Duration (Months) 12
The Information Security Architect position is responsible for the security strategy, architecture, design and policies that protect AMD's systems and data worldwide. The Architect will drive development, adoption and communication of related information security technologies, systems and standards throughout the organization in accordance AMD's requirements and best practices. This position requires strong technical skills, the ability to work well in a team, partner with the Office of the CTO, the ability to multitask, attention to detail and be self-motivated. The Architect must be able to identify emerging trends in the industry, and establish guidance and strategies to address those trends as they relate to AMD's business strategies. The Architect may perform proof of concepts to evaluate technologies, and be able to function as the top escalation point for Information Security controls and risk decisions. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable presenting at all levels of the corporation, including the Board of Directors and outside trade shows and conferences.
Primary Duties / Key Responsibilities: Evaluate and promote new and existing security standards, solutions and tools Design, implement, document, and promote infrastructure security solutions Establish a 3-year rolling security strategy to address trends, threats and opportunities Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of AMD Systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle Communicate areas of risk and vulnerabilities, propose mitigation plans to Management Apply security engineering principles related to building, maintaining, and monitoring secure infrastructure Collaborate with partners to translate security and business requirements into technical designs. Provide guidance and set direction in regards to Security policy and processes for L1/L2/L3 support Provide L4 (Level 4) support for all security decisions, and act as the top escalation point for information security decisions Must be able work and communicate effectively with the IT support and engineering teams, network operations center and change management and production support teams Provide security guidance for business and IT projects, and help drive solutions to completion Participate as the security liaison for critical IT initiatives such as disaster recovery, master data modeling, EDW, etc. Design monitoring systems to ensure confidentiality and integrity of data and availability of all network services Reviews security logs to monitor unauthorized system access attempts, both internal and external and make recommendations for further action Investigates and follows up on security violations and incidents Translate security requirements and information into effective presentations for non-technical users Develop, maintain and implement security policy, standards and procedures Must have strong written and verbal communication skills Additional Skills: 10+ years professional experience working in information security Subject matter expertise in Networking, *NIX, and Windows security. Strong background in vulnerability management processes and tools, and automated patch management required Background in penetration testing desired Background in digital forensics, eDiscovery or Incident Response strongly desired Must be able to work effectively across project teams, and with outside partners Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in information technology, information security, computer science, mathematics or related field desired; or equivalent experience (10+ years) required. One or more additional relevant industry or vendor certifications are highly desirable: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Certified Network Security Professional (CNSP) Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
Experience (Years) 8-10
Location Austin, TX
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(732) 248-1900 Ext.132
1001 Durham Avenue, Suite 201
South Plainfield, NJ, 07080