17 hours

Information Security Architect, Sr.

Performant Financial
Livermore, CA
  • Job Code
    2020-10-1R-003
Performant Financial Corporation
Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Information Security Architect, Sr.
Job Code:2020-10-1R-003
Location:Remote - Livermore, CA
Status:Regular Full Time
  
Responsibilities:

As a Senior Information Security Architect, your responsibilities will be to:

Collaborate with internal and external teams to enhance and support an enterprise grade security environment for both Performant and its subsidiaries.  Focus will be on driving efficiency in processes related to security that allows the company to focus on growth while reducing the need for additional staffing.  

Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for systems security related issues
Perform security / risk assessments 
Interface with members of the entire IT organization and business to manage security vulnerabilities
Streamline and automate recurring tasks in support of security controls
Interface with development team(s) to ensure applications are secure and conform to best coding practices 
Work as part of an incident security response team as needed
Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
Training of users in implementation or conversion of systems and education of security best practices
Research and development of white papers / articles on latest trends that identify and current and emerging security threats  
Maintain and apply deep understanding of Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Active Directory and Red Hat Linux
Maintain and apply understanding of application development methodologies
Applies experience with Information Security Tools including:
o Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) 
o Firewalls and other networking technologies
o Vulnerability management solutions
o Penetration tools
o File Integrity Management (FIM)
o Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
o Intrusion Detection / Prevention Solutions (IDS/IPS)
o Encryption solutions 
Applies experience with Information Security Methodologies including:
o Security/computer incident response methodologies
o Security auditing methodologies, including documentation and system/network auditing
o Vulnerability management and risk assessment methodologies
Performs role with a high level of work independence
Completes required external training and maintains required certifications
Completes required internally assigned training
Is able to obtain and retain required security clearances required for the position (company facilitates clearance processes)
Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

 
Required Skills and Knowledge:

Depth and breadth of security architecture, solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies
Skilled at designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team.
Experience consulting and engineering in the development and design of security best practices and implementation of solid security    principles across the organization, to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.
o Security considerations of cloud computing: including data breaches, broken authentication, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, APTs, data loss and DoS attacks.
o Identity and access management (IAM) – the framework of security policies and technologies that limit and track the access of those in an organization to sensitive technology resources.
Knowledge of:
o VB, .NET, API/web services, scripting languages and a relational database management system (RDBMS) such as MS SQL Server or Access. 
o Relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, specifically NIST 800-53
o Relevant IRS Standards to include Publication 1075 and 4812
o Relevant HIPAA and HITRUST controls
o Relevant PCI DSS controls

Strong technical writing skills
Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
Strong requirements gathering, analysis and organization skills
Strong desire and demonstrated ability to learn new skills and technologies



Physical Requirements:

•Sit/stand/walk 8-10 hours/day
•Lift/carry/push/pull under and over 10lbs occasionally
•Keying frequency, handling, reaching, fine manipulation
Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree computer science or in a related field, or an equivalent level of competence obtained through experience,  education and/or training.
•CISSP or ability to get one within next 12 months
•Obtains required clearances (such as IRS, Treasury and HHS)
•Five or more years’ experience in:
o Security architecture, demonstrating solutions delivery, principles and emerging technologies - Designing and implementing security solutions. This includes continuous monitoring and making improvements to those solutions, working with an information security team.
o Consulting and engineering in the development and design of security best practices and implementation of solid security principles across the organization, to meet business goals along with customer and regulatory requirements.
o Security considerations of cloud computing: They include data breaches, broken authentication, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, APTs, data loss and DoS attacks.
o Identity and access management (IAM) – the framework of security policies and technologies that limit and track the access of those in an organization to sensitive technology resources.
•Experience and general knowledge of:
o VB, .NET, API/web services, scripting languages and a relational database management system (RDBMS) such as MS SQL Server or Access. 
o Relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, specifically NIST 800-53
o Relevant IRS Standards to include Publication 1075 and 4812
o Relevant HIPAA and HITRUST controls
o Relevant PCI DSS controls
•You have the experience and background required to be successful in the role.




Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration protected by law. Performant will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

Employment Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position and authorization to work in the United States is required prior to employment.

Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace:
Performant Financial Corporate is committed to maintaining a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. Candidates that have been offered employment will be required to submit and successfully pass a drug and alcohol screening. Drug and alcohol screening for current employees may be performed in certain circumstances in accordance with company policy and applicable laws.

Background and Credit Checks:
Performant Financial Corporation will procure a background criminal and credit history report on you in connection with your application for employment as allowed under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of your authorization and, if you are hired or engaged by Performant Financial Corporation, throughout your employment or contract period.

Agency Submissions:
Performant Financial Corporation does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Performant employees. Performant Financial Corporation is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 
  

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Posted: 2020-02-24 Expires: 2020-03-25

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