Sr. IT Security Architect (Remote)

Norwood, NJ 07647

Posted: 10/31/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 543

Job Description

  • Perform security architecture design reviews on a wide range of initiatives or projects. Develop or critique existing designs to verify proper security control application, and ensure conformance with Crestron security policies/standards and control requirements.
  • Develop, document, and refine new and existing technical security standards; drive the implementation of solid technical security principles across the organization to achieve the strategic goals or objectives of the security program.
  • Design, assess, document, and approve technical security architecture designs for new and existing applications/systems, hosted on-premise or in the cloud, to ensure security by design and default.
  • Keep a watchful eye on the threat landscape and design and incorporate security architecture elements to mitigate new or emerging threats to new or high-value existing applications/systems.
  • Partner with other IT Security teams to provide technical security control expertise, guidance, and best practices to other IT groups and, as needed, the broader Crestron business.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architects, Cloud Architects, Data Architects, and other SMEs on proposed designs. Be an untiring advocate for the need for security.
  • Lead and facilitate the evaluation and selection of security technologies and design configurations/implementations for security solutions.
  • Identify security design gaps in existing architectures and recommend changes or enhancements to minimize security risk.
  • Assist with developing and refining Crestron’s Information Security program roadmap.

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in information security architecture or engineering.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science. A degree focused on cybersecurity or a closely related area of IT is a strong plus.
  • Professional information security certifications such as the CISSP-ISSAP or Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect is a strong plus.
  • Deep technical knowledge across several security domains such as Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Security, Infrastructure Security, Identity and Access Management, and Network Security.
  • Must have experience and strong knowledge of security controls for both legacy on-premise infrastructure and cloud-based computing services.
  • Strong knowledge of common information security frameworks, including CIS Top 18 Controls, ISO 27001, and NIST 800-53 Series.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong leadership, project, and mentoring skills, including the ability communicate security principles to business and IT stakeholders in a relatable way.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to design architecture that minimizes information security risks.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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