Information Security Architect

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:Rosemont, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:128176

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Job Description
As an Information Security Architect focused on governance, risk, and strategy, you will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing information security policies, strategies and frameworks to protect our client’s critical assets. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that our client’s security measures align with business objectives and industry best practices.

Information Security Architect Responsibilities:
  • Governance and Compliance: Develop and maintain an information security governance framework that complies with relevant regulations and industry standards. Ensure policies and procedures are consistently enforced throughout the organization
  • Risk Management: Identify and assess security risks and vulnerabilities and develop risk mitigation strategies. Conduct regular risk assessments and work collaboratively to prioritize and address security concerns
  • Security Strategy: Develop, implement and update the information security strategy, ensuring it aligns with the organization's business goals and evolving security landscape. Continuously assess and improve security strategies to adapt to emerging threats
  • Security Architecture: Design and implement security architecture solutions that protect the organization's data, systems and infrastructure. Ensure that security principles are integrated into all IT projects and initiatives
  • Security Awareness: Promote security awareness and best practices across the organization. Develop and deliver training programs and materials to educate employees on security-related topics
  • Incident Response: Collaborate with incident response teams to develop and maintain an effective incident response plan. Participate in security incident investigations, root cause analysis and remediation efforts
  • Vendor Assessment: Evaluate and manage third-party vendors' security practices to ensure they meet the organization's security standards
  • Security Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date security policies, standards and procedures. Prepare reports and documentation for internal and external stakeholders

Information Security Architect Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field. Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA) are a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in information security, with a strong background in engineering and architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of information security principles, best practices and relevant regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA, NIST)
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing security governance, risk management and strategic initiatives
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions under pressure
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficiency in security tools and technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption, and SIEM solutions
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and lead security initiatives

If you are a talented and experienced Information Security Architect with a passion for governance, risk management, and strategy and are willing to work onsite in Rosemont, IL, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Thank you,

Kelsey Person
Recruiting Lead, Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.