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Data Security Architect

  • Location: Greenway Plaza, Texas, 77046
  • Salary: 74.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Contract Opportunity with 90-Year Old Global Investment Firm

Position: Data TISO/Security Architect

Location: Houston, Texas 77046

Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for advisory, review and approval of security designs, configurations, baselines, and technical standards.
  • Assess effectiveness of data security controls i.e. encryption, data classification, DLP and report risk to the security management and risk register.
  • Work on identifying and driving implementation of appropriate controls, processes, and remediation of non-compliance.
  • Provide security advisory services to Information Security / IT on projects & general support matters.
  • Owns the collaboration between Information Security, Privacy and IT teams to support data security program. This will include driving the awareness and adoption of data classification across business units.
  • Work with stakeholders, IT and Business to align data security standards with business goals and objectives.
  • Contribute and execute on security strategy, drive data security projects, and ensure implementation and transition to operational support.
  • Assist in research, design, and advocate new technologies, architectures, and security products that will support data driven initiatives.
  • Assists security Incident Response and forensic teams in the investigation as required.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 10+ years of IT experience with 6+ years focused on Security.
  • Experience in database access controls, database compliance (Oracle, SQL), cloud based data solutions, encryption tools, and DLP tools.
  • Demonstrated experience running an enterprise wide initiative and understanding of all domains of security.
  • Ability to engage with senior leaders to define requirements and implement technology solutions that add value and reduce risk.
  • Expert knowledge of data encryption/masking technologies applied against structured data, unstructured data, storage & backups, email, file sharing, B2B connections.
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal) and listener.
  • CISSP (or equivalent) required

Even better if you have:

  • TOGAF or Zachman (or equivalent) preferred; AWS Solution Architect (or equivalent).
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in a technical discipline.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!