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Security Architect- Long-term Contract- Remote

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Security Architect- Long-term Contract- Remote

For our direct client, a prestigious global firm, we are seeking a  Security Architect, to join their growing, global software security team, on a long-term (12-36 months) contract basis. 

Note this is a 100% REMOTE position. Candidates are required to work east-coast business hours. This is immediate interview and start!

The Security Architect supports the planning, security quality assurance, architecture design, and innovation for security services for their global cloud enablement teams.  You will support security and solution teams with architecture design, technical recommendation and security assessments.

Required skills: 

  • 7+ years of experience working in a security environment on a global scale
  • Professional certifications in information technology and cloud security — CISSP ,CCSP (preferred), CISA (optional), CEH (optional), OSCP (optional); Azure Solutions Architect Certification (preferred but not required with demonstrated professional work experience)
  • Microsoft Azure Architect Certification & Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies (Preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management, including mitigating credential theft
  • Good understanding of Windows 2003-2019 Server/AD Domain Infrastructure
  • Cloud technologies experience is required. Azure is preferred but open to candidates with GCP or AWS experience
  • Strong understanding of web application (API) security


  • Responsible for understanding, researching, designing, and assessing security solutions, technical and reference architectures, and supporting security strategies tailored to the business’ needs, with a focus towards Cloud Central services and Microsoft’s Office365.
  • Develop and contribute to Service deliverables with a security focus on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services, emphasizing Microsoft technologies (Azure and 0365) that requires partnership with Global Application/Product/Solution owners and project teams to deliver reliable and scalable security capabilities and strategies optimizing confidentiality, integrity, availability, functionality, performance, and financial costs; support ongoing business stakeholder dialog of security strategies, priorities and governance.
  • Responsible for aligning and translating business requirements into secure solutions, designs and reference architectures for applications and products that can be leveraged by all professionals across their member firms.
  • Perform as a subject matter professional on cloud technologies (and cloud technology security) with responsibilities to facilitate knowledge transfer within the greater Cloud Central groups: ITS Global, ISG and member firms.
  • Participate and act as a promoter and Guardian of Global Standards and standard infrastructure services and solutions, while supporting audit processes for security and compliance strategies.
  • Advanced understanding of information security, border protection, incident handling & response, forensics, endpoint protection & encryption

Skills and Key Accountabilities:

  • Proactive responsibility for ensuring inclusion of security standards and alignment with technical and reference architectures
  • Support new and ongoing security assessments through the ISG Solution Review process
  • Acting as a point of contact for consultation and assessment of inquiries from project teams
  • Working with project teams to translate business requirements into secure solutions, reference architectures and designs.
  • Active participation within Security Architecture team
  • Communicate with ISG Leadership on escalations on issues and risks effectively


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science(s), Information Technology/Security, Systems Engineering or similar area; Master’s preferred

Required Skills: 

 Job ID: 5245