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IT Security Architect in Berlin, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Berlin, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2019

Job Description

We have an exciting new role working with one of our industry leading clients for a IT Security Architect based out of Berlin, CT.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the IT Security Architect:

  • Drives the evaluation of security assessments for projects and initiatives
  • Provide security architecture advice in support of application development, infrastructure, and enterprise technology projects to ensure the integrity of the environment
  • Define, document, and implement the application security architecture required for initiative,
  • Authentication and Authorization, Account Administration, Provisioning, Segregation of Duties, Validation, Attestation 
  • Auditing of security related requirements and testing
  • Confidentiality, Integrity, and availability of the systems and data
  • Compliance to Ever-source and regulatory requirements
  • Verifies security systems by developing and implementing test scripts
  • Assess project requirements related to application security, including correlation with enterprise security policy and standards
  • Identify architectural and other security risks associated with the solution, and compensating controls where necessary
  • Identify any gaps in existing application security infrastructure to meet project requirements, work with the Manager(s) or Director of Corporate Information Security to identify and propose solutions
  • Determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates
  • Verifies compliance of security requirements by developing and implementing test scripts
  • Researches possible solutions and alternatives for security implementation of the project; technology applications, business process problems, technical problems, performs an analysis of alternatives, and leads the recommendation to a security solution
  • Ensure that the project infrastructure is supportable and can be transitioned smoothly into production support organizations
  • Works with 3rd party vendors to ensure that deliverables are completed on-time and under budget
  • Documents the security and compliance aspects of the design through diagrams and written documents
Requirements of the IT Security Architect:
  • Candidate must have previous experience with IT security and in one or more of the following areas
  • Cloud technologies – focus on Microsoft Azure
  • Network security strategies for cloud
  • Application Security / Application Development experience
  • Experience with the selection, design, and implementation of solutions in IT security is required
  • Practical experience in the Information Security Architecture field, with emphasis on application security architecture
  • Strong understanding of security architecture best practices, standards and frameworks
  • Security background is a must – including prior technical security engineering experience
  • This position requires a background in information technology along with excellent interpersonal, research, analysis, and communication skills
  • The individual must be comfortable working across business and IT domains and be able to demonstrate the ability to easily shift between technical analysis and business value discussions
  • Requires knowledge of systems development methodologies and systems integration methodologies
  • Requires knowledge of business application technical design and implementation
Job ID: 315775

Keywords:  IT Security Architect, IT Security, Cloud Technology, MS Azure

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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