Cloud Security Architect

at TEKsystems, Inc
Location Stamford, CT
Date Posted April 13, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Top Skills:

1. 7+ years' experience in a role that demonstrates technical expertise in relevant security domains (Information, Cyber, Data, Cloud, Infrastructure Security)

2. Demonstrable experience specifying, designing and implementing security systems architectures and controls specifically within a IAAS, SAAS 3rd party hosted environment.

3. Identity, federation and authentication technologies (SAML)

4. Ability and proven track record of working with project teams to define security requirements for security architecture projects, for example application perimeter security projects, DMZ's, web proxies, Data Loss Prevention, and secure Cloud architectures.

Preferred: Formal security architecture qualifications (CCNP, Amazon, CSSK, Microsoft Azure, Akami)

The role involves the following core activities:
 Working with project and associated technology teams to ensure that security infrastructure is in place
 Ensure that the security infrastructure can support the overall security of applications and the underlying network
 Adhere to internal security standards and industry best practice.
 Specifying requirements and designing systems and processes to meet control objectives in key security domains.
 Work with application and network architects and input into change projects where new products are bought in or changes are made to existing applications or infrastructure
 Respond to challenges presented by IT from use of new technologies
 In tandem with the security consultancy team appraise IT (Application Support/Development, Infrastructure, IT Architects) of existing and new Security infrastructure or Policies pertaining to infrastructure.

 Ongoing security architecture advice and consultancy
 Provide strategic direction to the CISO of architecture design
 Keep abreast of all new industry threats, trends, best practices
 Keep the information security team and greater IT organization informed of architecture initiatives, new and existing.
 Working with IT Security consultants and IT to define security architecture requirements and implement
 Deliver new security architecture to support our client

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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