Cyber Security Architect

Cyber Security Architect

Job Title: Cyber Security Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New Jersey, USA
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: RP104_1590584601
Contact Name: Raeesa Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2020 14:03

Job Description

Lawrence Harvey are working with a Financial Services organisation, headquarted in New Jersey in finding a Cloud Security Architect. This role will define strategy, engineer solutions and manage roadmaps for securing the firm's enterprise technology.

Job Responsibilites:

  • Take a leadership role in defining tools, techniques and technologies used to secure and monitor the firm's cloud infrastructure
  • Serve as an internal information security advisor and subject matter expert to the organization's cloud journey.
  • Propose, design, plan and execute strategic and tactical operational security objectives for public cloud usage.
  • Develop cloud security architecture strategies, frameworks and reference models.
  • Lead product selection efforts, including defining evaluation criteria and test plans.
  • Introduce best practices and principles to enable consistent delivery and enable alignment with long-term direction.
  • Conduct threat modeling and architecture risk analysis for Cloud deployment projects.
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Collaborate with business units and corporate partners to ensure solutions are built in consistent with the organization's policies, programs, architectural recommendations, and information security standards
  • Develops tactical response procedures for security incidents

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of demonstrated information security, risk management & compliance experience
  • 4+ years Cloud Security Architect experience with AWS, GCP, or other public cloud
  • Must have SME level knowledge of designing and implementing security guardrails for deploying applications in public Cloud environment.
  • Experience with cloud security management tools, such as Prisma Cloud, Dome9.
  • Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, or GCP Cloud Deployment Manager Templates
  • Hands-on experience with secrets management systems, including AWS,KMS, Vault, SSH Keys, etc
  • Experience in using SIEM, such as SplunkES.
  • Strong exposure to IAM technologies
  • Experience with administration of virtual environments
  • Scripting experience with JavaScript, Python, Powershell etc.
  • Expert knowledge of security industry standards and best practices - NIST, CSA, CIS etc
  • Must be able to communicate across all levels of the organization, from non-tech end user community to c-suite audiences.
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent qualifications preferred

If this role sounds of interest, please don't hesitate to apply.

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