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I am working with my client who is a Regional Bank to hire a Security Architect.

Job Description:

They are seeking an experienced Security Architect to join them. As a Security Architect, you will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust security solutions across various domains, including Application Security, Infrastructure Security and Cloud Security.

Responsibilities:

1. Architecture Design: Design and develop comprehensive security architectures that address the unique requirements of applications, cloud infrastructure, data systems, workloads, networks, and identity management.

2. Implementation and Deployment: Implement security solutions across multiple domains, ensuring seamless integration with existing systems and adherence to security policies and industry best practices.

3. Risk Assessment: Conduct thorough risk assessments and vulnerability analyses to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities, and develop proactive mitigation strategies to safeguard assets.

4. Identity & Access Management (IAM): Develop and implement IAM strategies, including access control, authentication, and authorization mechanisms, to manage user identities and protect sensitive data and resources.

5. Cloud Security: Design and implement robust security controls for cloud environments, including public, private, and hybrid clouds, to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

6. Data Security: Implement advanced data protection mechanisms, encryption techniques, and data loss prevention (DLP) strategies to safeguard the bank's sensitive data at rest and in transit.

7. Network Security: Design and deploy sophisticated network security solutions, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), VPNs, and secure network architectures, to defend against evolving cyber threats.

8. Vulnerability Management: Develop and maintain comprehensive vulnerability management programs to proactively identify, prioritize, and remediate security vulnerabilities across bank's systems and applications.

9. Security Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements (e.g., MAS TRM, GDPR, PCI DSS) and industry standards (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST) through regular audits, assessments, and security controls monitoring.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.

- Extensive experience with 10-15 years of working as a Security Architect or in a similar role within the banking or financial services industry.

- Deep expertise in designing and implementing security solutions across multiple domains, including Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Security, Workload Security, Network Security, IAM, and Vulnerability Management.

- Strong understanding of banking regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks, such as MAS TRM, GDPR, and PCI DSS.

- Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CCSK, or equivalent are highly desirable.

If you are passionate about cybersecurity and possess the required skills and experience, we invite you to submit your application with an updated CV.