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Cyber Security Architect

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Dec 22, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Lake Forest, IL 60045
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Cyber Security Architect. Candidate will architect and design solutions to complex security and business needs while aligning with security strategies, policies standards, guidelines and procedures. Candidate will lead the remediation of significant gaps in the security of a large enterprise. Position will encompass Cloud Security, Application Security, Infrastructure and Endpoint Security, and Database Security.


Gives guidance to and mentors SOC Analyst and Security Engineers. Provides guidance and security consulting services to IT leadership.

Collaborate with other teams as necessary to ensure customer service levels are met

Design and development of Security Solutions to protect Company IT assets (Americas)

Work closely with Infrastructure OR Software Delivery engineering teams to ensure security requirements are understood and built into the design of other enterprise services

Forecast and Establish technical requirements in concert with Architecture and Risk Management for Connectivity (intra and intercompany), Internet facing solutions, Infrastructure, Application, eCommerce, Mobility, Cloud, etc.

Provide subject matter expertise for Architecture, Planning and Roadmap sessions

Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the implementation of new or updated information security technologies

Document solutions engineered to be handed off to SOC, and other Engineering support organizations

Own Security aspects of Software OR Infrastructure Delivery life cycle

Perform product and solution life cycle management ensuring capacity, integrity and availability of all systems.

Lead the execution of more complex multi-platform changes

Participate in projects as required; analyze, design, develop and implement security solutions which protect the information assets while enabling business functionality

Lead/direct IT infrastructure OR application penetration testing using standard tools and procedures

Perform Root Cause analysis for security or availability failure and direct the remediation of Security related causes


Bachelors degree in Information Systems or related degree, or equivalent job experience.

5+ years of experience in Security solution architecture, design, and implementation across all computer platforms.

7+ years of experience in Security technology implementation and troubleshooting across all computer platforms

7+ or more years required of combined IT and security work experience with a broad exposure to infrastructure/network and multi-platform environments.

Experience and hands-on working knowledge with a variety of security technologies and processes including but not limited to Firewall, VPN, SEIM, IDS/IPS, HIDS, malware analysis and protection, content filtering, logical access controls, data loss prevention, content filtering technologies, application Firewalls, vulnerability scanners, forensics software, and security incident response.

Understanding of Cloud solution best practices and integration techniques

GIAC and ISC2 certifications such as CISSP are highly preferred.

Good understanding of Risk and Compliance framework, regulatory compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and PCI-DSS)

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a complex environment

Solid understanding of standard business processes including Change Management, Problem Management, Work Prioritization, Quality Assurance, and Continuous Improvement best practices, etc.

Reference: 1438558418

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