Church Mutual is a property-casualty insurer with a 122-year history and we are poised to transform and grow. The cybersecurity architect designs and builds the organization's cyber security systems and infrastructure. Helps to identify and define the organization's cyber security needs – researches, plans, designs and evaluates cyber security architectures in accordance with these needs. Collaborates with cyber security engineers, during the implementation and integration of new and existing cyber security solutions. Develops security policy, procedures, documentation, and standards and provides oversight on their implementation. This role requires more than 8 years of relevant working experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the assessment of the organization’s security needs to include business units' application and data security and authorization needs.
Lead the application development and infrastructure to implement security guidelines and standards.
Make recommendations for enhancing systems security.
Broad experience security frameworks, regulations, cloud, and risk management,
Demonstrated experience in with infrastructure and security technologies.
Exceptional communication skills with the ability to articulate security and an easily understood levels at all levels of the organization.
Working knowledge of NIST, PCI, and privacy laws.
Recognized security certification, preferably CISSP.
Develop security standards across all information technology.
Ensure policies and processes for information security are aligned, implemented, and maintained to meet regulatory requirements.
Collaborate with business, IT leadership and other architects.
Participate as a member of the architecture team and drive collaboration for consolidated IT strategies and roadmaps.
Work with the architecture team to ensure current and future business needs adhere to security requirements.
Present security architecture designs and solutions at all levels of the organization.
Participate is project design reviews, identifying control gaps and provide recommendations for remediation of control gaps.
Perform risk analysis to balance the cost of protection versus risk of doing nothing.
Assist the Information Security Director in drafting strategies and roadmaps.
Provide additional information security assistance as required.
Technically proficient in network security, server and desktop operating systems, operating system hardening, virtualization technologies.
Knowledge of Security Incident and Event Monitoring and management (SIEM).
Knowledge of SDLC methodologies.
Technical design documentation using of Visio.
Strong knowledge of MS Office tools.
Strong knowledge of perimeter security methodologies.
Skill in administering vulnerability scanning tools.
Superior risk-assessment and measurement skills.
Strong security incident response skills.
Strong strategic thinking, planning, solution assessment, and validation skills.
Strong collaboration, partnering, and teamwork skills.
Strong collaboration, problem-solving, and analytic skills.
Ability to adapt.
Ability to coach and mentor.
8 years' experience in Information Security field with working knowledge of information systems, business operations, requirements analysis, and integration/design solutions.
Insurance industry experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in related field (e.g., business, finance or technical) or equivalent experience required.
CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, or other relevant GIAC certifications preferred.
Church Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.