Information Security Architect

Date: May 13, 2013

Location: Ewing, NJ


Quantum Tech Staffing is seeking an Information Security Architect for a contract position in Ewing, NJ.

The Information Security Architect is responsible for planning and maintaining enterprise-wide information security framework and architecture. The architect will ensure that the design/implementation of all business solutions meet security requirements

Roles and Responsibilities:
o Candidate will have experience in IT Security engineering and architecture, including hands on experience designing and deploying security solutions.
o The candidate will report to the Information Security Unit and partner and collaborate with Information Security staff, the IT Enterprise Architect and IT staff to achieve a high-level of enterprise security and ensure that the design / implementation of all business solutions meet the Judiciary security policies, standards and applicable compliance mandates.
o Strong knowledge in network security design, architecture and implementation.
o Domain expertise in 3 or more of the following areas: network security, network architecture and routing, Windows platform security, UNIX/Linux platform security, encryption, threat management, application security, database management / security, data governance, entitlements management, identity and access management, data loss prevention, PKI, authentication technologies.
o Ability to perform systems security or vulnerability analysis and design is a must. Guiding development teams to address these security issues.
o Knowledge of routing protocols; understanding of Network Layer concepts and technologies, packet-level understanding of basic TCP/IP protocols, understanding of VPN technologies to include GRE and IPSec.
o Detailed understanding and configuration experience of routing, firewall and load balancing technical capabilities.
o Thorough knowledge of IPS/IDS and Web proxies.
o Knowledge of application security, authentication and access management.
o Current knowledge of security threats and security tools.
o Hands on experience with ethical hacking and incident response.
o Experience with Security Audit projects
o Demonstrated ability to communicate at multiple levels from highly technical to business.
o Abilitiy to identify, understand and communicate complex network and security issues effectively.
o Understanding of XML, Java, dotnet and scripting tools.

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 plus years
Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study and Security Certifications a plus (ie CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CRISC, CCNP/CCNA)
Knowledge of security management framework such as ISO 27xxx and OWASP

Required skills:
o Network Security Design – 7 years
o IT Security Architecture; designing and deploying security solutions – 7 years
o Windows platform security – 7 years
o Application security – 5 years
o Identify and Access Management – 5 years
o Threat management, vulnerability analysis – 5 years
o Data Loss prevention – 3 years
o IPS/ IDS and Web Proxies – 3 years
o PCI DSS Compliance /Security Audit
o Security Certification (CISSP, GIAC, CRISC, CCNP/CCNA) – Desired