Role details

Information Security Architect

Manhattan   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to join a growing firm
  • Convenient Midtown location

About Our Client

Our client is an Investment Management firm

Job Description

  • Lead efforts to design solutions to meet unique business requirements connecting systems of high complexity and with companywide impact assisting with the initial integration and implementation of solutions
  • Serve as information security subject matter expert as well as an escalation point for other team members, security incidents and service requests
  • Provide technical support for complex, medium to high risk systems problems
  • Instill cooperation and/or resolve problems on security related activities that span other areas such as network, database management, applications development, and other systems related areas
  • Lead or direct efforts to rack, stack and install security equipment in any company location including enterprise data centers
  • Assist in designing and supporting the overall security architecture of the enterprise systems environment
  • Participate in a peer review process to ensure proposed changes are implemented following Company security standards.
  • Provide the highest level of support for troubleshooting incidents and update problem records in an incident tracking system.
  • Stays abreast ofcurrent security threats and new security technologies to integrate into security architecture design where appropriate

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE or comparable discipline preferred
  • 8+ years of hands on technical experience in an IT Security discipline
  • 4 years of hands on firewall design and implementation experience (Cisco ASA/PIX series devices preferred)
  • Expert level knowledge of security principles and technologies
  • Experience evaluating, designing and implementing security solutions
  • Fluent in risk identification, categorization, communication and mitigation
  • Skilled in threat modelling and familiar with using frameworks to guide decision making based on risk tolerance and business objectives
  • Extensive knowledge with relevant experience in at least five of the following:
  • Third party connectivity architecture and design
  • DMZ / network segmentation design best practices
  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention System tuning
  • Security hardening techniques
  • F5 load balancing / application firewall design
  • Antivirus / Endpoint protection design
  • Vulnerability scanning lifecycle management
  • Penetration testing / remediation
  • Proxy architecture / design
  • Privileged access management architecture / design
  • Single Sign On (SSO) architecture / design
  • Network Access Control (NAC) architecture / design
  • High level of knowledge in other technical areas such as desktops, servers, database management and networking so incumbent can represent security on major cross functional problems that span these areas
  • Broad knowledge of diagramming tools and monitoring tools
  • Excellent organizational skills and superior troubleshooting / problem solving ability
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
  • Ability to explain complex problems and concepts to all levels in the organization

What's on Offer

Commensurate on experience

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