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Security Architect
Chicago, Illinois
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Applied on April 16, 2021
Job Id #45156 Posted January 19, 2021

Our Global client is looking for Security Architect to join their team. You will be a key part of working with the CISO building and architecting security on a new platform. 

  • Lead the IT, development and security teams on secure systems architecture and design based on industry control frameworks, standards and security best practices

  • Observe legal and regulatory requirements in the implementation of security controls

  • Take a leading role in securing systems and data from potential threats or compromise

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and consultant to IT, business teams, and in some cases to member firms, on all matters related to security

  • Take the lead on managing managed services vendors to ensure best in class service delivery to company and firms

  • Design and implement systems’ security defenses and capabilities

  • Design and implement processes to effectively execute the security and monitoring operations

  • Investigate security incidents and potential compromises to our systems and take actions to protect company systems and data

  • Mentors others and may represent management at times.

  • Takes a leadership role on highly complex projects and provides guidance to less experienced staff.




  • 3 years in Information Systems plus 7 years working in Information Security OR a combination of relevant experience


Required experience:

  • Secure systems architecture and design

  • Secure application development practices

  • NIST 800-53, NIST CSF and OWASP

  • Secure Azure deployments

  • Agile project methodology


Candidates eligible to work in the United States are urged to reply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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