Information Secuirty Architect (R-4781)
March 24, 2021
India - Remote
Job Description: Information Security Architect (Design & Architecture)
Job Location: Gurgaon/ Bangalore/ Hyderabad (Remote location is also possible)
Rackspace is looking for Security Architect who should be responsible for developing and maintaining the global enterprise information security technology strategy and baseline, managing and enforcing system development processes, and providing security engineering and consulting services across the enterprise. Collaborate with project teams, in order to define mitigating controls through the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Assist project teams with sourcing, product strategies, and technology research and evaluations. This will ensure that information security is a fundamental element of the technology architecture. Perform tasks to translate technical security vulnerabilities into business risk terminology.
Supervises tasks for effective and efficient use of security technologies related to the protection of Rackspace systems and data.
Supports the planning, development, and implementation of data and system security controls and practices.
Consults on security direction, maintaining a vigil over prudent assurance of the information and information systems assets.
Oversees problems of significant scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
Plans and delivers communications corporate-wide for the successful deployment of security controls.
Evaluates suspected security breaches and recommend corrective actions.
Analyzes gaps between current and target security architecture and develops and implements roadmaps and plans to close gaps.
Supervise activities in support of security professionals that provide information technology services throughout Rackspace.
Provide line tasks within the Information Security Architecture and Engineering function. Develop, communicate and implement the security architecture framework (based on ISO 27001/27002 and NIST 800-53).
Embed Rackspace’s information security policies, standards and procedures into IT services methodologies.
Proactively work with the global enterprise security team to ensure all security components are appropriate integrated into the overall architecture strategy.
Assist the Rackspace IT (GET), Global Data Center (GDCI), Product and business community on the appropriate implementation of Rackspace information security policies and standards.
Supervise tasks in research and design phases, to ensure information security is a fundamental element of the architecture. Integrate guidance on mandatory and recommended controls, to ensure they are appropriately implemented.
Collaborate with project teams to interpret any vulnerabilities found during certification processes; help define mitigating controls and design plans for remediation, or alternatively assist with the exception process.
Help educate Rackspace GET, GDCI Product and the community at large on the requirements within the Rackspace information security governance framework.
Design and integrate minimum-security baseline standards for security devices within the technology environment (IDS/IPS, firewalls, VPN, operating systems, BYOD, etc.) Advise in the development of the security product strategy and roadmaps for the various internal and customer facing security offerings.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
demonstrated ability to communicate highly technical concepts to non- technical audiences. Strong understanding and experience with IT security technologies.
Basic understanding of a variety of information security processes and principles, such as: Enterprise security architecture, Vulnerability assessment, Defense in depth, SDLC, Identity and access management, Networking concepts (routing, design, TCP/IP), ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800-53, Web services security.
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