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13 Jan 2022

Full-Time Principal Security Architect

MyNiceJob – Posted by mynicejob Tampa, FL or Dallas, TX

Job Description

 10 Years
 Bachelor’s degree
 Information Technology
 Financial Services


 Only US citizens and Greencard holders


Job Description:

The Principal Security Architect it an Identity Access Management (IAM) Architect. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting a comprehensive review of the existing identity access management controls (on-premise and cloud), influencing change in the controls standards, creation of IT security standards easily consumed by stakeholders, creation of access specific security patterns & diagrams, and ownership of the IAM security capability 3 year roadmap.  As a Cybersecurity ambassador, this role is essential as we shift to a Security-first culture in IT.


  • Produce security architecture deliverables as part of initiatives related to network security
  • Partner with IT teams to improve the network security services for the enterprise
  • Proactively identify security gaps, propose solutions, and follow through with engineering teams for implementation
  • Innovate and think outside of the box to solve complex issues
  • Create and drive the IAM security capability 3-year roadmap with within Cybersecurity Services & respective IT stakeholders
  • Influence change of control policies with Technology Risk Management & build strong partnerships with IT Architecture & Application Development partners
  • Create IT security standards easily consumed by IT stakeholders
  • Build access management security patterns (standardizing authentication/authorization flows, single-sign-on/MFA, provisioning, user behavior analytics, access governance system controls, privileged/secrets mgt) and designs as part of initiatives to modernize the access management security posture
  • Identify access management gaps through proactive discovery and partner with app dev teams for remediation
  • Evaluate the existing application security controls, on-premise and cloud, identify improvements, and build plans into the application security capability roadmap for implementation
  • Mentor junior security engineers to enhance their security skills within Cybersecurity Services
  • Maintains professional and technical process knowledge by keeping abreast of the changing security landscape within the technology industry and changes in cybersecurity frameworks
  • Create white papers and present in industry conferences to present thought leadership in the security field


  • 8-10 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong Cybersecurity experience across network, application (web, API) & public/private cloud security architecture (web application firewalls, containers, etc.)
  • Experience in architecting IAM sub-capabilities (authentication/authorization, user behavior analytics, provisioning)
  • Strong experience in identifying access management control gaps
  • Understanding of core cryptography concepts
  • Experience with Information Security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27001 and NIST) & security architecture frameworks
  • Experience architecting automated data center processes, including provisioning, application, and patch management, monitoring, and alerting, capacity monitoring and planning, leveraging execution and human approval workflow design and implementation
  • Experience in OS security (Windows, Linux) and RDMS is preferred

Job Categories: Cyber Security. Job Types: Full-Time.


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