Education & Experience required
Minimum six years of progressive security architecture experience; preferably within a professional services firm or a financial enterprise.
BA/BS degree in either Computer Science or MIS (or equivalent) preferred.
Security/Networking certifications (i.e., CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CCNA).
Certification in TOGAF, Zachman and ITIL are desirable.
Experience designing and implementing secure architecture and reference architectures.
Detailed understanding of secure network and application design concepts.
Advanced enterprise experience engineering of designing secure solutions to handle complex problems with a demonstrated ability to create security architectures that work for the business and enable success.
Ability to design solutions which can be managed at enterprise scale.
Ability to work with already installed solutions to get more breadth to accomplish a solution with already spent dollars.
Ability to work with minimal day to day direction and must be personally motivated to continually learn new, emerging technologies.
Creative thinker with an understanding of what can really work in a distributed and complex environment.
Expert at sizing systems and taking into account licensing, costs, business needs and all other aspects of large and small infrastructure designs.
Strong documentation experience and the ability to drive processes and procedures.
Strong knowledge of information risk and security principles and best practices.
Combined experience that includes understanding and exposure to the following:
Operating systems (UNIX and Windows)
Networking (switching, routing, firewalls, VPN, load balancers)
Databases (Oracle, MS SQL, Sybase and DB2)
Intrusion detection and preventions system
Vulnerability and penetration testing
Identify and Access Management
SEIM and Incident Response methodologies
Data protection solutions
Network traffic analysis and packet inspection
Authentication (multi-factor, federated models, protocols)
Certificate solutions (for 802.1x, SSL, client, email, PKI)
Secure web gateways and application level firewalls
Hosted infrastructure: IaaS, PaaS, and Saas
Standards and Frameworks (PCI, PII, Privacy, SOX, ISO, NIST, etc…)
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of business both verbally and in writing.
Team leading and coaching skills , conflict resolutions skills and excellent communication skills
Presentation skills for different layers of management.
A balanced mix of technical and business skills