Cloud Security Architect

  • AFLAC,
  • Columbus, GA
  • 28 minutes ago
Application, Computer, Systems, Security, IT, CISSP, Software, Architecture, Data Analysis, Quality, Risk Management, Development, Engineering, UML, Modeling, Network, Access, Management
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

Serves as cloud architect for information security program. Acts as liaison between information security group and information technology architecture teams, ensuring that information security principles are embodied in corporate business and technology strategies; researches, analyzes, designs, proposes, and prototypes solutions to protect Aflac's information assets while supporting business and technology strategies; holds technical ownership of Application and Technology portfolio as it relates to security.

May participate in the development of technology roadmap, identifying key interfaces and components impacting security posture, proposing changes to application frameworks to enhance security and/or cloud suitability, and identifying security gaps in existing architecture and opportunities for improving architectural security posture; performs systems analysis and design, system modeling, integration planning, and technology and component selection to ensure architectural consistency and coherence between technical and business processes.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Researches and evaluates software/hardware products and industry trends to assist in project development and operational support activities

Analyzes the current architecture to identify weaknesses and to develop opportunities for improvements such as enhancing authentication and reducing attack surface

Participates in development of security technology roadmap and technology strategy for the information security organization

Ensures that new initiatives and solutions targeted for cloud support established security principles; integrates security requirements into architectural requirements and framework strategy

Analyzes and evaluates current and proposed corporate application portfolio to validate enforcement of security principles, identify integration issues, and recommend adjustments to controls framework to maximize controls effectiveness

Assesses the security of network and/or platform facilities; works with appropriate teams on cloud solution designs and architectures by reviewing and recommending end-user, topology, physical, security, performance, and interoperability requirements

Works with security engineers to develop effective cloud security principles and technical standards

Develops and presents "white papers" on current and future technology trends and their impact on the security of the enterprise

Performs other related duties as required

Professional-Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security, and Eight to ten years of experience in multiple IT areas and relevant security architecture experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

CISSP certificate preferred

Advanced or expert knowledge and understanding of cloud (either Amazon AWS or MS Azure) security architecture with experience using cloud capabilities to achieve digital business transformation required

Experience developing architecture in support of relevant regulatory and industry compliance frameworks (HIPAA, GLBA. PCI, etc.) required

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Cloud platforms (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)


  • Distributed Processing


  • Internet Computing


  • Mainframe Computing


  • Software Evaluation


  • Schematic Architecture Design


  • Data Analysis


  • Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming


  • Data Integrity and Quality Assurance


  • Develop Design Specifications


  • Risk Management


  • Development Methodology and Procedures


  • Software Development Security


  • Engineering Systems Architectures


  • UML (Unified Modeling Language)


  • Communication and Network Security


  • Identity and Access Management


  • Client Server Computing


Organizational Competencies

Acting with Integrity, Communicating Effectively, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA
Dice Id : 10109603
Position Id : 384
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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