Periodically review security reference architecture (security blueprints) and conduct updates/enhancements
Participate in various Operational and Technology Risk governance processes
Assist in identifying new areas and opportunities of technology investment for the firm
Skills and Experience/Soft Skills:
Excellent communication skills: written, oral, presentation, listening
Ability to influence through factual reasoning
Time management: ability to handle multiple concurrent assessments, plan based deliverable management, strong follow up and tracking
Strong focus on delivery when presented with short timelines and increased involvement from senior management
Ability to adjust communication of technology risks vs business risks based on the audience
Security Architecture Skills:
In-depth knowledge of application, network and platform security vulnerabilities. Ability to explain these vulnerabilities to developers
Experience in conducting Information Security, IT Security, Audit assessments. Presenting the outcomes of the assessment and obtaining buy-in.
Strong focus on reviewing technical designs and functional requirements to identify areas of Security weakness.
The candidate must have working experience in the following application/network security domains
Authentication: SAML, SiteMinder, Kerberos, OpenId
Entitlements and identity management
Data protection, data leakage prevention and secure data transfer and storage
App Security - validation checking, software attack methodologies
Cryptography encryption and hashing
Knowledge of standard network model and the risks that present at each layer, the functions of network equipment such as switches, routers, firewalls, proxies, VPN, and load-balancers, and to understand network architecture.
Burp Development Experience
Even though the SecArch Integrator role is not a development role, the candidate must have previous background in programming, design and application architecture.
The candidate must have a working knowledge of the primary operating systems (Unix, Windows, z/OS, Mac OS), the configuration and management of that platform at an enterprise scale, the security risks to that platform, and how to mitigate those risks.
Experience in testing tools, at least one of Veracode, Fortify, OunceLabs, AppScan, WebInspect
Job ID: A2560