IT Security Solutions Architect

  • location: Irving, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $55 - $65 per hour
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job description

IT Security Solutions Architect

job summary:
Randstad Technologies has an immediate need with our end customer, a leading Retail company with offices in Irving, TX.

6 month contract to hire to work onsite in Irving TX. Must be able to work without sponsorship upon conversion.

 
location: Irving, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities: The Security Solution Architect will lead infrastructure interests in various business and application projects from feasibility through baseline support acceptance. Your security expertise will guide our internal customers' solution through IT requirements, ITIL standards and security industry best practices.

  • Plan, coordinate, analyze, design, and lead the implementation of technical solutions and/or enhancements to existing systems to meet current and future needs
  • Apply 360 degree security analysis on pre-flight and in-flight projects
  • Provide leadership in the development of, and adherence to, all technical standards, infrastructure portfolio strategy, service level agreements, and infrastructure processes
  • Contribute to and apply IT industry best practices
  • Participate in the design review process and support the overall PMO Architecture Design process
  • Accountable for architectural documentation creation and stewardship
  • Support pre-project efforts in terms of working with the business/application teams during meetings/presentations, crafting conceptual solutions, assisting with time estimates, and documenting designs
  • Oversee technical subject matter experts in the detail design of project solutions, coordinating technical efforts into a comprehensive single solution meeting or exceeding customer requirements
  • Collaborate with the broader architecture community to provide input into IT strategies and standards
  • Research and facilitate the development of solution, integration, workflow and technical service standards
  • Facilitate conversations with business/applications to drive out capability needs and outcomes
  • Provide architectural leadership that supports insightful decision making, drive efficiencies in the solutioning process, and maximizes the quality of technical deliverables
  • Assist in development of infrastructure project delivery plans that manage clear and realistic expectations of what technology can offer in terms of products, services, and delivery mechanisms
  • Develop consistent architecture models and supporting documentation to streamline delivery process for a repeatable customer experience
 
qualifications:
Requirements:

  • 10+ years IT experience
  • 8+ years of experience designing, architecting or leading implementations of complex compute and network systems
  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed and available applications
  • Deep technical and architectural experience in IT Security and Retail systems design
  • Strong understanding of security best practices and standards
  • Perform security designs and consult on projects for security design validation and sign off
  • Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support teams
  • Strong ability to document technical solutions that can clearly articulate technical designs
  • Excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • Solid understanding of secure network and system design
  • Experience working with development teams to build secure solutions
  • Knowledge of Cloud systems and architecture
  • Familiarity with common vulnerabilities and attack vectors
  • Knowledge of ubiquitous encryption technologies (PGP, SSH, SSL, etc.) and common protocols (RADIUS, LDAP, KERBEROS, SAML, etc.)
  • The ability to communicate complicated technical issues and the risks they pose to project management and executive management
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
Preferred Skills:

  • Experience as a consultant at a highly technical information security consultancy
  • Experience working as a technical security architect or related security role in a company where there is a commitment to information security and technology
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect
  • Security Certifications; CSSP or CASP
  • ITIL Certified
 
skills: Requirements:

  • 10+ years IT experience
  • 8+ years of experience designing, architecting or leading implementations of complex compute and network systems
  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed and available applications
  • Deep technical and architectural experience in IT Security and Retail systems design
  • Strong understanding of security best practices and standards
  • Perform security designs and consult on projects for security design validation and sign off
  • Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support teams
  • Strong ability to document technical solutions that can clearly articulate technical designs
  • Excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences
  • Solid understanding of secure network and system design
  • Experience working with development teams to build secure solutions
  • Knowledge of Cloud systems and architecture
  • Familiarity with common vulnerabilities and attack vectors
  • Knowledge of ubiquitous encryption technologies (PGP, SSH, SSL, etc.) and common protocols (RADIUS, LDAP, KERBEROS, SAML, etc.)
  • The ability to communicate complicated technical issues and the risks they pose to project management and executive management
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
  • Strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
Preferred Skills:

  • Experience as a consultant at a highly technical information security consultancy
  • Experience working as a technical security architect or related security role in a company where there is a commitment to information security and technology
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect
  • Security Certifications; CSSP or CASP
  • ITIL Certified

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