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Information Security Architect
Ref No.: 17-00324
Location: Orlando, Florida
Start Date: 10/26/2017
Job Title: Information Security Architect
Location: Orlando, FL
Duration: Full Time Contract
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, finance, business or technical discipline preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be
  • Strong understanding of current Information security theory, frameworks and industry best practices. Knowledge of security practices and methodologies, security controls and architecture including use of firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, encryption, authentication, and other aspects of defense-in-depth.
  • Knowledge of and experience in information security risk management, including but not limited to: risk and gap analysis, risk evaluation and ranking, mitigation strategy recommendation and reporting on the risk profile and residual
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills, ability to interact and communicate with all levels of personnel including senior and executive management in a professional/tactful manner; ability to negotiate across all levels of the
  • Leadership skills demonstrated through background of being self-directed with creative energy, strong initiative, drive to excel and capable of inspiring others to excellence as well. Proven ability to build a security team and works as a team member with other leadership team
  • Able to envision a success strategy for the security function and then help turn the vision into reality through hands-on
  • Experience managing and interacting with multiple vendors (i.e. Software Vendors, Outsource Vendors)
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies
  • A good understanding of industry best practices and methodologies (i.e. ITIL)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or professional certification, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, or other information security credentials
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Five or more years of management experience with a working knowledge of all aspects of information
Responsible for the creation, implementation, and oversight of policies, strategies and programs designed to manage information security risk across the organization. This individual will establish and lead an enterprise wide information security and assurance function, ensuring that security and compliance risks related to information systems and assets are identified and managed to internal policies as well as external regulatory requirements.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage staff, demonstrating leadership qualities consistent with the Organizations values and mission
  • Develop staff through performance management, goal setting, training, and effective employee relations
  • Security system monitoring and statistical reporting for quality assurance
  • Create, manage, and deliver to the staff effective security awareness training
  • Knowledge of standards and regulations
  • Development and maintenance of the security roadmap and strategy
  • Identify security risk issues to organizational assets and assist the organization in the application of suitable controls to mitigate the existing and emerging
  • Oversee the security/compliance requirements in system development life cycle (SDLC), and disaster recovery (DR).
  • Provide audit response management and ongoing guidance on solutions to achieve and maintain security compliance, to mitigate information security risks and to correct compliance exposures and
Job Type: Contract