Information Security Architect

    • Detroit, MI

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 7 years in a technical IT security role
  • CISSP, GIAC, GSEC or other security certifications
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Expert level knowledge of all layers of the OSI model and technologies/concepts that can be used to secure each
  • Strong knowledge of cloud concepts and technologies
  • Strong practical knowledge of concepts such as least privilege, zero trust, encryption, SOA, network design, access control and incident containment
  • Working knowledge of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF, SABSA or others

Job Summary
The Information Security Architect works with various areas of the business to collaborate on strategy, help design secure solutions, and build standards for how those solutions should be implemented and maintained in the future.

  • Help set strategic direction for information security initiatives, processes and standards
  • Research, evaluate and drive next-generation security technologies and concepts to keep security ahead of the curve
  • Build relationships and collaborate with other architects across IT to ensure all visions are aligned
  • Conduct and attend project meetings to provide security and governance input throughout project life cycles
  • Influence decision-makers in the areas of secure network design, access/authentication controls, IaaS and others
  • Coordinate risk assessments of IT projects and systems
  • Create, refine, deliver and evangelize information security standards to be used throughout the enterprise that balance business needs and external requirements
  • Create end-to-end security solutions involving a mix of technical and organizational requirements
  • Monitor changes in the legislative, regulatory and contractual landscape to ensure that the information security program is always at least one step ahead
  • Mentor more junior information security team members

Who We Are
Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question - it's part of our DNA.

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