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Security Architect - Project Lead

Computer Aid Inc. Columbia, SC
  • Posted: 21 days ago
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Job Profie Summary:
Position:Security Architect
Location: Columbia, SC
Duration: Contract

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities.

CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.

Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities. For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website:

Duties and Responsibilities:

50% of this position is Security Process Administration

  • Responsible for administration of security tools and solutions.

  • Authors and updates governance, communication methods and artifacts necessary to perform the functions of the CISO Division of the agency including, bridge diagrams, reports, metrics, policies, procedures, SharePoint sites, shared drives, etc.

50% of this position is split between the three functions below:

  • Security Reviews and Engineering – Leads the evaluation of new information technology projects and proposed changes to existing technology for compliance with security policies and standards. Works with the architecture and infrastructure teams on the design, engineering, and implementation of technology solutions to ensure secure employment. Provides expertise to and collaborates with project stakeholders to make recommendations that help achieve business and functional goals, while meeting security requirements. Manages security reviews in accordance with established IT and Security processes.

  • Periodic/Cyclical Compliance Assessments - Approves security plans with the CISO and leads periodic/cyclical security assessments and risk assessments of the agency, vendors, and other partners in accordance with security policies and standards, in a manner that provides an accurate representation of the security posture of the entity being evaluated. Creates plans, assessments, reviews and results in the form of system security plans, system security assessments, risk assessments, subject matter reviews, findings, authorizations-to-operate and other documentation specified by policies and procedures. Contributes to and critiques documentation that is required to be submitted to external authorities, including IRS, PCI, DSS and state authorities. Performs assessments in accordance with established schedule goals and requirements.

  • Security Program Updates -- Analyses and proposes updates to information security governance and the SC DOR information security awareness program. Maintains expert level knowledge current with changes to external requirements such as IRS, PCI DSS, state policies and industry best-practices. Recommends areas in which new and additional information security governance is needed. Writes, contributes to writing, and updates security plans, policies, and procedures.


Education Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Technology Degree

Education Preferred:

  • Related Sans, ISC2, or relevant industry recognized certifications

Skills Required:

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Hands-on Technical IT and/or Security System administration experience

  • Knowledge of information security principles and practices

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and administer new systems

  • System risk, Vulnerability, and compliance assessments

  • Experience installing and using various security tools, especially vulnerability

  • Ability to analyze and test new solutions for security requirements

  • The ability document designs, and write procedures

  • IT Security

  • Application Security

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience with NESSUS

  • Experience with SIEM technology

  • Endpoint Security Experience

  • Experience with DISA STIGs, IRS SCSEMS and knowledge of IRS Pub 1075 controls

  • Experience in projects involving PCI/NIST security implementations and/or audits

  • Experience with FireEye HX

Physical Demands:
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards

  • Sedentary work that involves sitting or remaining stationary most of the time with occasional need to move around the office to attend meetings, etc.

  • Ability to conduct repetitive tasks on a computer, utilizing a mouse, keyboard and monitor

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly using the "Apply" option. If you have questions, or would like to speak with a Recruiter directly, send an email to the contact person below and note the job identification number in the subject line.

Jake Galbraith
Computer Aid, NC
Office: 919-372-5585
Mobile: 717-303-8785

Computer Aid Inc.


Columbia, SC
29210 USA

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