Cyber Architect

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

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Job Description


Kforce has a client in Waukegan, Illinois (IL) that is seeking a Cyber Architect.Key Activities:
  • Responsible for the security of data, applications, network, systems, end user devices and over all cyber architecture on premise or in the cloud
  • For large projects with multiple systems, the security architect is responsible for aligning cyber security solutions with business strategies, working with senior management and technical specialists across functional disciplines
  • The security architect coaches the application and technical specialists during the design phase in what and how their applications, appliances and/or solutions should be secured or mitigated against risk
  • They are responsible for existing security design of supported applications and over all infrastructure
  • Develops the architectural governance and processes for securing the enterprise data, solutions, and/or infrastructure
  • Aligns cyber security with the business needs and objectives
  • Consults on major systems strategies and implementations
  • Job Requirements


    • Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, risk, confidentiality, integrity, availability, cryptography, network security, web security, etc.)
    • Strong understanding of industry standards such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-53, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001/02, CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls (formerly SANS), etc.
    • Ability to present to diverse business and technical audiences and -sell- cybersecurity to those who may not be educated on cybersecurity risks impacting the business
    • Innovative thinking to develop new ideas and create solutions to better help the organization
    • Excellent teamwork, leadership, and service skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
    • Exposure to a wide variety of technologies and applications
    • Preferred experience in Cloud technologies such as AWS and Azure
    • Preferred experience in IAM (technologies such as PAM, Cyberark, SafeNet, etc.)
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.