As Information Security Architecture Consultant, you will join a diverse team of technical experts in building a world-class security technical advisory and thought-leadership organization. In this role you will be providing exceptional and practical, technical and logistical direction to its internal customers; enabling the business to move and innovate rapidly while minimizing risks to the Brand.
IT Security Architecture Consultant Responsibilities
Reference direction set by the Corporate Information Security team (CIS) and the technology teams.
Drive consumption and adoption of the existing CIS security services.
Evaluate and recommend activities to support Information Security Program.
Coordinate with cross functional teams for alignment and establish practices for validation of controls throughout the design and delivery lifecycle.
Facilitate business & technology risk decisions.
Apply the security control standards and practices to be embedded within each system and environment.
Information Security Architecture Consultant will accomplish these responsibilities by
Effectively communicating & influencing at the program management, technical lead, and senior leadership levels.
Partner with business and technology to provide expert security guidance into design and implementation of enterprise capabilities.
Consult with both technology and business teams to identify priorities and security capability requirements and incorporate these requirements into the security strategy.
Work closely with different work streams end-to-end in releasing secure and compliant infrastructure, applications and experiences at the speed of business.
Good understanding of business requirements, industry threat landscape, and business risk appetite.
IT Security Architecture Consultant Qualifications
Minimum 8 years' experience in information security or information technology disciplines.
Recent security experience with major large global enterprise, good understanding of information security, and complex high-end SAP implementations.
Security experience with SAP S4 Hana, SAP S4 Finance, UX and SAP S4. Finance project background is highly preferred.
Experience with cloud deployment models, secure coding, cyber security, data migration, and data security.
Deep subject matter expertise with SAP Industry Best Practices, SAP Systems, Data and information flows.
Working knowledge of compliance controls, legal and regulatory laws, and requirements in relation to SAP.
Strong technical knowledge and confidence in communicating with highly technical audiences.
Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate across all areas and levels of the business.
Proven ability to pull a diverse group of individuals with different goals together and facilitate productive discussions driving towards results.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proven experience in identifying solutions for complex problems in enterprise environments.
Motivated self-starter who is has a track record of taking ownership of information security challenges and driving them to resolution. CISSP, CHH, OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, CPT certifications highly beneficial.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree and minimum of 8 or 9 years directly relevant work experience.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Management or equivalent work experience.
Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 6 years; Masters + 7 years; Associates degree + 9 years; High School + 10 yrs.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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