Job Summary

IT Application Security Architect

  • Location:
    Plano, Texas
  • Salary:
    145000 $ - 155000 $ / Year
  • Job reference:
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

High Priority Opportunity - Employer needs Quality Candidates ASAP.

As a leading technology company backed by a spirit of innovation, Our Client is committed to providing products and services that perform seamlessly and answer customer needs, demonstrating our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement.
Application Security Architect
The Application Security Architect will work closely with the enterprise technical and security teams to understand and define security programs, strategies, standards and priorities and bring them to the application teams. The security application architect will be responsible for defining the enterprise security requirements, technical specifications, and standard solutions. The application security architect will also be required to identify potential security gaps within the integrated systems by constant review of application components, data access dynamics and transaction flow.
Job Details:
• Develop and implement the application security program in-line with industry best practices and compliance
• Serves as highest level technical architecture expert for software development / infrastructure teams at the program level
• Determine and develop architectural approaches and solutions, conduct business reviews, document current systems, and develop recommendations of how to proceed with the applications
• Has extensive experience delivering IT solutions; developing designs and architecture documents that the rest of the SDLC teams can follow
• Develops and drives short & long term architecture strategy for the overall IT project portfolio for key business segments
• Uses a broad and deep understanding of technical concepts in multiple specialized fields to develop solutions to problems and critical design issues
• Provide guidance on and oversee secure application coding practices conducted by other technical teams
• Leads and facilitates sync meetings between product innovation teams, infrastructure, and architecture to build security in their processes and projects
• Advises and influences business leaders, at different levels, regarding corporate security strategy, initiatives, services, and requirements
• Facilitates and drives to completion of cross functional activities to meet security tactical and strategic objectives
• Ensure application security program alignments with industry frameworks such as the NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO27001, FFIEC Cyber Security Framework, PCI, and others
• Drive enforcement of the enterprise information security strategy and drive short and long term efforts to achieve an approach that is consistent with the risk appetite
• Establish and report on relevant metrics and KPIs to communicate status, demonstrate progress and build awareness of information security program performance
• Develop appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security risks identified during security review or audit
• Provide detailed direction and designs for ensuring security controls operating across the enterprise (end to end) are properly deployed and producing data to support the information security function
• Translate technical vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for business units and recommend corrective actions to customers and project stake-holders    

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