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Job Category:
Information Services
Senior Security Architect
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Job Description

Chicago, IL

Prestigious Global Firm is seeking a Senior Security Architect. The Security Architect will be responsible for strategy, architecture, and security technology evaluations leveraging a deep comprehension of general information technology and a thorough understanding of the Firm's technologies and systems. The Security Architect must be able to recommend ways to improve upon identified weak points via policies, procedures, and technologies. When implementing new security technology, the Security Architect will be responsible for managing all stages of the technology development life cycle including determination of security requirements, leading proof-of-concepts, implementation, testing, and documentation.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in Information Technology operational and/or engineering roles of which at least five (5) years of experience in IT security, compliance, or risk management developing and deploying security technologies, policies, standards and procedures
  • Understanding aligning projects to business priorities


  • Advanced Endpoint Security (Carbon Black, Crowdstrike)
  • Signature-based antivirus (endpoint, server, storage, email)
  • Application Whitelisting (Carbon Black Protection formerly Bit9)
  • SIEM (LogRhythm)
  • Firewall (Cisco ASA)
  • IPS/IDS (McAfee)
  • Threat Intel Platform (Anomali)
  • Privileged Access Management (Hitachi)
  • Vulnerability Management (Rapid7 Nexpose/Metasploit)
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Education & Professional Certification

  • Bachelor's degree or better in Cyber Security, Information Systems Auditing, or any other security-related subject is preferred
  • ISSP and/or CISM and a technically focused certification is preferred


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location