Associate Technical Security Architect

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Thomson Reuter's Information Security & Risk Management (ISRM) team is looking for an Associate Technical Security Architect to drive security design principles and requirements into our global network architecture. This role will be responsible for assisting the ISRM Architecture team provide service to the datacenter and enterprise for security architecture and solution design leaning on team expertise to integrate strategic initiatives and solutions into this disparate architecture. It will also require the establishment of strong relationships within the business architecture teams, with the ability to vocalise the ISRM policy and best practices to dedicated business architects.

The ideal candidate will possess the right demeanor, skillset and experience to develop and enhance very strong technical skills, becoming parts of a central pool of expertise for other architects within the team. Highly motivated, and keen to learn both fundamental and emerging technologies, expected to assume the role of security subject matter expert within a short timeframe. Experience in driving security solutions, practices and policies into disparate businesses. Working as part of a matrix organization, you will be the backbone of the security architecture team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of core security disciplines, with close attention to developing industry trends
  • Study fundamental and emerging technologies, security practices and methodologies to become an subject matter expert
  • Collaborate with business and technology peers to understand business goals, use of application development processes and related tools
  • Drive security design principles and requirements to enhance ISRMs ability to streamline the implementation of security controls into solutions
  • Assessing secure development approaches, requirements, and evaluating existing solutions and providing strategic direction towards enhancements
  • Provide technical security expertise, including communicating security architectural decisions, benefits, risks and other activities including security requirement definition, and facilitation of security testing and management of residual risk
  • Serve as the Security Lead in the design, implementation and integration phases of business products and services to meet business security requirements, address corporate risks and exposures in cloud-based solutions
  • Serve as a security subject matter expert during discussions and meetings with key stakeholders within each business unit
  • Interact with peers, project teams, technical specialists and other senior members of the company to provide advice on security and assist with compensating control alternatives where security requirements cannot be met
  • Serve as the Security expert across security architecture functional areas; credential management, access provisioning, authentication and authorization, application security, infrastructure security, data security, security monitoring and operation security
  • Serve as escalation for the risk assessment team as it relates to outstanding security risks

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Experienced team player who demonstrates results in matrix organization
  • 3 years progressive experience in IT security, with minimum of 2 years of performing IT security risk assessments and 1 year of leading security architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams and business stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field required
  • CISSP certification; CISM, CISA, CRISC, CIPP, CGEIT or ITIL certifications is preferred
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture, technical design and implementations, including Infrastructure as s Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as Service (SaaS) delivery models
  • Strong knowledge of secure development and general software development methodologies and practices
  • Experience with security related regulatory requirements, such as NIST, PCI, ISO 27001, HIPAA compliance
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; ability to facilitate communications to business stakeholders and interact with all levels of management; ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and comfortable with ambiguity

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to document design patterns in a coherent manor for peers to follow
  • Proven ability to understand others approaches to solving problems, and guide them into a secure thought pattern

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.

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