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Infrastructure Architect - Security Posted on: 03/02/2020

Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc
  • 5 to 7 Year(s)
  • -
  • ATLANTA-30305, GA, US

Scripting Languages, Linux operating systems

  • Job Description


    A global financial organization is actively seeking a well-rounded Infrastructure Architect who has strong experience with Security to join their Systems Architecture team.

    The Systems Architecture team is a cross-discipline team that takes a system view on solution development within the Operations group at the company.

    The role of an Infrastructure Architect is to support and work with members of the engineering and development teams, operations team, and company leadership to ensure that the organization continues to delivery on objectives.

    Each person within the Systems Architecture team has their own focus – but this Infrastructure Architect will ideally have grown from a hands-on systems or network engineer into an architect and has recent experience working on Security initiatives.

    The ideal candidate will not be part of a Cyber Security team but should be an Infrastructure Architect who has done a lot of security work and can look at new solutions from a security perspective.

    This role is still very hands-on technical and enterprise level experience is strongly preferred.


    Provide architecture and best practice leadership related to the implementation of security solutions

    Develop and define security standards

    Responsible for alignment of perimeter security architecture and design standards with business strategy, service delivery, and client and vendor relationships

    Focus on protecting infrastructure, data, endpoint, IAM, threats & vulnerability across the technology and business platform

    Apply advanced knowledge of the business and IT architecture principles to identify and evaluate alternatives solutions

    Help identify gaps in current enterprise security guidance

    Review security plans, processes, and strategies to identify areas for improvement or update

    Create/update Enterprise Security Architecture Guidance in the form of Design Patterns, Standards, and Implementation Guides

    Create diagrams and documentation with all components that comprise IT systems including network topology with security measures and vulnerabilities

    Develop Enterprise Security Architecture Metrics

    Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks

    Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans

    Serve as a security architecture expert

    Work closely with subject matter experts to develop and deliver complete security architecture solutions

    Provide governance recommendations for all existing cloud services and methodologies for testing and certifying new Cloud services

    Assure that all logging and monitoring concerns are well understood and implemented according to regulations


    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field

    5+ years in information security with Windows and Linux operating systems

    Knowledge of engineering methods in a field of specialty (Systems, Storage, Security, Network, Cloud)

    Strong familiarity with networking, virtualization and general IT systems

    Previous experience in domains of identity, authentication, and information security

    Programming/Scripting Languages: Python, Perl, PowerShell

    Extensive background in designing security architectures for global enterprises

    Experience designing and implementing an Enterprise Security Architecture process and methodology

    Experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices

    Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways

    Knowledgeable of architecture frameworks

    Has experience in developing enterprise security design patterns, standards, and guidelines

    Broad knowledge of core information security principles (e.g. access control, least privilege, data integrity) and security capabilities

    Knowledge of a product technology and system level integration

    Industry certification preferred (CISSP, CISA, GIAC, CCSP, Cloud provider certifications)

    Technical certifications are not required but considered an asset are: CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GPEN, GCFE, CCNA, CCNP

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Ability to conduct presentations to peers, cross- functional teams and director level of leadership

    Understanding/Knowledge of global frameworks and standards like NIST, CIS, etc.

  • Infrastructure architect
    Information Technology
  • No Preference
    FullTime Job
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Doug Klares
1350 Broadway, Suite 2205, NEW YORK-10018, NY
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