Enterprise Security Architect

security, architecture, asset management, change management, configuration management, firewalls, security infrastructure, enterprise architecture, NIST, Zachman
Full Time
$120,000 - $140,000

Job Description

Codeworks is an IT Services firm in SE Wisconsin, known for our strong commitment to quality and for our direct client relationships.  

Who We’re Looking For!...

A Security Architect for a direct hire role located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

As a senior member of Information Security team this enterprise-wide role is integral in defining and assessing the organization's security strategy, architecture and practices. The enterprise security architect will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services, evaluate and incorporate emerging technologies and evaluate changes to the threat landscapes. Interacts with senior leaders across the enterprise and acts as a trusted senior advisor.


  • Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology and threat drivers
  • Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
  • Develop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices
  • Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operations
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide security-planning advice
  • Assist in the development of security technology standards and patterns that will be utilized within the environment
  • Validate security configurations and access to security infrastructure tools, including firewalls, IPSs, WAFs and anti-malware/endpoint protection systems.
  • Review network segmentation to ensure least privilege for network access• Liaise with the Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) team to conduct security assessments of existing and prospective vendors
  • Liaise with the IT Security GRC team to review and evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of security-related controls
  • Support the testing and validation of internal security controls• Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics


  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in a related field or equivalent experience in the industry. 
  • Strong oral and presentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks including but not limited to NIST CF, HITRUST CSF, ISO 27001
  • Strong knowledge of laws and regulations including but not limited to PCI-DSS, HIPAA-HITECH
  • Experience in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman, or TOGAF
  • Direct, hands-on experience or strong working knowledge of managing security infrastructure e.g., firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application firewalls (WAFs), endpoint protection, SIEM and log management technology
  • Strong working knowledge of vulnerability management practices and tool
  • Direct experience designing IAM technologies and services such as AD, LDAP, and/or AWS IAM
  • Strong working knowledge of IT service management – ITIL related services – Change management, Configuration management, Asset management, Incident management, Problem management, etc.
  • Experience designing and securing applications and infrastructures in cloud environments such as AWS and/or Azure Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience required • Multiple certifications preferred

Local candidates to Milwaukee area will be given priority. If you feel that you meet the qualifications listed above and are open to working in the Milwaukee area, please forward your resume in Word format to kristy.harmann@codeworks-inc.com.


Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with an office in Madison, WI—Codeworks has over 23+ years of experience serving Fortune 1000 companies in Wisconsin as well as our client's national locations. Our recruiting team is extremely good at evaluating, advising, and connecting IT professionals with new opportunities that will satisfy their expectations both in salary and opportunity for growth.

For more information, please visit our website at:  www.codeworks-inc.com.

 For priority career/job posting updates, please follow us on Twitter: @CodeworksIT



Dice Id : 10110708
Position Id : 6606093
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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