Security Architect


Encore Technologies

Security Architect

The IT Security Architect is responsible for developing the enterprise security architecture and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure cybersecurity principles and standards are being met throughout the development and implementation of networks, systems, and applications throughout the business. As a subject matter expert, the IT Security Architect will also assist in responding to existing and potential customer inquiries as it relates to cybersecurity.

  • 100% remote opportunity

Essential Functions:

  • Recommends improvements to the overall security architecture leveraged within the company. Develops and recommends improvements to corporate security policy and standards.
  • Develops and maintains security configuration baselines to be applied consistently within the organization.
  • Designs, tests, and implements new security infrastructure as directed by leadership.
  • Works closely with product and application development teams to ensure appropriate alignment with cybersecurity principles and direction. Provides cybersecurity guidance to application teams. Provides oversight/audit to ensure application security initiatives are maintained.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for product teams and continually researches the changing threat landscape and emerging security trends, tools, and techniques, and considers the business implications on the company.
  • Responds to existing and potential customer cybersecurity inquiries.
  • Serves as an active member of the IT risk management committee.

Experience and Education:

  • 10+ years in information technology with a minimum of 4+ years with a cybersecurity focus.
  • A four-year technical degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Broad information technology and application development knowledge.
  • AWS, Azure, or other cloud design, implementation, and/or administration experience.
  • Deep practical knowledge of security and compliance frameworks and implementation experience.
  • Solid experience with DevSecOps tools and techniques.
  • IT or security certifications are a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A critical thinker that is able to solve complex business and technical problems, balancing security with productivity.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with management, associates, and with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to independently multi-task and prioritize workload without procrastination.
  • A constant learner of IT and cybersecurity trends.

Encore Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce.

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