Cloud Security Architect (VP)

Citi - Irving, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year
Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Technology
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 18055522


Do you want to be part of an exciting work environment of architecting secure applications that gives business a competitive edge?

Are you passionate about security to establish security capabilities to defend against the current and emerging threat landscape?

We are looking a Cloud Security Architect (CSA) to support our customer facing high risk web applications.

The CSA will primarily be responsible for defining, designing and validating the security controls are capabilities are built into the applications.

The CSA:
  • Should be a highly technical security practitioner with working knowledge of delivering secure application architecture and design.
  • Will be responsible for understanding the current and emerging threat landscape, and capabilities required to defend them.
  • Should have practical knowledge of building application using monolithic, micro services and Restful APIs.
  • Will evangelize security throughout the enterprise and drive changes needed to respond to emerging threats and business needs.
  • Will work across development, fraud, business and architecture teams.
About Citi:
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated information security, compliance and/or risk management experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated cloud computing experience
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and experience with workload migration to cloud
  • Individual should be expert building and delivering solutions for one or more of the leading cloud service provider (AWS, Microsoft or IBM)
  • CSA specializes in understanding all aspects Information Security domain in cloud computing in large scale environments
  • Experience implementing information security and privacy controls in the cloud environment
  • CSA should be familiar with compliance and regulatory posture in Financial Industry such as PCI-DSS, FFIEC, NIST etc.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Security certification (CISSP, CISM) preferred