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Security Architect in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Architect with our industry-leading client in Boston.

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 Security Architect:

  • Enable secure systems by evaluating network and security technologies, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; support the design of public key infrastructures (PKls), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhere to industry standards
  • Provide information security guidance and architectural support to customers throughout a project utilizing a risk based approach.
  • Advise on the implementation of security technologies to strengthen IT architecture .
  • Work with system owners to ensure that appropriate security controls are designed and implemented.
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.
  • Document and maintain a log of information security risks associated with projects.
  • Support the management and maintenance of security elements to ensure strong configuration.
  • Advise on the remediation or patching of vulnerabilities.
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.

Requirements of the Security Architect:

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical or engineering field or supplemental professional experience. Relevant experience can be substituted for degree.
  • Knowledge of or experience with security architecture framework.
  • Knowledge on threat landscape, security threat and vulnerability management, as well as security monitoring and analytics.
  • Knowledge in compliance frameworks and requirements such as PCI, HJPAA, SOX, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a risk-based approach to securing applications, databases, or infrastructure.
  • CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, CEH, Security+ or equivalent certification preferred.

Keywords: Security Architect, Architect, WAN, VPN, LAN

Job ID: 319693

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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

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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