Security Architect - Rackspace United States - San Antonio Bookmark Share Print 356 0 2

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Job Profile Summary
Leader responsible for developing and maintaining the global enterprise information security technology strategy and baseline, managing and enforcing system development processes, and providing security engineering and consulting services across the enterprise. Manage staff resources providing guidance to functional and business units on appropriate security practices and solutions to comply with policy and standards while enabling the business. This role will manage collaboration with project teams, in order to define mitigating controls through the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). In addition, this position will also assist project teams with sourcing, product strategies, and technology research and evaluations. This role will also translate technical security vulnerabilities into business risk terminology. Finally, this position will support in the development of the security product strategy and roadmap for customer facing Security-as-a-Service solutions within Rackspace.

Careel Level Summary
  • This position is responsible for supervising other employees. This person should be able to execute their tasks with little to no supervision. They should be capable of organizing and delegating tasks as dictated by the current workload

  • Key Responsibilities
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and manages resources for effective and efficient use of security technologies related to the protection of Rackspace systems and data.
  • Leads and directs the planning, development, and implementation of data and system security controls and practices.
  • Consults on security direction, maintaining a vigil over prudent assurance of the information and information systems assets.
  • Works on problems of significant scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Develops and delivers communications corporate-wide for the successful deployment of security controls.
  • Evaluates suspected security breaches and recommend corrective actions.
  • Analyzes gaps between current and target security architecture and develops and implements roadmaps and plans to close gaps.
  • Directs, plans, and organizes activities of security professionals that provide information technology services throughout Rackspace.
  • Serves as subject matter expert on Cloud security issues and questions.

  • Knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; demonstrated ability to communicate highly technical concepts to non- technical audiences.
  • Strong understanding and experience with IT security technologies.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple teams in accomplishing process review and improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability in project management and change management.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop metrics, perform critical analysis and develop executive decision support content.
  • Experience with a wide variety of information security processes and principles, such as: Enterprise security architecture, Threat model development, Vulnerability assessment, Risk analysis, Defense in depth, SDLC, Identity and access management, Networking concepts (routing, design, TCP/IP), ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800-53, Business process design, Web services security.

  • Education
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field. High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Certifications
  • CISM, GIAC or other vendor (Cisco, Microsoft, etc) certifications preferred

  • Experience
  • Minimum 5-8 years experience in a security or related IT function

  • Physical Demands
  • General office environment. Moderate levels of stress may occur at times. May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor. No special physical demands required. Schedule flexibility to include working a weekend day regularly and holidays as required by the business for 24/7 operations

  • Travel
  • Occasional travel, less than 10%
  • Disclaimer
    The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job

    About Rackspace Technology
    We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
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    Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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