Velocity Staff

  • Lead IT Security Architect

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/9/2018 3:10 PM)
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client in Houston, TX to identify a talented Information Security Architect to join their team on a contract to hire basis.  The client will consider long term contract, but is interested in working with candidates that are eligible for and interested in finding a long term home.


    • Ownership of security architecture and design for enablement of security products, processes, and services.
    • Convert security strategies set by leadership into actionable projects, from internal project creation, development, architecture creation/deliverable acceptance, peer review and meeting all perquisites for sign offs with internal stakeholders (IT Technical review board equivalent).
    • Developing internal resourcing, support escalation/ops workflows, Help Desk, ongoing health/continuous improvement, all for post "build" handoff to Security Operations.
    • Architecture level-responsibility includes understanding and relating security architecture risk avoidance/improvements and system and end user impacts to 24/7 Applications teams, Server/Desktop, and Network teams.



    • Experience with SIEM, Network, Endpoint, Load Balancing, Vulnerability management, etc.
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent work experience.
    • Current sampling of projects that will be initially involved with architecting:

      1) FireEye managed SoC 

      2) Beyondtrust PAM 

      3) Arbor DDoS 

      4) Securing Azure -in the event that it would become Exposed to Internet (externally)

      5) Multifactor Authentication

      6) F5 Design


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