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Senior Security Architect

Company: Primient
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Security Architect The Senior Security Architect will develop an effective and integrated Information Security Architecture across the enterprise. About Us:Building a Better Future through Nature and ScienceUsing scientific expertise and technical know-how, we provide high-quality products for our customers in the food, beverage, paper, packaging, personal care, apparel, and animal nutrition industries.Sustainable, natural products have become increasing popular for consumers becoming conscious of their consumption. With this awareness, we aim to help improve the brands we work with and make them more sustainable for all.About the role:The Senior Security Architect is responsible for the information security requirements, security and infrastructure standards, policies, procedures, and best practices. You will also be also be considered as a mentor to team members. Key Responsibilities of the role are:

  • Foster partnerships with business units, management, and peers to help promote security across the organization, to better understand our customer s perspective regarding their area, and better understand how security can ensure the organization meets its objectives in a risk controlled manner
  • Develop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices
  • Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology and threat drivers
  • The candidate will require strong communication and negotiation skills in order to convey and influence management and stakeholders to coordinate on behalf of security regarding efforts to address Information Security risk based frameworks, standards, and policies.
  • Candidate will be considered a SME in all things security/risk and should be inclined to mentor, lead, and/or communicate across organization as an expert consultant regarding information security, security solutions, and risk.
  • Maintain an information security reference architecture and communicate the architecture requirements to both technical and management partners across the organization.
  • Planning IT solutions on behalf of IT Security from a budget and technical perspective, including integration of other systems, impact on overall environment, and ensuring implementation of solution has been designed, planned, documented, and tested prior to go-live.
  • Maintain and enhance organization s risk levels and implemented security controls by monitoring the security environment for its effectiveness, conducting security analysis on various controls and systems, identifying gaps, educating users, and recommending and implementing improved solutions.
  • Own and lead efforts in promoting a risk aware culture by adding value to your customer s goals and objectives, seeking opportunities to promote security within the organization, and by aligning your customer s objectives and goals to the organization s risk profile.What you ll need to have:
    • Extensive experience providing thought leadership and counsel to both business & technical audiences
    • 10 or more years of relevant work experience in information security, risk management, security architecture, and/or compliance
    • Extensive system integration experience in multi-platform environments
    • Experience with developing solutions to business problems
    • Experience developing Information Security risk models
    • Experience with cloud-based technologies, solutions, and standards
    • Experience with Network and Network Security best practices
      • Strong analytical, modeling and security simulation expertise
      • Experience developing strategic plans and budgets with business leaders to set technical direction
      • Visionary thinker that can anticipate future secure computing capabilities
      • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and mentor less experienced staff
      • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
      • Experience with common information security frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x, the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and NIST Cyber Security Framework
      • Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the European Union Privacy Directive, and GDPR
      • Experience with working with developers and applications teams in applying the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) standards into the Software Development and Life Cycle (SDLC) process. Including an understanding of static and dynamic code testing.
      • Strong acumen in various security technologies and their applications, including but limited to Data Loss Protection (DLP), Digital Rights Management (DRM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and encryption, Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM), Role Based Access Controls (RBAC), malware and threat management, vulnerability management, proxies, mail gateways, firewall technology, network security, and various operating systems
      • A bachelor s degree in information systems or equivalent work experience; a M.B.A or MS in information security is a plus
      • A security certificate (such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP , Certified Cloud Security Professional CCSP , System Security Certified Practitioner SSCP , Certified Information System Auditor CISA or Global Information Assurance Certification GIAC ) a plusLocationThis role is based in Chicago, Illinois but we will look at a form of hybrid/remote working.What we can offer youAt Primient you will have the opportunity to drive end to end to end solutions, while owning a high level of accountability and ownership. Additionally, you will have access to:
        • Flexible working policy
        • Competitive salary
        • 401 K matching and non contingent matching plans
        • Healthcare/Medical insurance California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process. Primient is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Primient, Hoffman Estates , Senior Security Architect, Professions , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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