Information Security Architect

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 11-06-2017
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
Position Title: Information Security Architect
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Position Status: Direct Hire
 
Position Description:
Our client is looking for Security Architect candidates for a position located in Birmingham, Alabama.
 
Required Education/Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or a related field and six (6) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage information security initiatives
  • Architect and engineer solutions for the following items and provide guidance to implementation teams
  • System network best practices
  • Firewall/IDP management
  • Mission critical operations support environment
  • Measure, evaluate, troubleshoot and diagnose system security problems
  • Offer solutions for network performance measurement and fine tuning
  • Coordinate changes in all internet facing firewalls
  • Security patch levels and virus protection signatures on servers and work stations
  • Mentor and collaborate with other team members for the dissemination of information about the security architecture and implementation for products and systems.
  • Conduct security audits in conjunction with clients and partners
  • Work with external consultants to identify gaps and develop solutions for system security
  • Achieve and maintain desired system security certifications.
  • Evaluate and approve security configuration standards and
  • Approve Security Configurations for routers and switches
  • Track vulnerabilities that could affect the environment
  • Answer questions related to impact of enterprise security regarding changes to operating systems, databases or applications
  • Work across multiple groups to assist in identification and mitigation of potential IT risk within the environment
  • Facilitate the operational tasks related to the production of Information Security reports, including internal and external trends
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