Senior Cloud Security Architect - Remote EST


Depends on Experience
Accepts corp to corp applications
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 Month(s)
No Travel Required
Able to Provide Sponsorship


Architecture frameworks

Job Details

Job Title: Senior Security Architect

Job Location: EST Remote (Client is based out in Newark, NJ)

Project Duration: 12+ Months C2H

Client: BCBS

Job Description:

The Security Architect will partner with Enterprise Architects, Infrastructure and Development Teams to develop a deep technical understanding of Horizons technology ecosystem. Incumbent will conduct architecture reviews, threat modeling, identify risks and advise IT, business owners and technical teams on options to mitigate the risk. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Review enterprise architecture diagrams and recommend security related enhancements.
  • Model attack vectors and design security controls to mitigate risk.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud security concepts with SaaS, PaaS and IaaS platforms and the architectural knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud services.
  • Plan, design, develop and maintain security technologies, diagrams, processes and procedures.
  • Develop and implement enterprise-wide and cross-functional integration solutions.
  • Research and recommend new industry IT cyber security models, management strategies and effective resource utilization models that can be presented to Senior Leadership (i.e. Directors and above).
  • Conduct technology reviews and audits that ensure computer systems are built to reference security architecture principles.
  • Help build security into infrastructure and architecture designs and guide the implementation with the operations team.
  • Create and deliver knowledge sharing presentations and documentation to security, developers and operations teams.


  • Prefers BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or in related field.
  • 8+ years of professional business experience in IT and/or Information Security or a Master's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or in related field with 6 years of professional work experience in IT and/or Information Security.
  • Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in product/application security, enterprise security architecture, and/or threat modeling or architecture risk analysis.

Additional licensing, certifications, registrations:

One of the following certifications preferred. CISSP, SANS/GIAC Certifications, AWS Certifications

Knowledge of:

  • Application security tools such as: HTTP and TCP proxies, fuzzers, scanners, debuggers, simulators, etc.
  • Enterprise security tools such as anti-malware, EDR, IDS/IPS, SIEM, microsegmentation, DLP, IAM
  • Common vulnerabilities in the OWASP top 10 list
  • Protocols/technologies like SOA, HTTP, SSL/TLS, LDAP, JDBC, Servlet/JSP, SQL, HTML, XML
  • Common architecture patterns such as three-tier, monolith, microservices
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Docker, and/or Kubernetes
  • Encryption standards
  • Authentication and Authorization standards such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect (OIDC), and SAML 2.0
  • Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
  • FAIR Risk Assessment

Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand software design algorithms
  • Ability to write scripts in languages such as Python, BASH, or PowerShell for automation preferred

Thanks & Regards

Rishabh Jat

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