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Security Architect

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JF/168004
  • Sector: Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

Security Architect – Information Security, Architect, Governance, Cyber Risk, Energy, Perm, Houston

Our leading energy provider client is requiring a Security Architect to assist in the development of its information security architecture. We are seeking a multifaceted information security leader who can perform the fundamental roles of a security architect, which include but are not limited to: enhance and implement information security architecture, identify risks/opportunities across the enterprise’s technical landscapes, and collaborate with system developers to select appropriate design solutions. This role will assist in the assessment and definition of our client’s information security architecture while providing guidance to application and business teams.

 Main responsibilities;

  • Determine information security needs and requirements for applications, cloud services, and networks.

  • Evaluation and recommendation of Information Technology products and technologies.

  • Review information security architecture to identify issues and opportunities to enhance information security practices.

  • Integrate security controls into a cohesive architecture that mitigates risk.

  • Assist the Head of Security Architecture in conducting technology and vendor assessments.

  • Lead the development of reference architectures across applications, infrastructure, and network environments.

Requirements;

  • Minimum 7 years IT architect experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in area(s) of study such as information technology, computer science, information systems

  • Experience in developing security architecture and standards

  • Expert Information Security technical skills

  • Expert knowledge of secure reference architectures, such as infrastructure, network, and application design

  • Knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles

  • Knowledge of security technologies including: Firewall, IDS/IPS/HIDS, Anti Virus, SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning, Threat Intelligence sources & services

Successful candidates will have the ability to work autonomously and be able to bridge the gap between deep technical knowledge and information security initiatives across the firm in order to influence business development and security protocols across the company. If you are interested in the opportunity please respond via this advertisement or email Jordan Fitzpatrick on jtf@barclaysimpson.com.

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