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Information Security Architect

St. Louis, MO 63110

Posted: 10/12/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 15679

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for an Information Security Architect to join our team.

  • Create, document, and communicate security requirements based on standards, best practices, threats, and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Review research contracts and grants to identify the appropriate security controls and plan.
  • Develop security plans for systems and projects.
  • Develop corrective action plans as necessary.
  • Work with ISO and NIST frameworks.
  • Review federal, state, and industry regulations to ensure appropriate requirements and controls are in place to maintain/obtain compliance (i.e., HIPAA, PCI, GDPR).
  • Ensure IT security architecture, plans, controls, policies, and procedures are aligned with IT standards and mission.
  • Develop and document target-state and multi-year security architecture strategies.
  • Delivers guidance for the planning process and provide teams a clear direction for implementation of their required security controls.
  • Coordinate with architects, engineers, project managers, and other IT staff on new projects/programs.
  • Maintain matrix of security standards.
  • Develop process for the regular review of standards and controls with IT.
  • Develop and provide reports for senior management.
  • Provide status updates on projects.
  • Recommend systems and enhancements to improve security.
  • Mentor others to ensure technical skills are in place to meet technical leadership-related resource requirements in the future.
  • Plan, create, maintain, and ensure integration of information security for Enterprise architecture.
  • Work with team members to perform security controls and risk reviews.
  • Collaborate, negotiate, and influence direction and decision making in order to enable the delivery of quality solutions.
  • Serve as a key decision maker and escalation point for approving architectural decisions within the scope of risk mitigation.
  • Ensure a clear understanding of industry direction and the risks associated with architecture and technology and ensure integration of that direction as appropriate.
  • Focus on increasing depth and breadth of information security in the architecture knowledge and skills on a continual basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Office Setting.
  • Will require some evening and weekends.
  • Ability to travel to on and off campus locations.
Required Qualifications
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in information technology, engineering, telecommunications, computer science, or a field closely related to the nature of the position and five years of progressive experience in the field of information technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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