Solutions Architect Consultant - SecureWorks
SecureWorks is a global leader in providing intelligence-driven information security solutions. We play an important role, as no organization in the world is immune from cyberattacks and the nature of the attack is changing every day. Internet security is a problem that will never be solved. Unlike point products that address a specific technology issue, we attack the problem holistically by analyzing threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures, and develop solutions using best-of-breed technologies to protect our clients. We are one of the best in the world at understanding the threat.
In short, we give our clients an early warning capability. SecureWorks was founded in 1999 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with offices in all the major security markets around the globe. We have more than 2,000 team members, and partner with more than 4,200 clients in 59 countries to keep the bad guys out of their networks. We’ve been consistently recognized by industry analysts, readers’ polls and as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for managed security services, worldwide.
The incumbent will be responsible for translating the client’s business requirements into specific systems, applications and/or process designs for custom technical solutions. Analyzes customer requirements and designs solutions to meet the customer objectives and balances the needs of sales and delivery to design a solution that meets or exceeds the requirements of service delivery.
-Solution creation, review and approval for proposed application or infrastructure changes
-Evaluate all new or significantly change of use solutions, as related to IT infrastructure and processes
-Create / update documentation for all architected solutions
-Enhance and enforce company architectural policy and procedures
-Facilitate technical discussions across teams
-Design, develop and help guide implementation of technical solutions
-Assist in the creation of architectural guidelines and principles
-Create and define strategy and roadmaps for all things related to technology
-Communicate architectural strategy and processes and procedures to our customers (internal and external)
-Work closely with engineering and other customers through all aspects of the SDLC and service delivery process to ensure proper design and capability of the solution
As a managed security provider, SecureWorks expects its employees to understand and apply commonly known security practices and possess a working knowledge of applicable industry controls such as NIST 800-53. Employees will be expected to acknowledge their security responsibilities in writing prior to gaining access to company systems. Employees will be required to maintain a working knowledge of local security policies and execute general controls as assigned.
-Minimum of 8-10 years of experience and/or formal training with solution and/or enterprise architecture
-Strong leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels- Understanding of operational processes and their relationship to architectural solutions and serves as a technical subject matter expert to both internal and external customers
-Advanced understanding of analytical techniques for new ways of solving old problems- Ability to assess the risk and impact of IT application or infrastructure changes and has an understanding of emerging technologies and systems development best practices as applied to the architectural practice
-Uses expertise to construct solutions that encompass process, technology, project and staffing plans and participates in the construction of cost models for solution bill of materials and other related expenses
-Composes and/or consults on applicable documents (e.g. Technical Architecture Description Documents, Service Design Package documents, Product Selection matrix and testing, Technical Architecture Working Group submission documentation, etc.) that specify solution, technology, alternative product selection and other aspects of a solution
- Excellent working and practical experience of public and private cloud technologies. Including use of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and VMWare.
SecureWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: SecureWorks is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at SecureWorks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. SecureWorks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. SecureWorks encourages applicants of all ages.
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