The Cybersecurity Architect plays an integral role in defining and assessing Saint Louis Universitys security strategy, architecture, and practices. The security architect will be required to effectively translate academic goals, business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. Â The successful candidate provides architectural, policy and procedural guidance in the design of cybersecurity, network, system, and application security architectures for information technology projects and initiatives within the University. Ensures SLUs overall security infrastructure provides secure and high-performance IT services.
25% Develops and maintains a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with academic, business, technology, and threat drivers
25% Develops security strategy plans and tactical roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices. Drafts security procedures and standards to be reviewed and approved by executive management and/or formally authorized by the chief information security officer (CISO)
25% Determines baseline security configuration standards for operating systems (e.g., operating system hardening), network segmentation, cloud security architecture, and identity and access management (IAM)
20% As part of the due diligence of security technologies, the security architect will be expected to evaluate the costs of recommended technologies. Specifically, the security architect will need to quantify purchasing and licensing options, estimate labor costs for a given service or technology, and estimate the total cost of operation or the ROI, or payback period for services or technologies that are replacing existing capabilities
5% Liaisons with the internal audit (IA) team to review and evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of security-related controls, policies, and procedures
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Demonstrated ability to design and implement systems architectureÂ
Direct experience overseeing security infrastructure such as firewalls, IPSs, WAFs, endpoint protection, SIEM and log management technology
Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure
The architect is expected to have compliance oversight experience with PCI-DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, GDPR, FERPA, NIST CSF, and ITAR.
Experience preferred in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman or TOGAF
Skilled at interpreting business, technology, and threat drivers, and developing practical security roadmaps to deal with these drivers
Experience interfacing with, and gain the respect of, stakeholders at all levels and roles in SLU
Is a confident, energetic self-starter, with strong interpersonal skills
The successful candidate will have masters degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field. Candidates with demonstrated work experience in network and cloud data management are encouraged.
Minimum 7 years of experience in working in cybersecurity
Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the Universitys vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employees start date will result in termination of the employment.Â Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.