Job Description :
Title: Information Security Architect
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Duration: 6+ Months


The Information Security Architect provides direction and leadership for all Information Security architecture and technology. The individual performs the lead role in the identification, analysis, evaluation, life-cycle management, and adoption of security technologies. The Information Security Architect is a key consultant regarding security features of technologies in the corporate environment, working closely with other security functions to ensure that there is coordination with their activities in technology choices.

Required Qualifications:

Education Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field required.
Information System Security certifications required. (e.g., GAIC, CISM, CISA, CISSP)
Experience Requirements:
5+ years direct information security experience - including research, design, build, deployment, operation, and support phases.
Specific Technical Skills & Competencies:
Demonstrated ability to integrate various security & data protection technologies and controls into a cohesive architecture that sufficiently mitigates risk to the company
Deep technical understanding of and experience with security technologies including, but not limited to, intrusion detection/prevention, event correlation, firewall, antivirus, anti spam, policy enforcement, patch/configuration management, audit, application whitelisting, secure application development, etc.
Thorough understanding of the security controls provided in common platforms and applications in the corporate environment including, but not limited to, Unix, Linux, Windows, IBM Mainframe (zTPF, MVS), MS SQL, Server Microsoft Outlook, etc.
Experience in data exfiltration techniques and detection and response tools and strategies
Experience with designing and implementing secure networks.
Experience with secure data communications and applications.
Experience with virtualization technologies.
Experience with both on premise and cloud based security solutions preferred.
Comfort working across multiple computing platforms. (Windows, AS/400, zOS)
Knowledge of SANS 20 critical controls framework and other security frameworks and regulations (HITRUST, NIST, ISO, HIPAA)