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[SJ-JOB] Security Architect, Richmond Nov 26 2008 06:43PM
michelle murphy frit frb org
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JOB DESCRIPTION
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Position: Security Architect
Location: Richmond, , United States
Type: Permanent F/T

Closing Date: 2008-12-21

FRIT Enterprise Architecture is actively recruiting for a Chief Security Architect.

The Chief Security Architect identifies and champions the security standards and processes for the enterprise and develops strategies and technologies In support of enterprise security architectures. In this role, he/she must build strong relationships and partnerships with senior management within National IT as well as with the lines of businesses and other security service providers by providing security expertise on complex technology issues and education on system security direction. Serves as the lead security architect responsible for the development of an enterprise-wide Security architecture grounded in business requirements and technology strategies which include activities that involve extensive coordination of technology studies and research. This position requires an inspiring leader who takes ownership, accountability and has a reputation of following through to deliver results. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required as well as the ab
ility to work collaboratively in our federated environment. Works in conjunction with the Chief Architect to develop and integrate security into an end-to-end enterprise architecture.

Leadership Skills

1. The role necessitates an energized individual that operates with a sense of urgency, who enjoys building relationships, and acting as an effective agent of change, taking on new challenges and exceeding them.

2. Must be detail and results oriented, customer focused and knowledgeable about the business.

3. Must be politically savvy, collaborative, as well as an innovative and creative thinker driven by a highly matrixed organization with strong opinions and where even the very best ideas will be challenged, analyzed and debated.

Job responsibilities:

1. Develop the security strategy and vision to support the key business processes and requirements by determining the optimal enterprise security architecture in terms of effective investments in tools and technologies designed to protect our information and assets in an ever-changing threat landscape.

2. Define the enterprise security target architectures and strategic direction through understanding business drivers and demonstrating expert knowledge and mastery in a broad spectrum of complex technologies. Research and identify best practice methods and emerging technologies, evaluating their applicability and feasibility to our organization.

3. Partner with our customers and service providers in identifying critical architectural and infrastructure gaps and deficiencies in the security of the Information Technology environment and recommend solutions to solve business problems and security direction.

4. Partner with our lines of business in road mapping efforts to ensure strategic IT alignment to business requirements with a focus on security.

5. Oversee the evaluation and selection of hardware and software security product standards and design of standard configurations.

6. Provide consultative leadership on System projects focusing on planning, development and implementation of strategic security technology directives.

7. Perform work with high level of autonomy; assume responsibility for highly visible System projects and related actions that have a major impact on operations, strategic direction, and reflect heavily on the reputation of National IT.

8. Provide senior management and governance councils regular communications on strategic security direction.

9. Participate as a voting member of the Design Review Board (DRB) to ensure that current projects moving through the project life cycle are in alignment with security strategic direction.

10. Provide leadership in the adoption of and migration to NIST-based security architectures and standards.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
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Job responsibilities:

1. Develop the security strategy and vision to support the key business processes and requirements by determining the optimal enterprise security architecture in terms of effective investments in tools and technologies designed to protect our information and assets in an ever-changing threat landscape.

2. Define the enterprise security target architectures and strategic direction through understanding business drivers and demonstrating expert knowledge and mastery in a broad spectrum of complex technologies. Research and identify best practice methods and emerging technologies, evaluating their applicability and feasibility to our organization.

3. Partner with our customers and service providers in identifying critical architectural and infrastructure gaps and deficiencies in the security of the Information Technology environment and recommend solutions to solve business problems and security direction.

4. Partner with our lines of business in road mapping efforts to ensure strategic IT alignment to business requirements with a focus on security.

5. Oversee the evaluation and selection of hardware and software security product standards and design of standard configurations.

6. Provide consultative leadership on System projects focusing on planning, development and implementation of strategic security technology directives.

7. Perform work with high level of autonomy; assume responsibility for highly visible System projects and related actions that have a major impact on operations, strategic direction, and reflect heavily on the reputation of National IT.

8. Provide senior management and governance councils regular communications on strategic security direction.

9. Participate as a voting member of the Design Review Board (DRB) to ensure that current projects moving through the project life cycle are in alignment with security strategic direction.

10. Provide leadership in the adoption of and migration to NIST-based security architectures and standards.

Requirements

This position requires a broad range of security experience in current technologies, knowledge of enterprise scale security architectures and proven leadership. Experience in the Federal Reserve System or other highly federated environment is very desirable. Understanding of FISMA compliance requirements and the NIST Security program is required. The CISSP certification required and other security certifications desirable. Executive presence and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at the senior management and governance council level.

Bachelor’s degree or 7 - 10 yrs of equivalent work experience.

Overnight travel may average 35 percent annually to attend meetings and conferences.

Competencies/Skills

• Leadership

• Teamwork

• Communication

• Customer Focus

• Flexibility and Adaptability

• Self Management

• Job Knowledge

• Executive presence

CONTACT
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Michelle.Murphy (at) frit.frb (dot) org [email concealed] or call 1-800-446-7045 ext 7858

Federal Reserve
Michelle Murphy
Senior Recruiter
michelle.murphy (at) frit.frb (dot) org [email concealed]

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