IT Security Architect

IT Security Architect Job Description Template

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


  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats;
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge;
  • Use current programming languages and technologies, write code, complete programming, and perform testing and debugging of applications;
  • Design, build and implement enterprise-class security systems for a production environment;
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy;
  • Train users in implementation or conversion of systems;
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements;
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements.


  • Excellent troubleshooting skills;
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and Visio;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related filed or equivalent experience;
  • Experience and knowledge of IT systems/data security as it relates to the SaaS environment;
  • Firewall security management and auditing tools such as Algosec or Tufin;
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM);
  • Network traffic analysis, system forensics, dynamic and static malware analysis, signature generation, etc;
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
  • Network Access Control tools such as Cisco ISE or Forescout;
  • Knowledge of vendor software integration and interaction patterns;
  • Application vulnerability assessments and vulnerability remediation;
  • Incident Response planning and execution;
  • 8+ years experience designing, developing, implementing systems;
  • Web application firewalls;
  • Remediating Open Web Application Security Project(OWASP) Top 10 vulnerabilities.