Enterprise Architect IV, Principle

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The Principal Security Architect is a senior member of the Information Security organization and will report directly to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This is a hybrid of roles stemming from the following: technologist, researcher, consultant, and partner supporting the Line of Business CIO in driving security solutions throughout his/her organization.


  • Define enterprise application security processes, procedures, guidelines, and documentation covering various SDLC lifecycles, including waterfall, agile, and DevOps.
  • Develops functional and technical artifacts that constitute the enterprise information security architecture.
  • Researches, designs and advocates for new technologies, architectures and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise.
  • Delivers secure application development and code review training.
  • Communicates security risks and solutions to business partners and IT staff.
  • Develops metrics that demonstrate current risk state, indicators of progress, and business alignment for those activities

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of overall information security experience
  • 5+ years functional experience with information security architecture and security principles, approaches, and technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a discipline which compliments the role or equivalent experience
  • Experience with relevant enterprise architecture methodology (Zachman Framework, TOGAF etc).
  • Knowledge of a security-specific architecture methodology (e.g. SABSA).
  • Proficiency in a scripting languages, preferably Perl, PHP, or Python.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OWASP
  • Experience reverse engineering APIs or malware, or conducting web application penetration tests.
  • Active industry recognized certifications such as: CISSP, CIPP, CISA etc.

What is in it for you?

  • Training
  • Skills development
  • Performance coaching
  • Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more.
  • Community involvement opportunities


At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Our comprehensive, competitive benefits program is an important part of your total compensation package. We offer a variety of plans and coverage including health and welfare, retirement, paid time off, and voluntary benefits as well as resources to help you make cost-effective decisions for you and your family. Everyone counts at Arrow, and our benefits enable you to achieve and maintain better health and plan for your future as we work together toward smarter solutions in tomorrow’s technology.

Arrow offers competitive time off for you, which includes accrued vacation time, personal and floating holidays, in addition to other observed holidays. These are granted based on the date you join the company in any given year.


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