Security Architect

Job Title: Security Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/009408_1643272288
Contact Name: Jayashree Sankari
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 27, 2022 21:31

Job Description

The Security Architect will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. Additionally, this will require the ability to identify appropriate remediation/mitigation options to balance security controls against company's risk appetite.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Serves as an information security expert and trusted advisor to partners in IT and the business
  • Provides leadership in project execution and design of new or existing security systems or applications across multiple
  • functional, system, or module areas
  • Reviews existing security architecture, identifies design gaps, and recommends security enhancements
  • Stays abreast of current and emerging security threats and designs security architecture to mitigate them
  • Stays abreast of emerging security technologies and integrates them into security architecture as needed
  • Ensures alignment between security architecture frameworks and standards and overall business strategy
  • Achieves security architecture compliance on requirements, including but not limited to: ISO, NIST, CSA, PCI-DSS,
  • Australian & global data privacy requirements, as well as any relevant industry and government regulations
  • Ability to understand business requirements and apply security without adversely affecting the desired functionality
  • Understand, balance and communicate business risk with security risk
  • Perform validation of security controls to insure adherence with compliance and industry best practices
  • Perform hands on security testing of products and services to proactively discover risk and track them to resolution
  • Perform security architecture and design reviews of systems and applications in-house or vendor developed
  • Perform threat modelling, design reviews and code reviews as part of the development life cycle
  • Aligning the Secure Development Life cycle to industry standards
  • Research and identify new technologies to improve system/data confidentiality, integrity, and availability

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