Data Security Architect

Category : Information Technology
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 42425


We are searching for a Data Security Architect – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll be responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of IDS information assets, and protecting them from unauthorized disclosure, modification, and destruction. This role will be primarily responsible for developing and promoting the Information Security Strategic Plan and IDS Information Security Policies, auditing compliance with Security Policies, and leading remediation initiatives.
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Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops, reviews, updates, and communicates IDS policies related to information security
  • Develops security specification and certification methodology for all IDS systems to assure that systems are implemented according to security policy
  • Develops a monitoring and compliance strategy to ensure security policies are followed
  • Conducts periodic inspections of IDS computer systems to ensure compliance with security policies and procedures
  • Develops and promotes risk assessment methodology for IDS network computer systems
  • Develops and promotes incident response plan and coordinates team for response to computer viruses, system intrusions, and policy violations
  • Outlines long-term technical security requirements assimilating governmental regulations, evolving technical threats, and IDS goals
  • Defines, documents, publishes, and enforces architectural standards consistent with organizational objectives
  • Researches evolving threats to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets and leads initiatives to prevent unauthorized disclosure, modification, or destruction of IDS information assets
  • Leads development of guidelines that assist project managers in development of disaster recovery procedures and contingency plans and risk assessments for all applications
  • Plans and initiates projects related to the design and implementation of security infrastructure
  • Develops and promotes educational guides, presentations, and FAQs for IDS employees

Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, or a related field
  • Four years of related experience may be substituted for Bachelor's degree
  • Seven years of experience in information security or networking
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is preferred
  • SysAdmin, Audit, Network, and Security (SANS) certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of technical platforms and network/communication systems
  • Analyze complex technical problems and communicate solutions to diverse audiences, including executive management, technicians, and end-users
  • Demonstrate strategic analysis and planning


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