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Information Security Solutions Architect

AthenPollo LLC
Goodlettsville, Tennessee, United States
July 13, 2018

AthenPollo is looking for an Information Security Solutions Architect to support a leading Retail client. This is a Full Time position based in Goodlettsville, TN. Security, Satisfaction, flexible working hours and Happiness, come along with a handsome package!

Job Title: Information Security Solutions Architect

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Location: Goodlettsville, TN.

Required Education: Bachelor Degree

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Job Description:

• Responsible for working with the information security management team to administer the Company’s information security programs, maintain Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI DSS compliance programs, and supporting a variety of security systems and processes. Researches, evaluates, recommends, designs, implements, and administers information security controls that meet strategic and tactical information security objectives. Represents IT Security across IT and business projects and initiatives..

Position will be responsible for, but not limited to:

• Provide thought leadership and guidance across a wide range of technologies at an enterprise-level for security architecture, design, engineering, and strategic planning. Aligns standards, frameworks and security solutions with the overall business and technology strategy.

• Provides SME level operational support for the security platforms managed by the Information Security team including: firewalls, web application firewalls, DNS, data loss prevention, advanced endpoint protection, privileged user management, vulnerability scanners, file integrity monitoring, security incident and event management, remote connectivity, eDiscovery, web publishing, etc.

• Uses project management best practices to initiate, manage, and close projects, often simultaneously across a variety of projects. Creates and maintains documents related to projects and information security.

• Works with the information security management team to administer, maintain, and continuously improve SOX, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and internal controls compliance programs, investigate known or suspected security incidents, support internal and external audits, and assist in the development and implementation of audit response Management Action Plans champion new security solution initiatives and lead proof of concept efforts for the enterprise, serve as the information security delegate to the enterprise architecture team, and promote security best practices via awareness, example, and compliance with policies and regulatory requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Familiar with and ability to apply time-proven, generally accepted information security methodologies, concepts and techniques.

• Strong understanding of current and developing security technologies and trends.

• Strong, effective written and oral communication skills that enables effective communications to multiple audiences.

• Knowledge and understanding of modern enterprise security architectures.

• Strong understanding of pragmatic implementation of information security controls, holistic defense-in-depth strategies, and protocols used to interconnect networks, and publish application resources.

• Strong understanding of patch management and security configuration of enterprise technology systems.

• Strong understanding of PCI, HIPAA, and SOX regulatory requirements.

• Development/analysis proficiency in one or more scripting languages.

• Ability to learn and retain skills required to adapt to evolving business and technical needs.

• Ability to appropriately influence and motivate others.

• Ability to mentor team members.

• Ability to occasionally work during non-standard shifts, in an on-call capacity, and be available for occasional travel (up to 5%).

Work Experience and/or Education:

• College degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 7 years of concentrated information security experience. Active CISSP, ISSAP, CCSP, CISA, or CISM certification preferred.

• Hands-on experience with use and administration of 5 or more of the following technologies:

• Next Generation Firewalls – 2 years minimum

• Web Application Firewalls – 2 years minimum

• Advanced Endpoint Security – 2 years minimum

• Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) – 2 years minimum

• Cloud Computing Security – 1 year minimum

• DNS – 1 year minimum

• Vulnerability scanning tools – 1 year minimum

• Secure Mail Gateways – familiarity

• Data Loss Prevention (DLP) – familiarity

• Privileged User Management (PUM) – familiarity

• Experience identifying and addressing security design gaps and security risks associated with host and network operating systems enterprise services (e.g. directory services, email, content management and collaboration, web publishing, database, network routing and switching, and virtualization) client-server, thin-client, and web-based applications enterprise applications (e.g. ERP) cloud services and storage platforms.

Required Skills:

• Minimum 7 years of concentrated Information Security experience required including hands-on experience with next generation firewalls, cloud computing and advanced endpoint security.

• Minimum 7 years of concentrated Information Security experience required including hands-on experience with next generation firewalls, cloud computing and advanced endpoint security.

• Aligns standards, frameworks and security solutions with the overall business and technology strategy.

Contact: Syed Irfan

Cell: 616-855-1605

Email : Syed.Irfan(AT)

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About Us:

AthenPollo is a fast growing and dynamic organization providing IT consulting and staffing services for over 10 years and committed to becoming one of the nation’s premier IT companies. Our highly skilled and experienced team strives to deliver the highest levels of service and value to our Customers and Consultants. Our client base is comprised primarily of Fortune 100 companies and large system integrators.