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Information Security Architect

  • Location: Durham, 27707
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Information Security Architect to join their team for a contract role!

Our client has more than 5,000 employees and is the number 1 health insurer in the state of North Carolina serving more than 3.89 million customers. Health care is changing, and our client is leading the way by provide innovative solutions that simplify the health care system, improve efficiency and outcomes, and help rein in costs. Our client is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham, NC.

Position: Information Security Architect
Term: 6 + Months
Location: Remote, USA

Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years of information security vulnerability management experience. In lieu of degree, 6 years of information security vulnerability management experience.
  • Familiarity in the following areas: security engineering, security operations/ administration, incident response, audit, controls and risk management.
  • Broad based technical security systems and safeguard knowledge with specialization in Threat and Vulnerability Management.
  • Prior experience with architecture processes, strategies and standards is required.
  • Familiar with performing IT consultative services, experience with demonstrated skills in translating business requirements to technical solutions is necessary.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technical integrations, technologies and processing environments.
  • Experience coordinating vendor solution delivery and partnering effectively with vendors to meet business needs.
  • Familiarity with security architecture processes, strategies and standards
  • Knowledge of information security concepts- Data Loss Prevention, Intrusion Prevention, Threat and Vulnerability Management, and Identity and Access Management..

Desired Skills

  • Experience performing vulnerability scanning and analysis in Tenable.SC and Tenable.IO
  • Experience performing vulnerability management within cloud environments, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience developing automation of vulnerability management functions through scripting (Powershell, Python, etc.)
  • Systems engineering experience in Windows, Linux, and Unix
  • Experience visualizing data and creating metrics through Microsoft PowerBI

Description/Comment:
The Information Security Architect is a senior security staff member with a focus on system compliance and vulnerability management responsible for evaluating, recommending, and validating security systems hardening security controls, and treatment of vulnerabilities. This person will own the development, maintenance, and publishing of corporate-level information security standards, including compliance monitoring procedures; assist in resolving security policy issues and implementing security procedures.

Functions of the role include, conducting scanning to identify vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, performing risk analysis and the prioritization of findings, communicating and collaborating on remediation efforts, and consulting on the treatment of vulnerabilities and misconfigurations found in traditional IT infrastructure, the cloud, containers, and applications.

  • Maintain and regularly update technical security standards to guide the enterprise in effective system hardening.
  • Proactively identify improvements and design, revise and maintain relevant vulnerability management standard operating procedures and runbooks. Provide guidance to other members of the Vulnerability Management team.
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, and triage vulnerabilities and misconfigurations identified through open-source information, industry-generated intelligence, and vulnerability scanner data.
  • Build partnerships and collaborate with members of the enterprise to discuss vulnerability and compliance findings and develop and implement methods by which to reduce and mitigate risk.
  • Build, maintain, and improve upon the functions of the vulnerability and compliance scanning solutions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the scanning tools.
  • Proactively identify improvements and design, revise and maintain relevant vulnerability management standard operating procedures and runbooks. Provide guidance to other members of the Vulnerability Management team.
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, and triage vulnerabilities and misconfigurations identified through open-source information, industry-generated intelligence, and vulnerability scanner data.
  • Build partnerships and collaborate with members of the enterprise to discuss vulnerability and compliance findings and develop and implement methods by which to reduce and mitigate risk.
  • Discover opportunities for improvement in the vulnerability management program and drive efforts to continuously improve upon and expand its effectiveness.
  • Build, improve upon, and deliver operational metrics and readouts on the performance of the Vulnerability Management program, and the asset teams performing remediation.
  • Build, maintain, and improve upon the functions of the vulnerability and compliance scanning solutions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the scanning tools.
  • Maintain and regularly update technical security standards to guide the enterprise in effective system hardening.
  • Proactively identify improvements and design, revise and maintain relevant vulnerability management standard operating procedures and runbooks. A Provide guidance to other members of the Vulnerability Management team.
  • Build and distribute vulnerability bulletins and advisories to various members of the enterprise to provide and maintain situational awareness of vulnerability risk.

****To be eligible to contract at this client you must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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