Security Architect


$55 - 70/hr


Oklahoma City, OK

Date Posted:

June 7, 2019

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Technology & IT

Our client is currently seeking a candidates to work as a Security Architect in Oklahoma City for a multi-year project. This position is to develop, administer, and oversee information security systems, tools, policies, and procedures required to protect critical state assets. This position requires an individual knowledgeable in network and internet security, incident response and management, forensic security investigations, auditing, security product management, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, telecommunications and security tools for defense in depth, and security policy and procedures. The primary focus of this position is on the integrity of the infrastructure and the processes required for delivering applications and services throughout the department.

Primary Responsibilities include:

- Proactively identify and address security issues that threaten assets
- Provide security engineering designs and implementation in all aspects of information assurance and information security engineering
- Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
- Validate system security requirements, definition, and analysis
- Establish system security designs
- Implement security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures
- Support secure systems operations and maintenance
- Coordinate requests from agencies related to security issues and questions
- Support the information security architecture and coordinate related activities with other state agencies and entities
- Support intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems to identify vulnerabilities, attack patterns, and signatures for the detection and prevention of service intrusions, interruptions, and/or denial of service incidents
- Respond to information security incidents to comply with statewide and agency information security policy, procedures, and guidelines
- Coordinate incident management procedures, including incident response and investigation, reporting to the appropriate authorities, and utilizing forensic best practices as needs dictate
- Coordinate and support information security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines
- Provide support for the business continuity and disaster recovery planning, development, and testing processes
- Perform security audits and produce results for agency administration, upper level management, and wide distribution
- Research, prepare, and/or edit IT security policies, whitepapers, technical newsletters, periodicals, status reports, newspaper and magazine article
- Develop and maintain a statewide Security Common Book of Knowledge where security knowledge is housed, maintained, and provided for staff use
- Prepare technical documentation and user documentation for in-house applications
- Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
- Identify and define system security requirements
- Design computer security architecture and develop detailed secure designs
- Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
- Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
- Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
- Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

If you or a colleague is interested in this opportunity, please contact us at 405-236-0202. We look forward to working with you!
• Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in information security or management information systems from an accredited college or university, or four years of information security experience
• A working knowledge of SIEM, Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection (desktop and Server), network security, and data security principles

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