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Principal Security Architect

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:


As a Principal Security Architect you will participate in

Enterprise technology and strategic initiatives, during early phases of the project/program life cycle, to provide security design guidance, threat modeling and recommendations to help create resilient technology services for the business.

The creation and maintenance of re-usable security guidance to support the secure design and implementation of technology such as guardrails, design pattern, and reference architecture documents

This role drives the evolution of the enterprise cyber security architecture program by working with various information security groups, enterprise architects, and business stakeholders to define the security architecture function to support KP's strategic business direction and priorities. This includes developing custom and contextual attributes, architecture frameworks, controls methodologies which are aligned with KP's business processes, culture, and IT function while being flexible to adapt to the emerging people, process, and technology landscape.This position is responsible for defining the enterprise data management architecture so that data can be managed consistently across applications and the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum six (6) years experience in information security, including at least Minimum three (3) years in security architecture for a medium to large size organization.

Minimum three (3) years experience with modeling techniques (e.g., BPMN, UML, ER).

Minimum four (4) years experience translating solution requirements into technical architecture requirements.

Minimum four (4) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, Business, or related technical field and Minimum ten (10) years IT experience delivering technical solutions, including at least Minimum four (4) years in IT architecture. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Four (4) years information security experience as a subject matter expert working across two or more technology layers (e.g., application, network, platform, data).

Four (4) years experience designing security architecture for current and emerging technology landscape (e.g., enterprise email, network, cloud, big data, wireless, etc.).

Six (6) years experience architecting, designing, and implementing enterprise-scale, high volume, high volume, high availability systems.

Four (4) years experience working with and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g., PCI, SOX, HIPPA) for enterprise IT solutions.

Three (3) years experience working with health systems


Primary Location: Maryland,Silver Spring,Silver Spring Data Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Architecture Department: KPIT ADMIN - CYBER STRATEGY - 9601 Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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