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Cyber Security Architect

Cyber Security Architect Duties:

  • Comprehends business strategies and market opportunities and develops necessary designs and plans to ensure the program and solutions satisfy those needs.
  • Defines reference architectures aligned with IT strategies and technology standards to be reused as Solution Building Blocks for the future.
  • Leads and facilitates technical analysis, solution design, and technology domain sessions to drive optimum IT solutions.
  • Architects and implements secure, scalable enterprise application solutions to be cloud optimized.
  • Works as hands on technical leader on the Solution Architecture team with a good understanding of cloud-native concepts and tradeoffs.
  • Collaborate with and leverage other IT specialists as required to support solution shaping and resolve issues. This includes heavy engagement with enterprise architects, program/portfolio managers, teams and senior Leadership.
  • Evaluating cloud technologies and services for fit and purpose of use in our application portfolio by evaluating Web and mobile application needs, cost, risk and ability to rearchitect existing solutions.
  • Defines reference architectures aligned with IT technology standards to be reused as Solution building blocks for the future.
  • Participates and partners with Enterprise Architects as a change agent to drive strategic IT architecture direction.
  • Exercises experience and influence to make well informed technology build vs buy, platform and integration decisions partnering with Enterprise Architecture.
  • Maintains awareness of IT strategic direction, EA strategies, emerging technologies, software trends, and tools.
  • Considers multiple, varied alternatives and recommends appropriate solutions based on cost/benefit analysis.
  • Partnership with Enterprise Architecture group and facilitates and supports execution of pilot and or proof of concept activities to validate technology capabilities.
  • Represent information following a defined design standard, using a combination of graphical and textual elements. Choose the appropriate type of model or architectural patter to solve specific problems.
  • Provides infrastructure capacity recommendations, IT ops support projections for new and containment applications and systems.
  • Mentor, coach and guide junior talent to help create a pool of technically strong subject matter experts and pipeline of Solution Architects.
  • Tracks and manages component interdependencies.
  • Assess and evaluate risks and provide risk mitigation recommendations

Cyber Security Architect Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering, or related fields
  • Cyber Security
  • Agile Certification
  • Any technology or project management certification is a plus
  • Any Cloud or Architecture certification is a plus
  • Prior experience working as a Sr. Solution Architect is a plus
  • Cloud native development and configuration management platforms is a plus. (Chef, Puppet, Salt or Ansible)
  • A minimum of 10+ years of Information technology experience and 1-2 years of solution architecture experience
This is not an entry level role. Expectations are to be onsite in Indianapolis, IN.