Enterprise Security Architect, Principal

Full Time
Seattle, WA
Areas of Interest: Strategic Planning and Policy Development, Systems Security Architecture
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Starbucks operates the largest mobile ordering and payment platform in the world.  Information Security utilizes technologies and services to provide large scale protections against account abuse and fraud for one of the largest loyalty programs. We provide named user enforcement with multi-factor authentication for our entire employee population, including every barista. Information security develops, deploys, and maintains technologies and services which make these efforts successful. Our Security Architecture Team is the champion of security guidance and design for the global enterprise. 
This job contributes to Starbucks success by leading the Information Security Strategy and Planning efforts to develop enterprise-wide technology strategies and implement systems to deliver business results. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles. This job is the most senior level technical position in the Enterprise Architecture family. 
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Assesses the value of emerging technologies by conducting opportunity assessments and implementing proofs-of- concept.
  • Collaborates on the development of the Information Security strategic plan.
  • Develops and plans service processes that are aligned with company goals and strategies.
  • Develops enterprise organizational models.
  • Develops high level financial and business case models to assess technologies and assist in prioritization of the Information Technology portfolio.
  • Develops strategies, road maps and business systems architectures for information technology and the business.
  • Develops technical and modeling standards across Information Technology and the business.
  • Facilitates business and systems decisions.
  • Integrates business processes with supporting systems that provide end-to-end solutions. 
  • Leads all phases of enterprise architecture development in support of business objectives: defining scope, modeling systems, analyzing requirements and planning implementations.
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve partners, business and customer results.
  • Provides functional expertise on projects; coordinating and facilitating requirements gathering.
  • Researches and represents information technology within an applied business context.
  • Supports the implementation of enterprise programs to enable business growth and strategic goals.
Summary of Experience
  • Experience in a security related discipline such as cloud security, application security, retail technology, etc.
  • Overall information technology experience
  • Security Systems or Secure application development experience
  • Designing and implementing new technology proof-of-concepts
  • Enterprise architecture experience
  • Functional and systems modeling
  • Working in a variety of technical environments
  • Development of enterprise and departmental strategic plans
  • Project management
  • Indirect management of people
  • Business process design and analysis
Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
All Starbucks Job Descriptions are confidential and proprietary, and are to be handled in accordance with the Starbucks Standards of Business Conduct. Accordingly, job descriptions cannot be shared with individuals outside of the company without the written permission of the director Compensation, Starbucks Coffee Company.

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