Principal Security Technical Architect - Digital and Mobile eCommerce


Principal Security Technical Architect, Digital & Mobile eCommerce

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: eCommerce Security Architect, Enterprise Security Architect, Lead Security Architect, Digital Security Architect, Mobile Security Architect, Chief Security Architect

About This Opportunity

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Principal Security Technical Architect, you’ll take the lead as you…

  • Develop and manage security reference architecture and strategy for securing Target’s ecommerce platform.
  • Serve as a technical expert to Target Digital and Mobile Architecture team and provide security guidance to product design.
  • Work cross functionally with Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security, Risk Management, Digital, Mobile, and Business teams.
  • Articulate architecture vision, security strategies, and trade-offs to stakeholders, including senior leadership and business partners.
  • Identify and manage tactical and strategic security risks to the digital portfolio.
  • Work with Cyber Security and Intel groups to get advanced warning about new threats and incorporate into platform architecture and design.
  • Propose platform architecture solutions and ensure the engineering teams and Senior Leadership align with the solutions.
  • Maintain technology roadmap of the platform and proactively work with the product management organization and engineering teams in driving the security roadmap.
  • Lead long term architecture strategy, and ensure compliance of the reference architecture and security requirements.
  • Champion Agile and DevOps mindsets and approaches.
  • Mentor and lead security and non-security engineers to develop future leaders.

Required skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 15+ years ecommerce security
  • 12 years software development experience mostly in large scale web systems
  • 3+ years cloud architecture
  • 3+ years of architecture in an Agile environment
  • Has payment security experience
  • Has experience with PCI compliance
  • Has threat modeling and penetration testing experience
  • Has experience with authentication and authorization in large scale environments
  • Has a working knowledge of designing and implementing software architectures (application, data persistence, high-volume/low-latency data integration)
  • Has a working knowledge of building services for Mobile Applications
  • Ability to convey technical solutions clearly to the entire organization
  • Ability to provide work direction to a small team as needed

Preferred skills

  • Extensive modern digital architectures, such as cloud, microservices, and APIs.
  • Experience using CDNs to accelerate digital systems
  • Experience in web security in datacenter and cloud
  • Experience in multiple languages including Java, Groovy, Go or Javascript
  • Large retail background a plus, but not required.

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