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Information Security Architect II

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Job Description

Red Bridge has immediate openings for several Information Security Architects for contract to hire positions with our Healthcare client. There are 3 openings with my client. All 3 are contract to hire. 2 are Senior Level and 1 is Intermediate Level. We do not work with third parties. We cannot work with candidates that require sponsorship.

Under general direction, the Information Security Architect is responsible for developing and implementing enterprise information security architecture and technology solutions to address the current and emerging security and compliance needs of the business. Contributes to the development of the enterprise technical security strategy based on their analysis and understanding of shifts and trends in the business, regulatory/legal/industry compliance standards, and evolving threats, vulnerabilities, and technical security solutions. Conducts research and analysis of various information security topics relevant to the business and communicates findings and recommended solutions through position papers and presentations. Collaborates with various teams throughout IT and engages in enterprise technology initiatives to ensure information security and compliance considerations are represented in future state decisions. Provides highly skilled technical expertise to assist in the planning, designing, implementation, and monitoring of IT enterprise security systems designed to protect the organization's information assets. Areas of responsibility include participating in vendor risk management activities and serving as a security subject matter expert for secure system architectural design and configuration review. Develops secure systems and network architectures and assists other teams in securing their architectures. Ensure that information system design is compliant with corporate security policies, ISO 27001, HIPAA and other regulations that govern the security for Protected Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), and payment card data. 

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Job Requirements

Information Security Architect skills required: 

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of four year degree, military equivalence or a combination of education and hands on work experience equivalence. Masters degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of five years of proven information security experience; information system administration, implementation or design experience; customer service experience.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Security+ or equivalent required. CASP, SSCP, C|EH, SANS GIAC, or equivalent required. One or more additional professional security or technology specific certifications (CISM, CRISC, CISSP, CCSP, CCNP, OSCP, MCITP:EA/SA, MCSE, MCSA, Network+) preferred. ITIL Foundation preferred. 

Information Security Architect Additional skills required: 

  • Able to develop productive working relationships with business and technical groups. 
  • Working knowledge of information management systems, data structures, data analysis, and report generation. 
  • Functional Knowledge of HIPAA, ISO 27001/27002 framework, NIST Standards, PCI-DSS, and COBIT. 
  • Able to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to present to a target audience. 
  • High degree of professional poise, presence, and personal integrity. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize multiple responsibilities. 
  • Takes responsibility and demonstrates ownership of delegated projects, tasks, and issues. 
  • Strong attention to detail, communication skills, organization skills, and analytical abilities. 
  • Strong understanding of the different layers in the OSI model as well as how they interact. 
  • Expert knowledge of security concepts and best practices for technologies including (but not limited to): Microsoft Windows, MS Active Directory, Linux/Unix, Firewalls, MS SQL, routing, logging and monitoring, authentication systems, wireless, IDS/IPS, proxy technologies, remote access solutions (VPN, SSL, IPSEC) with two factor authentication, Citrix, network access control, network security monitoring, traffic analysis, data loss prevention, etc. 
  • Ability to analyze and communicate strengths and weaknesses of network technology security solutions, as they relate to performance and cost. 
  • Strong technical knowledge of security in more than one of the following areas: applications, server systems, databases, networks, middleware, mobile devices/mobile apps, encryption, web, identity and access management, etc. 
  • Previous network and systems architecture experience. 
  • Technical knowledge of emerging security solutions. 
  • Familiarity with the concept of Defense in-depth a must. 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office products and SharePoint. 
  • Ability to take direction as well as work with a high degree of independence. 
  • Teamwork oriented.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Depends on experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Health Care, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 7 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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Information Security Architect II

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