Security Operations Architect

Dedicated Tech Services - Columbus, OH

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc. (DTS) is an award-winning IT consulting firm based in Columbus, OH. We now have an opening for a Security Operations Architect in Columbus, Ohio.

US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Direct applicants only, no corp-to-corp candidates, third parties, or agencies, please.

This is a right-to-hire position with our client.

Required Skills and Experience:
2+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in systems, applications, or architecture
4+ years of information security experience
4+ years of experience delivering technology solutions in large-scale complex organizations
Strong experience in Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and Orchestration technologies
Strong working knowledge of TCP, UDP protocols and VPN technologies
Solid understanding of cyber defensive architecture and technologies required to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats and attack. Technologies include:
Vulnerability assessment
Infrastructure (firewall, IPS/IDS, proxy)
Host-based protection and security, etc.
Proven ability to develop end-to-end security and technology control solutions (across platforms, application, data and networks)
Experience applying security operations technical principles, practices, and procedures
Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
Experience influencing management on technical or business solutions
Able to manage simultaneous multiple complex tasks and to bring activities to closure
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Desired Skills and Experience:
Experience architecting security solutions for financial services corporations
Familiarity with financial services compliance regulations and IT frameworks and standards

Job Description:
We are seeking a seasoned Cyber Operations SME with experience in engineering and/or architecting cyber IDS/IPS capability. The Information Security Operations Architect position focuses on designing and supporting operations security and boundary defense for large scale enterprises. A successful candidate will partner with application owners and enterprise service providers to design operations security controls.

The position is 50% security architecture, 30% technical leadership, and 20% research and development. You will work with project delivery and enterprise architecture teams to set standards, provide leadership, and be the final approval from a security perspective on projects and standards. You will also:

Act as a subject matter expert and have a strong understanding of product roadmaps, trends, and industry practices
Work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Employ strong analytical skills, the ability to think strategically, and critical thinking skills to question status quo.