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Security Solutions Architect REMOTE

  • Location: Secaucus, New Jersey, 07094
  • Salary: 86.15
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Contract Opportunity with Highly Reputable Big Four Organization

Position: Solutions Architect

Location: Secaucus New Jersey 07094

Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Drive the successful delivery of security technology investment efforts.
  • Network & team with stakeholders and sponsors across organization technology to drive business.
  • Independently motivate others as needed to support solution efforts.
  • Work with domain architects to ensure alignment with strategic objectives and targets.
  • Come up to speed with strategic artifacts and align solution efforts to those strategies.
  • Provide input into strategic direction as needed.
  • Formulate requirements which guide technology selections and solution exercises.
  • Frame and conduct various technology selection approaches including RFIs and RFPs.
  • Lead technology selection efforts from a technical perspective.

o Lead RFP question formulation and be responsible for their completion.

o Formulate technology recommendations while working with stakeholders.

  • Compile technology findings and recommendations for leadership decisions.
  • Drive proof-of-concept and implementation activities from an architectural perspective.
  • Develop and enhance solution architecture artifacts.
  • Identify technologies appropriate to incorporate in solution architectures.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure architecture diagrams, solution architecture documents and other artifacts to guide implementations.

o Translate requirements into the formulation of solutions.

  • Develop security technology standard proposals.
  • Present subject matter to project teams, governance forums and other audiences as needed.
  • Travel as needed.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field of study.
  • 12+ years of experience in the Information Technology field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a solution architecture capacity.
  • 3+ years of experience in a global organization context.
  • Experience developing detailed security and infrastructure architectures.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure technology including network security, endpoint security, data security, and cyber defense.
  • Must be well versed & educated in common Information Security practices and the CISSP domains.
  • Possess general Information Technology experience.
  • Must be able to leverage knowledge to influence the speed and direction of projects.
  • Must be able to consider the variety of options available and recommend the best approach or solution, weighing the benefits and detractors of each.
  • Must be able to think beyond standard constructs creatively, yet pragmatically.
  • Possess a delivery-focused mindset for speed to market.
  • Be able to think broadly in terms of overall project approach and show adaptability as customer ask or leadership direction shifts.
  • Be able to research and come up to speed quickly on new technology areas.
  • Be able to aggressively network, establish relationships, and come up to speed on complex global technology landscapes.
  • Experience with internal client-service relationships and appreciation for the voice of the customer.
  • Have significant experience developing artifacts and presenting to executive leadership.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and tailoring presentations to suit the audience.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework methodology.
  • Experience in roles ranging from operations/engineering to architecture both within and outside of an information security context.
  • Cloud experience/exposure -- particularly regarding Microsoft cloud service offerings (e.g., architectures enabling O365) and Azure.
  • Experience in IT or security organizations supporting mobile or "disconnected" workforce.
  • Any of these preferred certifications: CISSP, CISM, SANS Certifications including: GSEC, ECSA, ECSP, Security+, and familiarity/experience with SABSA or TOGAF methodology.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!