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Principal Security Architect

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Bellevue, WA
$145,000 - $165,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 01, 2017
Job ID
7 years of technical security solutions experience in a combination of relevant Security areas.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of and experience implementing information security architecture concepts, principles, methods, and components.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of and experience implementing Information Assurance principles and organizational requirements relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation.
• Working knowledge of IT architectural concepts and frameworks
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with foundational technology concepts including:
o How system components are installed, integrated, and optimized,
o Computer networking fundamentals
o How traffic flows across the network
o Server and client operating systems and database systems,
o Network systems management principles, models, methods (e.g., end-to-end systems performance monitoring, fault tolerance), and tools,
o IT supply chain security/risk management policies, requirements, and procedures
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with security objectives, operational objectives, and tradeoffs associated with the network design process.
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with network access, identity and access management, and access authentication methods.
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with network protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, DNS, and HTTP.
• Knowledge of cryptology and encryption algorithms (e.g., IPSEC, AES, GRE, IKE, MD5, SHA, 3DES).
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with the implementation of data security standards / guidance and regulatory / contractual information security requirements.
• Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with foundational security concepts including:
o Risk management processes, including steps and methods for assessing risk.
o Secure configuration mgmt. techniques.
o Security test and evaluation processes.
o Secure system design tools, methods, and techniques.
o Secure software engineering / development principles and methods.
• Knowledge of the telecommunications industry and associated technologies
  • Work cross-functionally to understand the linkage between business goals, business architectures, technology and security architectures - and strive to further business goals via evolution of architectures.  
  • Drive the evolution of security infrastructure, processes, products, and services by influencing decision makers.  
  • Compile, deliver, and evangelize end-to-end  technology and security roadmaps that guide the evolution of security infrastructure, products, and services by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines 
  • Responsible for building effective working relationships, making sound decisions, successfully making changes, initiating action and achieving results.
  • Compile, develop, deliver, and evangelize end-to-end technology and security roadmaps that guide the evolution of security services, practices, products, and infrastructure by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines
  • Compile, develop, deliver, and evangelize security reference architectures and best practices that address critical security challenges and provide commercially responsible security guardrails for technology.
  • Influence stakeholders and ensure alignment with security strategy and architecture principles by driving collaboration across the enterprise’s technology architecture functions, the inclusion of security strategy roadmaps into enterprise technology roadmaps, and the adoption of security reference architectures and best practices.
  • Mentor team members on information assurance and security best practices in area of expertise.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert across multiple security domains to guide technology and security strategy and communicate big-picture enterprise-wide security issues to team and decision makers.
  • Also responsible for other Duties/Projects as assigned by business management as needed.

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.