Kforce CyberSecurity Architect in Armonk, New York

A Kforce global financial client is looking for a Cyber Security Architect to join their newest group in Armonk, New York (NY).Essential Job Functions:

  • Acts as the ambassador and senior technical representative for security architecture and Cybersecurity posture while engaging with other senior technical leaders throughout organization in design and implementation of cloud enabled solutions

  • Develop documented security architectures detailing secure, defendable configurations of systems, applications, data, threat protection and processes relevant to the business imperatives

  • Define, implement, and model security practices for enterprise environments using an intelligence and threat-driven defense model

  • Possess a firm understanding of the offerings within Microsoft Azure (Preferred) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platforms

  • Responsible for maintaining and supporting IT Security in the areas of audit, IT change management control, management of protected health information, segregation of duties and provisioning & de-provisioning of users

  • Work independently to determine appropriate methods and procedures for maturing data security; Prepares cybersecurity reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends

  • Maintains security by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; conducting incident response analyses; developing and conducting training programs

  • Oversee Cybersecurity awareness programs and educational efforts to keep organization abreast of latest Cybersecurity preventive measures

  • Work closely with Data Privacy and Information Security organizations, Manage security reviews and audits with various system partners to meet cybersecurity requirements and regulations

  • Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture, and security architecture

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Computer Information Systems, Security Architecture, Business, Finance, or equivalent professional/military experience

  • 12 years in a Cybersecurity role with deep understanding of Application, Data, and Cloud security

  • Achieved professional security accreditation(s): CCSP [Certified Cloud Professional] (Preferred), CISSP [Certified Information Systems Security Professional] (Preferred) or CISM [Certified Information Security Manager]

  • Experience with developing, implementing & management of a broad set of cybersecurity technologies and processes (e.g., application security, risk management, data protection, encryption, key management, identity and access management, cybersecurity governance, network security, cloud security)

  • Experience building role-based permission models in a rapidly changing environment

  • Strong experience with cloud provider ecosystems, including Microsoft Azure (Preferred), Amazon AWS and/or OpenStack

  • Strong experience with a broad range of security technologies, including cloud security, NextGen Firewalls, DLP (Data Loss Protection), NAC, IDS/IPS, IdAM, Certificate Management, SIEM, Encryption, and vulnerability management

  • Understanding of key industry security frameworks (NIST Cyber Security Framework, NY Cyber Security Requirements, HIPPA, Insurance Regulations etc.)

  • An understanding of cyber security requirements for Financial Services Companies

  • Ability to define, establish and institute a cyber security policy and standards strategy, risk posture assessments, policy formation, identify access/data protection management and threat-protection mitigation

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.Compensation Type:Hours