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Cyber Security Architect

Job ID: BH315966

Category: Cyber Security

Industry: Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering - Other / Power Delivery / Transmission & Distribution

Job Title: Cyber Security Architect
Location: Chicago, IL
Industry: Electrical Supply & Manufacturing
Job Type: Direct hire, full time
Salary: Negotiable

A leader in power systems is looking to hire a Cyber Security Architect to champion information security for the organizations cyber security vision. 

The Cyber Security Architect will have the following responsibilities:

  • Champion cyber security best practices and set the technical vision and implementation of corporate-wide information security program.
  • Participate in ongoing activities and strategic planning efforts intend to address emerging security threats and to further enhance the organizations cyber posture
  • Develop policies and procedures that will expand the corporate information security program throughout a multi-year roadmap
  • Building consensus and establishing collaboration with team members from every department.
  • Development of cyber security risk assessments
  • Leading preparation for and execution of a corporate incident response team for a detected incident
  • Assist in developing cyber security educational material
  • Outstanding analytical skills and the initiative to remain current with new changes in the cyber security technical field.
  • Participate in evaluating proposed projects, software vendors, and internal business practices for potential cyber concerns, and assist in the development of policy and procedure to address the concerns
  • Understand and apply supply chain risk management best practices and NERC CIP regulation constraints to the internal corporate information security program
  • The Architect will work within a cross functional team across 19 offices and 6 countries

The ideal candidate should meet the minimum qualifications below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other IT-related technical degree. Relevant certifications are a plus.'
  • 15 years of experience in IT as a cyber security or systems architect in a large corporate environment.
  • Technical understanding of cyber security best practices, implementation with the ability to clearly communicate direction to other cyber architects and corporate leaders
  • Current CISSP certification is highly desirable
  • NIST – 800-171 Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information
  • A deep understanding of the following:
    • NIST – Cybersecurity Framework (NIST-CSF)
    • NIST – 800-53 Security Controls
  • Prior experience with leading an information security program.
  • Experience with monitoring, collecting and analyzing device, system and application logs for attempted and/or achieved unauthorized access into our environment
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows client/server and Office 365, Cisco enterprise networking, and other modern workplace technology platforms
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relay technical information at all levels of leadership


Type: Direct

Location: Chicago, IL