Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

IT Security Architect – MI586105


This is a Contract position in Lansing, MI posted January 22, 2019.

Location: Lansing, MI (Dimondale)
Pay Rate: $95/hr w-2 with benefits
Duration: 1 year with extensions
Start Date: ASAP
Position ID: MI586105

Cloud Security Architect reporting into the DTMB’s Michigan Cyber Security department with dotted line reporting relationship to DTMB’s Enterprise Architecture department. Responsible for the security architecture for Cloud, IaaS, tenant platforms.

Years of Experience:
7+ years of experience in security architecture
10+ years of experience in information security (engineering, analyst, incident response)
10+ years of experience working with computer systems
10+ years of experience working with network software and hardware, data or voice as well as experience with open and proprietary software and hardware

Job Description:
• Establish the target security/infrastructure architecture for security platforms.
• Acts as consultant and subject matter expert to leadership and project sponsor in defining the vision, objective and scope of major security related work projects and programs.
• Consults with project delivery teams and solution providers to implement security architecture frameworks and solutions.
• Consults and researches with vendor product specialists/sales, independent research organizations, on-site support engineers and fellow architects and administrators on best-fit technologies and also ensure compliance to department policies & standards and technology roadmap.
• Coordinate with Enterprise Architecture team for technology validation or suggestions for alternative solutions. If necessary, initiate Solution Assessments, Infrastructure Service Requests, and any applicable required documentation to implement the new technology.
• Advocates the use of emerging cyber security best practices, technologies, developing standards and procedures, promoting the usage of automated tools, developing strategies, and aligning practices with strategic initiatives.
• Authors requirements, including definition of dependencies on infrastructure consolidation efforts.
• Authors design related artifacts (Functional Design, System Design, Security Architecture)
• Produce architectural framework documents i.e., white papers, guidance documents, best practices, technical reports, etc.
• Performs security architecture and general security reviews for new infrastructure and system implementations
• Define Security/Information Assurance requirements (and dependencies).
• Specify key architectural aspects of the architecture view and identify other aspects that need definition.
• Project contributor representing security and participates in project plan development
• Provides project estimates based on past experience with security implementation-based projects and programs
• Leverage broad-based understanding of technology areas and end-to-end knowledge of current installations to craft architectural solutions or standards that can be applied across the enterprise.
• Operate within the context of the State of Michigan – State Unified IT Environment (SUITE) process methodology.
• Provide strategic and architectural support for cyber Security as a Subject Matter Expert.
• Provide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to security controls (e.g. NIST 800, CIS, and related)
• Provide support and subject matter expertise with respect to adherence to Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF or related)


Experience in large, complex information technology environments 10 Years Required
Practical experience in a mature Information Security organization 10 Years Required
Practical experience consulting with project teams and solution providers 8 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security controls (e.g. NIST and CIS Top 20 and related) 5 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security frameworks (e.g. ISO27001 5 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of regulatory security controls (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, CJIS, FISMA) 5 Years Desired
Demonstrates practical experience in Enterprise Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF or related 5 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience in networking 5 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience in application security 5 Years Required
Demonstrates practical experience in Identity and access management (IAM) 5 Years Required
Experience working with current and emerging information security technologies 5 Years Highly desired
Experience working with current and emerging development methodologies 4 Years Desired
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering 4 Years Required


A candidate with Consulting experience is desirable. Candidate must have technical know-how, strategic vision as it pertains to Security Architecture and capabilities. Candidate will need to represent the department as a Security Expert across the organization. We are looking for a candidate who has done this type of role in the past with proven results. Candidate must have worked in large, complex, challenging organizations.







Salary: $95/hr w-2 with benefits

Benefits: Health Insurance Stipend, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off (PTO), Student Loan Repayment (Quarterly)

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