Job Description

Information Security Architect
Job Number: 21-06685
Make your mark where innovation is the rule.  Our client is looking for a Information Security Architect in Reston, VA.
Eclaro’s client is a leading educational non-profit, committed to advancing educational opportunities around the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Enhances current state security architectures and develops target state security architectures to support projected business objectives, reflect the threat landscape, and compliment DevOps operating models.
  • Partners with other security staff, delivery teams, and business units to create and maintain comprehensive system security architectures by identifying gaps and evaluating, selecting, implementing appropriate security functions.
  • Designs and build systems to support the development and enforcement of a diverse set of security controls, while maintaining alignment to functional and business requirements.
  • Analyses the Client data ecosystem (e.g. classifications, flows, data lifecycles, etc.) and designs systems and processes accordingly to enable and safeguard mission-critical functionality.
  • Orchestrates the integration of security systems with security operational processes, building on and improving those processes across the organization.
  • Supports the development, assessment, implementation, and continual enhancement of comprehensive security roadmap(s).
  • Assists in the development of new security frameworks, principles, policies, and standards as needed by observed or anticipated business, regularity, or environmental change.
  • Participates in enterprise architecture (EA) committees and working groups and provides strategic and tactical guidance and direction related to security.
  • Updates and maintains knowledge and awareness by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Mentors team members in information security methodologies, frameworks, processes and procedures.
  • Minimum 7+ years' experience in the field of information technology with extensive exposure to numerous aspects of systems design, development, implementation, and operations as well as business planning.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in information security with knowledge and exposure to security architecture, security assessment, security program management, or security engineering.
  • Knowledge of risk and security assessment procedures, security policy implementation, authentication and authorization strategies and technologies, and the attack lifecycle.
  • Demonstrable ability to diligently execute tasks in a dynamic and cross-functional environment.
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking with abilities in relationship management.

Required Skills:
  • Knowledge and experience working with any of the following is preferred
  • Software (web servers, application servers, databases, middleware, AWS API, etc.)
  • Networking (TCP/IP, SSH, SFTP, VPN, Firewalls, Routers, etc.)
  • Server and workstation operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.)
  • Security systems (SIEM, vulnerability scanners, IPS, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to confidently present and discuss technical information.
  • Confidence and leadership as a member of project teams in working with business users in a cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical ability.
Preferred  Qualifications:
  • Industry recognized certification (e.g., CISSP, CCSP, AWS CSA, etc.)
  • Experience implementing cloud-based security solutions, AWS experience 

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Carlo Flores        
Carlo Flores | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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