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Randstad Security Architect in Clive, Iowa

Security Architect

job details:

  • location:Clive, IA

  • salary:$60 - $67 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:823380

job description

Security Architect

job summary:

We are seeking a talented Security Architect that is passionate about managing corporate security along with a desire to champion best practices. This role performs all functions required to design and support day-to-day data security operations across a broad suite of internal infrastructure and data processing systems. The Security Architect secures all data and enterprise information systems by determining security requirements through planning, implementing, testing, and verification of design.

The Security Architect participates in the Enterprise Architecture Review Board for review of submitted plans for assurance of secure design and alignment to internal standards. The incumbent documents security standards, policies, operating procedures and mentors cyber security team members. The Security Architect prepares analysis and recommendations for remediation of vulnerabilities and findings from application security testing, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing and verification testing of remediation. This role works with Information Technology staff and business units to assess risk and address security issues.

location: Clive, Iowa

job type: Contract

salary: $60 - 67 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Acquires a complete understanding of a company's data, technology, and information systems

  • Plans, researches and determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements, researches information security standards, conducts security and vulnerability analysis and risk assessments, studies architecture/platform of the enterprise for implementation and integration of security requirements.

  • Plans security systems and operating security controls; evaluates network and security technologies, develops requirements for local area networks (LAN's) and wide area networks (WAN's), virtual networks, and virtual private networks (VPN's), routers, firewalls, and related security devices (IDS, IPS, SIEM).

  • Designs encryption solutions including the public key infrastructure, certificate authorities, and digital signatures for hardware and software solutions in alignment with internal standards and industry best practices.

  • Implements security systems by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directs equipment and software installation and configuration, prepares preventative and reactive measures for incident response and incident management.

  • Verifies security systems, network segmentation, and remediation of security vulnerabilities through testing.

  • Maintains security by monitoring and analysis for assurance to standards, policies, and procedures. Identifies security gaps through risk assessments and review of IT infrastructure.

  • Enhances security team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions. Reviews and answers technical and procedural questions for less experienced team members; teaches improved processes; mentors team members.

  • Designs, documents and deploys cyber security systems that will be used across the environment.

  • Provides design validation for new technology and major changes within the environment.

  • Ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through the enterprise networks.

  • Participates in defining best of class security practices for enterprise networks providing high-volume financial services transactions. Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging threats and compromise vectors, industry best practices and standards, personal and professional networking, and participation within professional organizations.

  • Collaborates with other technology groups and technology architects on product strategy discussions.

  • Develops or implements open-source/third-party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats.

  • Serves as Tier 2 resource for Incident Response and operational functions.

  • Adhere to Agile principles and philosophies (Scrum or Kanban, as applicable) in fulfillment of the role.

  • Collaborate within the direct team in accordance with Team Agreement, Definition of Ready, and Definition of Done.

  • Work as a cross-functional team member in an Agile setting to help complete and deliver the team commitments.

  • Collaborate across teams and across business areas in the spirit of an Agile mindset.

  • Fulfill the role in the spirit of the Agile Manifesto, with emphasis on delivery of incremental value with frequent iterations and feedback loops.

  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 10 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • architect

  • azure adfs

  • Azure APT


  • DLP

  • Firewalls

  • Windows

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