Overview GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking an IT Security Architect in the Harrisburg, PA area. Position Overview The IT Security Architect leads the Network, Systems andor Applications security in accordance with the strategic goals. IT Security Architect is responsible for defining, developing, and designing security systems in order to solve business and technology problems. Analyze current security technology platforms in order to suggest enhancements, strengthen security, and serve as an information security subject matter expert in one or more security domains. This individual applies proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of security best practices to guide team members on issues related to overall enterprise security. Responsibilities Change agent within the organization through hands on technical and security subject matter expertise. Analyze project-level security architecture needs recommend solutions to align with security architecture. Design security patterns for efficient and highly secure infrastructure across the blended cloud and on premise architectural footprint. Perform technology research and analysis, facilitate systems and services acquisition, architecture and risk assessment across the blended cloud and on premise architecture. Contribute to Identity and Access Management, Application Security, Systems Security andor Network Security including use of cloud-based and emerging technologies. Guide the solution design, engineering and deployment of IT solutions across the blended cloud and on premise architectural footprint. Ensure compliance to security industry standards including NIST, PCI, FISMA, and FedRAMP specific requirements or policies. Provide architectural support and strategic guidance for the security technologies. Identify and implement security controls to cost-effectively protect information system assets. Perform security reviews, review vulnerability scans and penetration tests, and assist the peer Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) teams with security best practices in their respective areas. Maintain knowledge of current security industry best practices and technologies. Collaborate with and influence project teams on security policy and procedures regarding use of security products, techniques and patterns. Lead the implementation of moderate to high complexity security initiatives. Must be capable of Identifying and resolving issues and conflicts. Identify deviations from security policy and report on risks and exposures needing remediation. Provide on-going guidance, mentoring, and motivation to ESO staff. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer ScienceInformation SecurityRisk Analysis and a minimum of 7+ years of relevant industry experience required or any equivalent combination of knowledge, training, andor experience. Advance knowledge of standards, security controls, information technology and information security. Experience with hacker techniques, phishing schemes, emerging logical security threats, and compromised server techniques. Proficient in a wide range of security technologies and passionate about protecting the environment, employees and company assets in all forms. Viewed as an expert in security technologies with knowledge of related technology areas. Demonstrated ability to enterprise-wide issues and recommends solutions for the detection, remediation and prevention of security vulnerabilities. Proven experience working with compliance, legal and privacy with respect to logical security, personally identifiable information, data protection etc. Expert knowledge of one or more of secure systems and network architectures and best practices, identity and access management, application security, encryption technologies, CISCO (switches, routers), firewalls, IDSIPS, and database. Demonstrated ability to apply security architectural principles, methods and tools to solve business problems. Demonstrated expertise in architecting and designing highly available, scalable, and secure solutions that use, virtualization, DRBusiness continuity, and security technologies and concepts. Ability to excel with minimal direct supervision. Preferred Experience Current security-related industry certifications (CISSP, CRISC, andor CISA). Application and network architecture frameworks and experience. Information security risk management. Knowledge of cloud computing and cloud native technologies. Experience with cloud security, identity and compliance products (AWS, Azure). What We Do GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management. Why Work for GDC? Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation Career Growth Opportunities Employee-Centric Environment Comprehensive Benefits Package Holiday and Vacation Equal Opportunity Workplace GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.
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