Information Technology

Employment TYPE



Dimondale, Michigan


March 8, 2019


Information Technology





Job# J315

Cloud Security Architect

About The Opportunity

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

Job Description

    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
  • 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.

Required Skills

  • Experience in large, complex information technology environments Required 10 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience in cloud security (Azure, AWS or related) Required 5 Years
  • Practical experience consulting with project teams and solution providers Required 8 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security controls (e.g. NIST and CIS Top 20 and related) Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of security frameworks (e.g. ISO27001 Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience in Enterprise Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF or related Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience in networking Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience in application security Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrates practical experience in Identity and access management (IAM) Required 5 Years
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering Required 4 Years

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrates practical experience and in-depth knowledge of regulatory security controls (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, CJIS, FISMA) Desired 5 Years
  • Experience working with current and emerging information security technologies Highly desired 5 Years
  • Experience working with current and emerging development methodologies Desired 4 Years


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Sushil Singh

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 107

Hi! My name is Sushil Singh. Helping consultants with getting their desired job is what makes me feel alive. I build a unique relationship with each of my consultants and work on their profile as per their needs. I believe that my consultants are my assets and this motivates me to serve them in an even better manner. Hence, I work towards the success of every consultant I work with.