Security Architect

Columbia, SC

Posted: 03/01/2019 Industry: IT Job Number: 010 Pay Rate: DOE

Intellectual Capitol, founded in 2003, is a leader in providing outstanding talent to our clients for enterprise projects. We focus on State and Local Government in the Southeastern United States with active contracts in South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida.

Intellectual Capitol is an award winning, growth oriented organization with a strong culture, deep history and focus on our clients, consultants, team members and the communities in which we serve!

We are blessed to serve a wide variety of clients who have IT talent needs. Our unique partnering approach is a key driver for the continued growth and expansion of our offerings.

You'll join a gifted and motivated team who is creating the future each and every day!

This is a HANDS-ON Role

The Security Architect will report to the Office of Information Assurance and operate as an experienced consultant and may have opportunities to work with organizational leadership, business units, business partners, and vendors.

Technical Knowledge:

HANDS-ON experience with any or all of the following technologies would be considered a desirable for this position:

• System/Infrastructure Administration
• VMware NSX, HCI, or similar
• Secure System Design – Infrastructure hardening and Secure application and Database (SQL, Oracle, NoSQL, etc.) security, development, deployment and management
• DevOPS security integration
• System and application security continuous monitoring expertise utilizing tools such as Nessus, Saint, Qualys, etc…
• Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions such QRadar, Splunk, etc.
• Linux and Windows servers
• Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions
• Cloud service, vendor integration, and Security Program Experience

Experience with CMS MARS-E or other FISMA Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliant programs is not required, but may be considered desirable in the event that strong parity in technical skills is identified in multiple candidates.

Experience with development and integration of Security tasks and artifacts into the System/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is ideal.

Experience in security as related to multi-tenant, cloud services and vendor interface management would be desirable for this position.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Assist (and often lead) in the design, development, implementation and/or ongoing maturation of network security and compliance solutions
2. Provide HANDS-ON support of Systems and Software
3. Participate in audit and assessment of internal agency systems as well as business partner/service provider information systems.
4. Utilize Microsoft Office software suite, eGRC system, Bizagi, Atlassian and other products to document and report on information gathered during Audit and Assessment activities or other OIA efforts.
5. Participate in third-party audits and/or assessments of agency and business partner systems
6. Collaborate with agency leadership, business partners and other parties/stakeholders to provide recommendations for security and compliance risk mitigation efforts.


1. BS degree in computer science or similar discipline. Equivalent experience will be considered for candidates with strong HANDS-ON experience.
2. Security+ or equivalent certification is required


1. ISC(2), ISACA, SANS GIAC and/or other Information Security Certification.
2. Microsoft, CISCO, VMWare or other similar certifications will be considered a plus

Brent Stokes
Lead IT Recruiter

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