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Title:  Security Solution Architect - Remote

Job ID:  2939

Chicago, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


The Security Solution Architect will develop security assessment and evaluation plans for existing applications and new technology initiatives. Based on security best practices, this individual will be expected to provide guidance and hands-on experience to teams in design, development, and maintenance of network and security solutions. This role will include the design and development of security architecture policies, standards, and procedures for various types of public/private/hybrid infrastructure. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting to CISO organization engineering teams. This individual will help develop Zero Trust Architecture and drive adoption across the enterprise.


Key Responsibilities
•    Analyze business requirements to develop technical security solutions and their framework.
•    Participate, lead, and jointly deliver security evaluation reports on cloud providers (Azure, AWS), cloud native platforms (PCF, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), Platform as a Service solutions and Software as a Service solutions
•    Establish security requirements for cloud-based solutions by evaluating business strategies and requirements, in accordance with cloud infrastructure security standards such as ISO 27000 series, NIST CSF, and CSA
•    Provide domain expertise in both public and private cloud and enterprise technology
•    Provide recommendations for improvement and risk reduction by assessing security posture and act as a change agent with organizations to oversee the vulnerability improvements with our application teams
•    Drive continuous improvement for DFIN network and network security architectures, assessing business and application requirements and recommending optimizations accordingly.
•    Develops technology roadmaps including on prem infrastructure and cloud infrastructure.
•    Directs the team to adhere to established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines for Network and Network security solutions.
•    Develop Functional, Nonfunctional and Business requirements documentation for new security initiatives. Actively review architecture ensuring adherence to security standards and policies.
•    Develops and implements the zero-trust architecture. Guides and enforces adoption of zero trust guidelines across the organization.


•    Provide recommendations to continuously drive optimized spend and ensure maximum value for solution investments. Develop business cases that justify adoption of appropriate security and infrastructure tools and solutions.
•    Ensure communication of process and procedure changes to key stakeholders.
•    Lead the identification, development and collection of KPI metrics for security solutions.


Soft Skills
•    Research current industry technology to better facilitate vendor and partner communications
•    Cross functional collaborator who proactively drives security posture adoption and architectural alignment throughout the enterprise.
•    Develop and deliver cross-training to other members of the team. Participate in and encourages a knowledge-sharing environment both within and outside the department


Business Partnership 
•    Establish and maintain strong partnership with the technical, business, customers, associates and sourcing stakeholders and vendors as necessary.
•    Identify process improvement areas and lead the process improvement initiatives.
•    Actively participate in industry/vendor forums to guide product development activities.



•    Bachelor’s degree in related technical / business areas is required
•    Any Security relevant certification is preferred but not required – CISSP, CCIE, CCDP, AWS/Azure certs, etc


Skills Required: 
•    Strong expertise of IT risks, cyber security, Cloud components, Routing Protocols, Security protocols and tools.
•    Familiarity with Identity solutions, CI/CD tools, configuration and automation techniques, scripting languages, containers and orchestration solutions.
•    Great communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Experience with cloud computing platforms including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models’, key technologies include Azure, Office365, AWS, Google Cloud, container services, and CASB solutions
•    Knowledge of Zero trust, zone-based architecture, defense in depth, SASE, SSE, and micro-segmentation
•    Knowledge of security best practices in hardening and protecting cloud environments, networks, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases


It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability.  You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to #BI-Remote

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