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Security Architect

Pittsburgh, PA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/14/2024 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6921

Job Description

OpenArc - Empowering Your Career. As a leading IT staffing firm, we are dedicated to connecting talented professionals with your ideal opportunities. We are currently seeking a qualified Security Architect to join our client’s organization and contribute to their ongoing success. 


Job summary

The Security Architect will lead cybersecurity architecture and design functions to support delivery of both business and technology solutions.


  • Drive design, strategy and execution across multiple technology security architectures including application, cloud, information security and infrastructure

  • Lead and enable core security practices within the Cloud based container based architecture including Docker, Microservices and AWS.

  • Lead information security reviews of technology environments and business unit services

  • Lead security implementation plans with cross-functional teams

  • Drive implementation of security standards and practices to support a strong security posture

  • Lead design of information security orchestration to automate key processes

  • Lead information security integration in the DevSecOps continuous integration / deployment code pipeline processes

  • Support execution of the security incident response processes

  • Lead security elements of the software development lifecycle process specifically static code analysis, open source composition analysis and dynamic code analysis

  • Identify process and operational improvements to extract further value from existing information security investments in order to meet dynamic compliance, regulatory and security requirements

  • Serve on the Enterprise Architecture Group to advise on information and cyber security principles

  • Understand emerging information security solutions 



  • Experience in architecting technology and information security eco-systems across a variety of technical and business disciplines

  • Industry certification or eligibility preferred (e.g. CISSP, CCSP, ISSAP, AWS security certifications)

  • Strong working knowledge of cybersecurity architecture and engineering,  technology control frameworks and standards, and information security best practices

  • Deep knowledge of cloud and container based technology architectures including Kubernetes, AWS, Microservices and Docker.

  • Deep understanding of Identity & Access Management architecture and process concepts

  • Strong understanding of continuous development/continuous integration processes and toolsets (ie: Jenkins, Nexus), IaC and development tools

  • Knowledge of control activities in the areas of change management, computer operations, database administration, information security administration, network security, operating system security and application security

  • Knowledge of current tools/practices for developing and publishing policies, procedures, metrics and other information

  • Knowledge of security design in cloud architectures including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure

  • Knowledge of data query, analysis, and scanning tools and techniques

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication, and analytical skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work independently, coordinate work assignments with management throughout the organization and reliably meet commitments

  • Strong aptitude for technology and an ability to learn quickly

At OpenArc, we prioritize your career success and strive to build exceptional technical teams for our clients. By understanding your experience and aspirations, we ensure to present you with rewarding and fulfilling opportunities. 


As an employee of OpenArc and our clients, you will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package.

OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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