Information Security Architect

Information Security Architect Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Information Security Architect to join our team.


  • Communicate progress, findings, and ensure succesfull handoff of deliverables to program and operational teams;
  • Support development of security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements for key Verizon systems;
  • Provide thought leadership by participating in network and security forumsand collaborating with academic and research institutions;
  • Develop security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements for asset-management-specific security systems;
  • Build domain knowledge of Verizon’s environment to understand long-term risk areas that will develop as the systems evolve;
  • Define objectives, technical work, and timeline for developing asset-management security architectures, roadmaps, and requirements;
  • Research and assess new information security threats and recommend remedial actions;
  • Evaluate security controls employed by Cloud service and other third party providers to ensure information assets are adequately protected;
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the implementation of new or updated information security technologies;
  • Incorporate industry security standards into practical security operations, network operations, and application development practices;
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy;
  • Executes projects as project leader, and lead engineer;
  • Work with governance stakeholders to establish best practices for AWS IAM, system permissions, single-sign-on, etc;
  • Analyzes business impact and exposure, based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risks;
  • Edit and maintain policy documentation related to InfoSec, Risk Management, and Incident Response.


  • Expertise with enterprise identity and namespace services (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, Oauth, SAML);
  • Knowledge of Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains a plus;
  • Strong communication skills and a collaborative approach;
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems or other related field, or equivalent work experience;
  • Familiarity with a relevant enterprise architecture methodology (e.g. Zachman Framework, TOGAF);
  • Proven implementation of creative technology solutions that advance the business;
  • Familiarity with international data privacy and U.S. regulations and bestvpractices;
  • Expertise with enterprise certificate management and PKI services;
  • Experience with information security policy design;
  • 5 to 10 years of experience required in the following: Extensive expertise in NIST and ISO 27000 security practice frameworks;
  • Experience with other cloud infrastructure a plus;
  • Demonstrable experience creating, securing and managing Cloud infrastructures (e.g. Microsoft Azure);
  • Experience in mapping standards such as ISO27K, PCI DSS, NIST, SANS Critical Controls, SOC for cybersecurity, etc. into organizational standards;
  • Demonstrable expertise with configuration automation practices and toolchains (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc…);
  • Experience with cryptography is a plus.