Information Security Architect in MCLEAN, VA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Information Security Architect with experience in the Banking & Financial Industry. This is a 12+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in MCLEAN, VA. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-53497

Key Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a security leader providing domain and industry expertise during proof-of-concept testing of new cloud technologies and services
  • Develop architectural patterns for new cloud technologies that are adopted by ,
  • Advocate and accelerate adoption of new security models and patterns by participating in initiative planning efforts
  • Consult with project teams to design security models for new solutions, based on approved architectural patterns
  • Provide support during applications changes and updates, to help maintain a robust security posture
  • Build and maintain relationships across lines of business and serve as trusted advisor for information security interests.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • 8-10 years of overall Information Technology experience.
  • 3-5 years of Information Security Architecture experience.
  • Previous experience with migration of existing workloads to AWS.
  • Previous experience architecting cloud-native workloads in AWS, using Agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Broad technical experience across infrastructure and application domains, including cloud computing, networking, data platforms, endpoint systems, and identity management.
  • CISSP certification and AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate certifications are required, AWS Security specialty is preferred.
  • College degree or equivalent experience; advanced studies/degree preferred.
  • Strong communication and consulting skills
  • Ability to operate in changing circumstances while keeping focus on strategic goals
  • Bias toward action, and ability to find creative ways to achieve individual and team goals
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External) - Personally engage with customers to learn their needs
  • Drive for Execution - Focus on real results rather than the appearance of results (i.e., be good, not just look good)
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo
  • 4+ Years Experience
Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.J2W:CB3