Cyber Security Architect in MCLean, VA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a Enterprise Security Architect . This is a 6 month contract opportunity with long-term potential located in McLean VA. Please review the job description below:

Job : 20-15863

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clients Cyber Security Architecture Division provides overall direction and guidance in the definition of current and future state enterprise security architectures, including developing strategies, roadmaps, principles, standards, and best practices to promote the design and implementation of state of the art cyber capabilities
  • The Enterprise Security Architect will support the Enterprise Security Architecture Team in the establishment, communication, and realization of Enterprise Security Architecture – by helping drive business-aligned strategic initiatives across the Bank.
  • Support the design and implementation of an Enterprise Security Architecture strategy that supports the organization’s objectives
  • Facilitate architecture and technology reviews of major programs and drive alignment across the various architectural domains (e.g. Business, Information, Technology, and Security)
  • Facilitate the mapping of regulatory and internal IS controls, bank risk scenarios, threat surfaces, and metrics to security capabilities.
  • Understand, advocate and support the enterprise's IT security strategy along with assisting in the development and implementation/realization of the various IT security roadmaps
  • Analyze the current IT security environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement through the development of cyber capability reference architectures and knowledge of current threat landscape
  • Analyze industry technology and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise and its architecture
  • Work with technology and business stakeholders to realize the implementation of key future state initiatives
  • Work as part of a team to capture stakeholder requirements, evaluate cyber solutions, and provide assistance in Proof of Concepts and deployments of technology across the CSO enterprise
  • Effectively communicate using written, oral, non-verbal, and active listening skills.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a computer science/engineering, information technology or other related field plus more than 5 years of related experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in cyber security disciplines
  • Strong knowledge of cyber capabilities – including support of designing and deploying security solutions
  • Proven record of grasping highly complex problems and turning them into actionable plans to deliver solutions
  • Knowledge of SABSA and/or TOGAF
  • Industry certifications such as Security +, CISSP
  • Experience in a large financial organization
  • Experience in supporting IT security governance processes and capable of leading and facilitating workshops with both business and technical team members to drive change