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Security Architect

  • United States Virtual / Atlanta / Chicago / Miami / Santa Ana / Houston / Westlake
  • R-96933
  • Information Technology Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

Overview of Position

The Security Architect position will provide guidance on the design, implementation and development of solutions for all aspects of information security.  This role will have a very broad understanding of all aspects of security and technology – including policies, standards and regulatory requirements. The solutions shall be designed to mitigate and/or reduce business exposure to information security risks. Risks may include, but not limited to, cyber security, information security, data loss prevention, intrusion prevention, and the availably of information systems. This role will lead virtual groups and projects. 

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Implement solutions that comply with Assurant Information Security Policies and Standards 
  • Lead virtual projects and technical teams on implementing security solutions across the enterprise
  • Conduct security architecture and risk assessments for internal and external clients and business partners at the request of the senior security leaders and/or Information Security Office
  • Ensure requirements are aligned to information security policies, standards and align to best practices 
  • Promote and help remediate gaps in regard to security architecture
  • Provide support for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Assess current state and maturity levels of existing security infrastructures, frameworks, methodologies, platforms
  • Manage and lead security projects and/or initiatives
  • Provide technical and governance leadership for business security initiatives
  • Guide information security implementations & policy enforcement throughout Assurant 
  • Present security assessments, risks and posture to technical and leadership teams
  • Develop secure architecture standards, requirements and documents – including policies as directed 

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • 7+ of experience the field of IT, Information Security, Compliance, Audit or Risk (with a broad range of exposure to all aspects of business continuity, systems analysis, risk management, application development and information security)
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams or projects

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Appropriate certification:
    • Certificated Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certificated Ethical Expert (CEH)
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • Certificated Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Technical skills and understanding of IT infrastructure, applications and governance
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Understand one of the following areas: security, compliance, audit, risk management and business continuity.
  • Experience with operating system internals, networks, applications, databases, and cloud technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of relevant security standards (NIST, ISO) and ability to align them to secure architecture designs
  • Familiarity with legal, regulatory and industry security requirements and frameworks. Including the following:
  • International Organization for Standards (ISO/IEC 27001)
  • Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI – DSS)
  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)

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Our Culture Defined
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in employment decisions.

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