Sr. Security Architect

Full Time
Houston, TX
Areas of Interest: Systems Security Architecture
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HP delivers the world’s most secure and manageable PCs used by governments, defense organizations and international corporations. Today's IT threats strike businesses from many places and from all angles. Security must cover every entry point with multiple layers of protection. To stay competitive, businesses need security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and customize, while also being easy to use.

The Role:
In this highly visible and challenging position, you will oversee, and continually enhance, all facets of the software security assurance process used by the HP Commercial Personal Systems organization.

  • Manage, improve and expand the secure software design and development processes for all Commercial PC products
  • Drive innovation and integration of new security technologies and processes into development team projects and activities
  • Provide security leadership and evangelization of technologies and secure development best practices; including providing guidance, training and mentoring across the organization
  • Assess system and application security threats across a portfolio of leading-edge products and technologies; evangelize, create and implement security test methodologies across the product development lifecycle

​What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience
  • Experience in secure software development lifecycle (SSDL)
  • CISSP certification a plus

Candidates will be evaluated on the knowledge, skills, experience and interest in the following areas:

  • Languages used for our tools: Python, C#, C, C++, Java, Powershell
  • Familiarity with tools such as Metasploit, Nessus, Nmap, Tcpdump, Wireshark and Burp Suite
  • Knowledge in reverse engineering and debugging application binaries with IDA Pro or similar tools
  • Leadership behaviours and attributes in line with HP’s leadership principles (imagine the future, inspire the team, and make it happen)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to present complex technical content to executive and non-technical audiences
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