Security Architect

it security, security certifications
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

The opportunity:

  • The Security Architect serves as the subject matter expert supporting multiple disciplines of information security, including security architecture, solutions design and implementation.
  • Handles development of standards/procedures in compliance with policies and federal regulation and
    security best practices.
  • Manages the secure operation of the company s computer systems, firewalls, servers and network connections.
  • Provides security solutions to internal customer and constituents.
  • Partners with project teams to ensure that security is designed in to all technology initiatives.
  • Recognizes areas of improvement within the environment and balances those initiatives with organizational goals.

How will you impact WestRock:

  • Acquire a complete understanding of WestRock technology and information systems.
  • Research, plan and design robust security architectures for any IT project.
  • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures.
  • Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols.
  • Build relationships and collaborate with other architects across IT to ensure all visions are aligned.
  • Provide technical supervision for WestRock security engineering team.
  • Conduct and attend project meetings to provide security and governance input throughout project lifecycles.
  • Develop security requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls and related network devices.
  • Design public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures.
  • Prepare cost estimates and identify integration issues.
  • Review and approve installation of firewall, VPN, routers, IDS, scanning technologies and servers.
  • Test final security structures to ensure they behave as expected.
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments.
  • Oversee security awareness programs and educational efforts.
  • Respond immediately to security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis.

What you need to succeed:

  • 8-10 years of relevant IT experience, including exposure to business planning, systems analysis and application development. 5 years of experience focused on security.
  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent in related field of study, including any of the following but not limited to: Information Systems, Network Engineering or Information Security.
  • Security certifications are desired, such as: CISSP, SSCP, CCNA Security, CCIE, MCSE, MCITP, SANS GSEC, CISM, FireEye Certifications.
  • Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies.
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems.
  • Perimeter security controls firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control and network segmentation.
  • Routers, switches and VLAN security; wireless security.
  • Security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and DDOS mitigation technologies.
  • Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and security architecture.
  • Network security architecture development and definition.
  • Knowledge of third-party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies.
  • Must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal direction.
  • Malware reverse engineering skills a plus.
  • Strategic thinker with strong communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential.
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Dice Id : 101wrock
Position Id : req12298
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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