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Security Architect - Cloud Security

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Position:
The Security Architect serves as a securitylead/visionary and will act as an expert in many areas of security, and is ableto describe in business terms the impact of security policies, standards, andarchitecture. This person will provide security direction to the cyber securityprogram to ensure that security is a key focus for the deliverable. The Security Architect must be able tointerpret high level business requirements and communicate them to highlytechnical security engineers; conversely they must also be able to articulatehighly technical issues to a non-technical business audience. The Security Architect is to produce referencearchitectures and to ensure that the delivered architecture is fit for purposeand effective when transitioned in to service. The Security Architect willmanage a team of Security Engineers.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Accountable forensuring that key risks and issues are identified, addressed and resolved in amanner that satisfies the business. Developing anarchitectural solution that are both fit-for-purpose and cost-effective. Enhancement ofsecurity policies in alignment with changing cloud security landscape Develop / derivearchitecture patterns and standards. Coordination oftechnical design/review activities with various segment and corporate groups.andsecurity assurance activities. Engaging risk& compliance, Enterprise Architecture and Operational Security (SOC) atappropriate stages in the project. Researching and recommendation/implementation of changes to procedures and systems to enhance security aligned with corporate policies. JobDimensions: Thisrole has a significant impact on defining security requirements and ensuringthat the program meets these requirements, or that exceptions and issues arenoted and remediated as appropriate. Indirectsupport (influence) of budget across the entire IS organization and specificset of Business Systems (e.g. Customer Systems, Corporate Systems, etc.specific to project/s design. No.of direct reports – A small team 3-5 in time of Security Engineers.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required:
Educatedto degree level (or equivalent combination of education and experience). InformationSecurity Qualifications such as CISSP and MSc Information Security preferred. CloudSecurity qualifications such as CCSP or CCSK V3 preferred. Experienceof designing and managing security controls within service providers and thecloud. Strongbackground in security architecture including a good knowledge of CloudSecurity (perimeter defence, end-point security, Cloud service contracts, ) acrossvariety of technology stacks in various cloud environments (Azure, AWS andSalesforce) Strongknowledge and experience designing and implementing technical securitysolutions such as IDS/IPS, secure remote access, firewalls, encryption, secureprotocols, data protection, data loss prevention and identity managementsolutions within Cloud environments. Abilityto work with cross-functional teams and act as a trusted advisor to securecloud deployments that are planned across business projects. Experiencein implementing and operating a SIEM, or working within a system monitoring environment. Experienceof incorporating security controls at each stage of the software developmentlifecycle process (ITIL). Experienceof security hardening techniques and policy development aligned to CloudSecurity standards (e.g. CSA Cloud Control Matrix). Experiencein risk management processes with ability to evaluate third-party suppliersoffering SaaS based cloud solutions. Knowledgewith Enterprise Architecture (E.g.: TOGAF) and Security Architecture frameworks(E.g.: O-ESA, SABSA). Certifications preferred. Experienceof developing security reference architectures and patterns. Appreciationof wider information security related principles, likely to be gained inindustry or from a consultancy background. Preparedto challenge the program and IS colleagues and have the “difficult conversations”where needed in the interests of National Grid. Strongcommunication (Written and Verbal), leadership and partnering skills. Ableto demonstrate a high degree of credibility and influence senior stakeholderswithin the Organization. Proventrack record of successfully delivering business requirements to time andbudget constraints. Ableto operate as a highly independent worker and as part of a strongteam/collaborative approach. PriorCritical National Infrastructure (CNI) and utility industry experiencepreferred. Preferablysomebody who has actually done hands on IT in the past and understands thepragmatic approach sometimes required.
Thisposition is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide forpromotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop andevolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring andapplying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : IS DIgital Security & Risk Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : IS Digital Security & Risk Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Mar 14, 2018, 1:42:37 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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