|Job Ref:||83881||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Georgia||City:||Savannah||Address:||Post Date:||16/10/2016 05:14|
BachelorÂ¿s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related disciplines. Ten (10) years hands-on technical information security experience with a minimum of 5 years as a security architect.|
Position Purpose: Provides information security architecture leadership in support of the company's IT security strategy. Partners with stakeholders across the organization to securely achieve the functional requirements of business initiatives balancing security with business and IT requirements. Acts as the security technical authority on information security architecture and is responsible for ensuring the design of business solutions that meet appropriate security and compliance requirements.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:1. Establish a strategic security architecture vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with overall business and IT strategies, and the enterprise architecture.2. Partner in multiple projects and initiatives to apply security architecture requirements, develop solutions, integrate security into solution designs, access risks of security gaps, and develop architecture remediation.3. Define and maintain architectural frameworks/patterns, processes, standards and guidelines related to systems, business or data architecture.4. Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective solutions.5. Develop methodology/framework for providing consistent and repeatable security architecture guidance to enterprise projects by working with various IT teams and business customers and groups.6. Provide security architecture guidance built on principles of balancing security advice with business and IT needs.7. Research and recommend tools to manage security analysis, process, and incident management.8. Serve as info security advisor to key IT and business stakeholders, establishing trust relationships through active engagement and collaboration.9. Perform software/hardware testing for pre-production solutions, enhancements and/or upgrades to ensure security standards and expectations are met.10. Track new and emerging security breach threats and architect security tool countermeasures designed to detect or eliminate threats.11. Contribute to business and IT enterprise risk assessments; propose and lead initiatives to reconcile risks that do not conform to business expectations.12. Assist in development of processes and procedures that measure controls efficacy.13. Implement and monitor compliance with InfoSec policies and procedures; refer issues/concerns to the appropriate executive management representative.
Additional Functions:1. Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements:1. A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.2. Five (5) years in a leadership role within an IT environment or business area function(s) with experience in vendor/contract negotiations.3. Expert level knowledge of security principals and technologies and IT Risk Regulatory Landscape4. Experience in design and implementation of security solutions5. Practical knowledge of development lifecycles, as well as project management concepts and controls6. Advanced security certifications, preferred CISSP7. Thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking, Active Directory, DHCP, and DNS8. Understanding of security controls for common platforms and devices including Windows, Linux, Unix, networking equipment and public, private and hybrid cloud solutions9. Solid knowledge of the IT Risk Regulatory Landscape.10. Practical knowledge of development lifecycles, as well as project and program management concepts and controls.11. Expert knowledge in current info security methodologies and best practices.