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Job Description

Role & Responsibilities:

This position exists within the Security Architecture team of the Global Technology IT Security group of Deutsche Bank. The team is responsible to provide overall leadership across all of the security architectures across GT. The team will work closely with Enterprise Architects, I&TRG, and GT Engineering groups.

As an IT Security Architect, reporting to the VP of IT Security Architecture, Governance, Strategy, and Innovation, the candidate will be responsible for developing and designing the security architecture and information security governance for the bank. This includes platform and applications architectures as well as expanding on the existing framework. The candidate will be responsible for developing the security framework, engaging Enterprise Architects, and ensuring coverage across GT. The candidate, as a member of the security architecture team, will perform identification, analysis, evaluation, and adoption of security technology solutions to address security needs of the bank. Key contribution into thoughts and ideas for protecting the overall enterprise security of the bank, including solid understanding of information security governance in an enterprise setting is essential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build the GT wide Security Reference Architecture

  • Develop and promote security architecture frameworks

  • Develop strategies for security solutions

  • Develop security frameworks and standards for applications in the SSDLC

  • Promote awareness about OWASP top 10 web application security flaws in the SSDLC

  • Evaluate and recommend security technologies and solutions

  • Propose roadmap for security technologies and solutions

  • Ensure alignment of security technologies used across the bank

  • Act as interface to the Enterprise Architects

  • Research and stay up to date on emerging threats and security controls

  • Develop Security Categorization Process to identify level of information protection

  • Build Information Classification framework for information protection

  • Perform control and gap analysis of bank’s security posture

  • Respond to regulatory requirements for security matters

  • Explore vendor or in house products to address security gaps

  • Be responsible for the maintenance of security reference architecture

  • Responsible for promoting security initiatives across the bank

  • Promote security awareness and educate people at all levels of the bank

  • Identify points of architectural risk in new projects using architectural threat risk assessment and threat modeling techniques.

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Job Requirements

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in the field of IT Security, Information Assurance, or IT Auditing.

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, or Computer Science preferred.

  • Familiarity with ISO 27001, 27002, and 27005.

  • Working knowledge of IT management frameworks such as Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

  • Experience with information security governance in an enterprise setting

  • Experience with architecture frameworks such as TOGAF and SABSA.

  • Familiarity with cyber security architecture using trusted computing model

  • Security auditing to include knowledge of financial industry regulations: Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

  • Working knowledge of security services such as encryption, authentication, and intrusion detection and prevention architectures, Identity Access Management, application security and network security.

  • Experience in using threat modeling techniques such as Microsoft Threat Modeling Process (STRIDE/DREAD), Trike, AS/NZS 4360:2004, CVSS, OCTAVE.


  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or IT Security related degree.

  • 10+ years experience in the field of IT Security.

  • Prefer at least one of the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM).

  • Prefer certification in architecture frameworks such as TOGAF.

  • Experience using SABSA in the development of enterprise security architectures.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID STFSRCH00072833
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Security Architect - AVP

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