Principal Architect Information Security

Full Time
Pleasanton, CA
Areas of Interest: Systems Security Architecture
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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.).
  • Four (4) years experience translating business requirements and priorities into security architecture standards.
  • One (1) year experience working with business driven security architecture methodologies/frameworks (e.g., SABSA, OpenGroup etc.) or comparable certification.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above)
  • Four (4) years experience in a leadership role of a large matrixed organization.
  • Six (6) years experience architecting, designing, and implementing enterprise-scale, high volume, high availability systems.
  • Six (6) years experience establishing and documenting standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Three (3) years data architecture experience.
  • Three (3) years application architecture experience.
  • Three (3) years infrastructure architecture experience.
  • Three (3) years information security experience.
  • Three (3) years experience working with emerging technologies related to architecture.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS, or related field.

Primary Location: California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building B
​Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
​Shift: Day
​Workdays: M-F
​Working Hours Start: 8AM
​Working Hours End: 5PM
​Job Schedule: Full-time
​Job Type: Standard
​Employee Status: Regular
​Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt
​Job Level: Individual Contributor
​Job Category: Information Technology
​Specialty: Architecture
​Department: Technology Risk Office
​Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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