Cloud Security Architect

at Charles Schwab
Published January 16, 2023
Location Sacramento, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

**Your Opportunity**

**This role can be telecommute**

The Security Design & Innovation team handles the Firm's security strategy and domain security architecture vision and development. We drive and synchronize security strategies aligned with technology and business priorities along with validating future directions through security research and innovation.

In this role, the Junior Cloud Security Architect will be responsible for identifying, designing, and developing leading cloud security across a broad portfolio of public cloud services and related technology systems, and the assessment of new and emerging cloud security technologies at enterprise scale.

Help us protect the Cloud from the most advanced threats. As a Junior Cloud Security Architect, you will work with product engineers designing and implementing our core platform services. This highly dynamic, hands-on role will work in-depth with our scaled, event-driven, distributed infrastructure to ensure performance and protection are evenly balanced.

**What you are good at**

+ Builds and leverage threat models to secure core cloud platform services

+ Establishes protections/requirements to enable product team usage of emergent cloud features

+ Co-authors next generation cloud platform designs accounting for evolving threat and product landscapes

+ Describes solutions intent within the solutions associated operating environment, determines the primary systems/subsystems & their interfaces, and defines functional & non-functional requirements

+ Ensures solutions are fit for purpose and ensures their use by working with stakeholders, vendors/service providers, and evaluating the impact of strategic design decisions

+ Contributes to the development of best practices including standardized templates

+ Works with Product Managers/Owners to plan and prioritize technology focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics/features and expand into new opportunities

+ Clarifies the architecture for the engineering teams to support implementation and provides solutions to resolve any architectural impediments

+ Performs both design and code reviews to ensure all functional & non-functional requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (e.g., security, scalability, usability, reliability, maintainability, and performance)

+ Developing security patterns, standards, and architectural decision records to ensure Schwab data at rest, in motion or in use is properly secured.

+ Design and develop data security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid-based systems.

**What you have**

+ Experience designing and implementing security services/solutions which were applied to GCP, Azure, and AWS

+ In-depth knowledge of cloud platforms, Linux, and security at scale

+ Experience working with engineering product teams and bringing solutions to market

+ Demonstrated capabilities to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse teams

+ Understanding of compliance needs and evidence collection

+ Moderate ability to create scripts, perform automation, and aggregate data for analysis

+ A combination of confidence and independence...with the prudence to know when to ask for help

+ Demonstrates flexibility within a variety of changing situations, while working with individuals and groups.

+ 4-year college/university degree required

+ Minimum 10+ years of experience building and managing security infrastructure and solutions in the financial industries

+ Strong ability to effectively communicate with and present to the senior leadership team

+ Experience with assessment, development, implementation, integration, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes in on premise, public, private, and hybrid cloud environments

+ Experience with Hybrid cloud architectures and designs

+ Must have experience with Internet Application Hosting architectures, best practices, and related technologies to effectively protect externally facing applications

+ Experience with DevSecOps process, Infrastructure as Code/Policy as Code, Container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes), API Gateways, and other common web application technologies is preferred

+ Strong knowledge of enterprise security concepts/frameworks and products, secure design principles and best practices

+ FedRAMP, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-190, CSA, CIS Benchmarks, ISO 27000 series, COBIT, etc.

+ Good written and verbal communication skills a must.

+ Must be able to design and create technical solution/process documentation quickly and succinctly

+ Must be a self-starter, strong leader who is able to manage, develop and nurture a team of senior engineers and architects; work with limited supervision & be able to work well with others in a globally diverse IT (Information Technology) environment

+ Understanding of cryptography as it relates to application, network, and cloud security

+ CISSP, CCSP, TOGAF certification is preferred. Any other Information Security oriented certifications a plus.

+ Any Cloud Security or Cloud Architecture certifications is preferred.

_"In addition to the salary range, this role is also eligible for bonus or incentive opportunities."_

**Why work for us?**

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home-today and in the future. Explore further (https://content.schwab.com/web/retail/public/about-schwab/charles\_schwab\_recruitment\_guide\_2020.pdf) .

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here (https://www.aboutschwab.com/EEO) to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call 800-275-1281 (tel:800-275-1281) .

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

Why work for us?

Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home-today and in the future. Explore further (https://content.schwab.com/web/retail/public/about-schwab/charles_schwab_recruitment_guide_2020.pdf).

Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here (https://www.aboutschwab.com/EEO) to see the policy.

Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call 800-275-1281.

TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

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