Principal Security Architect

Position:Principal Security Architect

Job Description:Summary:

At present, we have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Principle Security Architect to join our Corporate Information Technology team in Denver (Centennial), CO.

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.


Develops functional and technical artifacts that constitute the enterprise information security architecture.

Serves as a security expert in systems development, platform (OS /Database) and web technologies; support project teams in complying with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations and best practices.

Researches, designs and advocates for new technologies, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise.

Contributes to the development and maintenance of the information security strategy.

Evaluates and develops secure solutions, based on approved security principles and patterns; Analyzes business impact and exposure, based on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and risks.

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.


10+ years of overall information security experience

5+ years functional experience with IS 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).

Active industry recognized certifications such as: CISSP, CIPP, CISA etc.

What is in it for you?


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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.



Time Type:Full time

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