The Senior Security Architect will demonstrate proficiency in:
Leading key program initiatives as identified in the client’s Information Security Strategy to further the client’s program maturity
Leading and managing project team(s) in designing security solutions and translating security requirements into plans for both IT and business units
Leading information security reviews of technology environments and business unit services
Leading and managing the security program’s Agile SAFE sprint planning activities
Supporting teams in successfully delivering projects through established project management / SAFE agile processes
Identifying process and operational improvements to extract further value from existing information security investments and to meet dynamic compliance, regulatory and security needs
Serving on the client’s Enterprise Architecture Group to advise on information and cyber security principles
Understanding emerging information security solutions and apply to advance the client’s security program
Participates in the development and the execution of the client’s information security strategy.
Driving execution of the client’s security incident response processes
Leading threat modeling assessments for key business application and technology projects
Leading definition and development on security implementation plans with cross-functional teams
Driving implementation of security standards and practices to support a strong security posture
Collaborating on design of information security orchestration to automate key processes
Leading information security integration in the client’s DevSecOps continuous integration / deployment code pipeline processes
A minimum of 10 years of broad level experience in architecting, maintaining and managing technology and information security eco-systems across a variety of technical and business disciplines
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience; industry certification or eligibility preferred (e.g. Security: CISSP, CISA, GSEC, Project Management: PMP, Prince2)
Knowledgeable of core technology and architectures including infrastructure, data, cloud, virtualization, network security
Proven technical skills and competencies to navigate a complex, robust and versatile environment
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 with a desire to solve problems and improve processes
Effective written and verbal communication skills across multiple stakeholders within IT and Business
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong leadership and collaboration skills to address cross-functional demands across technology and business disciplines
Experience with Financial Services practices is a plus
Additional Salary Information: Paying mid to high 120's bonus plan 12, 18 or 24% based on met goals.
About Testa Consulting Services, Inc.
Testa Consulting Services, Inc., was incorporated in 1997. Chief Executive Officer, Michael J. Testa, has nearly 31 years in the IT industry. His experience ranges from Software Engineering to Business Development. Mr. Testa leadership has propelled the organization into one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Small Businesses in Pittsburgh as recognized in the Pittsburgh Business Times and also one of the Top 25 IT consulting firms in the city.