Job Description :
Application Security Architect is Responsible for the application security practices, guidelines and serve as application scanning subject matter expert.


Years of Experience:
7+ years of experience in security architecture
10+ years of experience in information security (engineering, analyst, incident response)
10+ years of experience working with computer systems
10+ years of experience working with application architecture and application development
10+ years of experience working with network software and hardware, data or voice as well as experience with open and proprietary software and hardware

Job Description:
\tEstablish the target security/infrastructure architecture for security platforms (specific to applications/systems security)
\tActs as consultant and subject matter expert to leadership and project sponsor in defining the vision, objective and scope of major security related work projects and programs.
\tConsults with project delivery teams and solution providers to implement security architecture frameworks and solutions.
\tConsults and researches with vendor product specialists/sales, independent research organizations, on-site support engineers and fellow architects and administrators on best-fit technologies and also ensure compliance to department policies & standards and technology roadmap.
\tCoordinate with Enterprise Architecture team for technology validation or suggestions for alternative solutions. If necessary, initiate Solution Assessments, Infrastructure Service Requests, and any applicable required documentation to implement the new technology.
\tAdvocates the use of emerging cyber security best practices, technologies, developing standards and procedures, promoting the usage of automated tools, developing strategies, and aligning practices with strategic initiatives.
\tAuthors requirements, including definition of dependencies on infrastructure consolidation efforts.
\tAuthors design related artifacts (Functional Design, System Design, Security Architecture)
\tProduce architectural framework documents i.e., white papers, guidance documents, best practices, technical reports, etc.
\tPerforms security architecture and general security reviews for new infrastructure and system implementations
\tDefine Security/Information Assurance requirements (and dependencies
\tSpecify key architectural aspects of the architecture view and identify other aspects that need definition.
\tProject contributor representing security and participates in project plan development
\tProvides project estimates based on past experience with security implementation-based projects and programs
\tLeverage broad-based understanding of technology areas and end-to-end knowledge of current installations to craft architectural solutions or standards that can be applied across the enterprise.
\tOperate within the context of the State of Michigan – State Unified IT Environment (SUITE) process methodology.
\tProvide strategic and architectural support for cyber Security as a Subject Matter Expert.
\tProvide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to security controls (e.g. NIST 800, CIS, and related)
\tProvide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF or related)

Required/Desired Skills





Skill
Required /Desired
Amount
of Experience


Experience in an enterprise level technology environment with a mature security department.
Required
10
Years


Demonstrates practical experience in application security
Required
5
Years


Practical experience consulting with project teams and solution providers
Required
8
Years


Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security controls (e.g. NIST and CIS Top 20 and related)
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security frameworks (e.g. ISO27001)
Highly desired
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of regulatory security controls (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, CJIS, FISMA)
Desired
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience in Enterprise Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF or related
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience in Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge in Static and Dynamic Application Security Testing (using scanning tool such as IBM AppScan
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience in Identity and access management (IAM)
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge with Application Security or Development Net, Java, Apex, PHP, Node.js, Ruby on Rails)
Required
10
Years


Experience working with current and emerging development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Extreme Programming and related)
Required
10
Years


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
Required
4
Years


Demonstrates practical, recent experience and in-depth knowledge of DevOps
Required
5
Years


Demonstrates practical experience with authentication/access control technologies (MS Active Directory, LDAP, SAML, Forms-based authentication, etc.
Required
5
Years