Senior IT Security Architect

Architecture, Best practices, Compliance, Cyber security, DevOps, Documentation, Enterprise architecture, FIT, NIST SP 800 Series, Security, Security controls, Project estimation, Infrastructure architecture, Infrastructure, Information assurance, Project delivery, IT security, Functional design, Technical support
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Clover Consulting has a large, direct client in Lansing, MI in need of a Senior IT Security Architect.   Term of this contract position is 12 months with good chance of multi-year extensions.   LOCAL CANDIDATES PREFERRED - this position requires work to be performed onsite 2 days per week with the work from home.

Senior IT Security Architect Job Description

Establish the target security/infrastructure architecture for security platforms.

  • Acts as consultant and subject matter expert to leadership and project sponsor in defining the vision, objective and scope of major security related work projects and programs.
  • Consults with project delivery teams and solution providers to implement security architecture frameworks and solutions.
  • Consults and researches with vendor product specialists/sales, independent research organizations, on-site support engineers and fellow architects and administrators on best-fit technologies and also ensure compliance to department policies & standards and technology roadmap.
  • Coordinate with Enterprise Architecture team for technology validation or suggestions for alternative solutions. If necessary, initiate Solution Assessments, Infrastructure Service Requests, and any applicable required documentation to implement the new technology.
  • Experience equivalent to site reliability engineering, DevOps, and/or DevSecOps
  • Advocates the use of emerging cyber security best practices, technologies, developing standards and procedures, promoting the usage of automated tools, developing strategies, and aligning practices with strategic initiatives.
  • Authors requirements, including definition of dependencies on infrastructure consolidation efforts.
  • Authors design related artifacts (Functional Design, System Design, Security Architecture)
  • Produce architectural framework documents i.e., white papers, guidance documents, best practices, technical reports, etc.
  • Performs security architecture and general security reviews for new infrastructure and system implementations
  • Define Security/Information Assurance requirements (and dependencies).
  • Specify key architectural aspects of the architecture view and identify other aspects that need definition.
  • Project contributor representing security and participates in project plan development
  • Provides project estimates based on past experience with security implementation-based projects and programs
  • Leverage broad-based understanding of technology areas and end-to-end knowledge of current installations to craft architectural solutions or standards that can be applied across the enterprise.
  • Provide strategic and architectural support for Cybersecurity as a Subject Matter Expert.
  • Provide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to security controls (e.g., NIST 800-37, 800-53, 800-171, 800-204, 800-207, CIS, and related)
  • Provide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g., TOGAF or related)

Qualified candidates please apply with resume.  

Dice Id : 10108584
Position Id : AF-SecArchLans
Originally Posted : 5 days ago
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