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American Express Global Business Travel Technical Lead Architect in Des Moines, Iowa

Application Security Architect:

Looking for self-motivated, customer-centric, information security passionate Architect who can mentor global team and mature Threat Vulnerability Management program with little or no guidance for on-premise as well as hybrid Cloud architectures.

Job description:

  • Experience in reviewing security architectures and carrying out Application security risk assessments independently. Assessment to include threat modelling, documenting potential risk vectors, recommending applicable and proportional controls to ensure risk identified, if any, is addressed.

  • Design and risk assess security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid systems. Based on business requirements, design and implement cloud-native architectures and designs that will allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to Organization and with appropriate security controls present.

  • Lead initiatives designed to share knowledge across Security Platforms and/or Technology teams.

  • Identify, recommend, coordinate, deliver timely knowledge to support teams regarding technologies, processes or tools.

  • Develop and execute strategies to increase Cloud Security knowledge throughout the enterprise.

  • Develop and enhance application risk assessment framework to satisfy business and regulatory requirements to comply with industry best practices and standards.

  • Provide technical consultation on security risk and recommendations, assist and/or provide direction to the team.

  • Proactively integrate with development teams to shift left. Identify applicable industry best practices and consult developers’ team on continuously improving the Risk posture.

  • Maintain Risk register, identify and prioritize critical assets, track applications risk score card and produce metrics to drive visibility.

  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability assessments. Drive findings mitigation by providing adequate and timely guidance.

  • Help design workflows for process automation to scale assessments and make team’s day-to-day processes manageable.

  • Research threat trends and utilize the analysis for continuous security posture improvement.

  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management preferred.

  • Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decisions.

  • Strong technical project management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, customer-centric communication skills and ability to work as a team player.

  • Skilled in time, priority and task management.

  • Sound interpersonal and customer-centric communications skills to interact with customers and team members.

  • Detail oriented with focus on structured documentation. Experience working with standard packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. Technical writing experience preferred.

  • Ability to balance and prioritize work.

  • Familiarity of NIST framework, PCI, ISO 27001, SOC, SOX, GDPR and global regulations preferred.

  • Master’s degree/coursework preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Security certificates: CISSP/CISA/CEH/SANs certifications preferred

Availability: immediately


United States>Arkansas>Virtual Location

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