Security Architect

Full Time
Woodland Hills, CA
Areas of Interest: Systems Security Architecture
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Job Summary 
The Security Architect provides guidance and design for enterprise security needs around LDAP, Identity and Access Management and Network Security.  This role will work with other specialists to ensure that the company is able to meet all business and regulatory requirements and provide guidance for continuous improvement in the IT security space.
Essential Job Functions 
  • Collaborate with business and IT staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into securely designed solutions
  • Assess, design, implement, and integrate enterprise security solutions including, but not limited to, Network Security, LDAP (Active Directory) Management, and Identity and Access Management.
  • Develop project documentation including detailed security plans, security architecture designs, detailed security implementation and deployment plans, test plans, and security-focused operational procedures and training materials
  • Identify technology risks and independently evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of complex information technology and security controls across IT infrastructure, cloud services, networks, and security systems to help manage risks that could impact the company.
  • Maintain knowledge of complex industry trends, current security issues, and security technologies.
  • Act as a liaison and evangelist to encourage strong security practices across all projects, code development, infrastructure, and operations
  • Manage customer satisfaction through effectively communicating and managing customer expectations
Physical Actions 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
Physical Environment 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
Education Requirements 
4-year college degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology, or Computer related discipline or related experience. 
Experience Requirements 
5+ years IT work experience in a global information technology infrastructure environment.
Special Skill Requirement 
  • Experience working with Active Directory and various LDAP technologies
  • Experience working with various Identity and Access management technology solutions
  • Understanding of network security and infrastructure
  • Extensive understanding of overall IT security best practices for both process and technology
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 


Primary Location: United States-California-Woodland Hills 
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Austin 
Organization: Farmers Insurance 
Job: Information Technology 
Schedule: Full-time 
Job Posting: 05/26/17

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