IT Security Architect
Q1 Technologies, Inc. - Deerfield, IL

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Job Description – Responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of computer systems, data, and network resources working with both internal and external development teams in an effort to validate that both new and existing architectures and applications are developed and deployed in a secure manner. Responsible for creating a secure computing environment through the implementation of security standards for systems and applications, as well as security policies and guidelines. Handles the security of more complex environments, architectures and applications. Develops, coaches and mentors staff level Security Architects.

Identifies the need for new security technology solutions designs, reviews and collaborates on the deployment of new solutions. Contributes to the development and implementation of security technology solutions for complicated and more complex environments and architecture. Conducts request for informationrequest for proposal (RFIRFP) and vendor selection and leads the technical design of the deployment. Technologies might include Database security Enterprise encryption - application and whole disk Authorization and Authentication systems such as two-factor, federated, single-sign-on, Active DirectoryLight Weight Access Protocol (ADLDAP) Cloud computing virtualization Data leakage identification and prevention NetworkWireless access controls Intrusion Detection and Prevention Security Incident and Event Management Web application firewalls Host based controls Application gateway security controls Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) security controls.

Acts as a subject matter expert on the implementation and capabilities of all existing security controls within the company. particularly in the case of complex and complicated security issues. Develops baseline system and application hardening guides based on industry best practice and provides assistance to IT teams on current security solutions and configurations. Conducts system architecture reviews for new technology to ensure best practices, document security solutions, and enable re-use of processes.

Assists in the ongoing documentation, development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, procedures, and services associated with architecture functions including ensuring requirements and deliverables are clearly defined. Works with Security Operations to ensure architectures are appropriately assessed and able to be supported, contributing to the most complex solutions. Works with Security Operations to implement new technologies and security solutions in alignment with industry best practice and commonly accepted principles of secure design. Provides emergency support to Security Operations for escalated issues.

Provides coaching, mentoring and development to staff level Security Architects. Duration- Contract to Hire Firewalls, Gateways, VOIP, Enterprise Encryption, Inciden,t event management, Best Practices,