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Lead Azure Security Architect - Associate Director (Remote)

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30009
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

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Position: Lead Azure Security Architect - Associate Director (Remote)
Location: Alpharetta, GA 30009 - Remote
Term: 3 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Provides innovative and practical designs that account for the end-to-end solution of a system that is in line with the business objectives.
  • Stays up to date with changes in software and technology most relevant to the company and promotes the use of new solutions and emerging technologies to maximize efficiency, reliability and value.
  • Works across multiple technical architecture projects with varied stakeholders, providing technical leadership and advisory services to the business by anticipating needs and potential objections and contributing to project management activities.
  • Leads the relationships with development teams to ensure successful blueprinting and implementation.
  • Mentors and coaches’ junior members of the team and reviews work undertaken by more junior members of the team acting as a best practice / quality resource.
  • Leads on tool evaluation efforts including the definition of evaluation criteria, tool identification and the actual evaluation.
  • Drives adherence to development standards to promote optimization and consistency. (including code modularization and reuse)
  • Actively lead the creation and updating of Security standards and reference architectures. These reference architectures will provide direction and guidance on proper compliance with defined standards while ensuring is deploying secure infrastructure solutions.
  • Responsible for leading infrastructure assessments, making decisions on threat modeling and proper security service design and implementation.
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional peers within and outside the company platform teams of Information Technology, including second-line Risk, Enterprise Risk Management, Third Party Risk Management and Security product Procurement.
  • Drive objectivity and build consensus among internal and external the company platform stakeholders with widely divergent perspectives and motivators.
  • Interact with industry peers from vendors, third party solution providers, research organizations, solution providers, etc.
  • Lead the planning/remediation of assessment, audit, and risk findings that are posted from InfoSec.
  • Participate in and contribute to key projects and initiatives across the enterprise as well as groups including but not limited to: Architecture Review Board (ARB), Database Architecture Security Review Board (DARB), and Change Review Boards.
  • Prepare reports for senior management including presentations, metrics, and other documentation required to communicate status and maturity of the Infrastructure Security for the company Platform.
  • Participate in the development of the infrastructure security roadmap and communicate the Technology Security vision to the company platform Leadership during PI Planning.
  • Monitor and enhance secure architecture standards within the SDLC process and InfoSec Security Review sessions.
  • Identify and establish core architectural principles to enhance the security of services and solutions being delivered on the company Platform.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 4-6 years of experience in information systems architecture methodologies.
  • Knowledge of systems architecture Good interpersonal, communication, consultative, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work and team effectively with clients, management and its staff members.

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

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