Domain Manager Security Architect – Cloud & Virtualization

Information Technology

Job Description:

The Domain Manager Security Architect has responsibility for driving innovation and supporting the Cloud & Virtualization security line of business, focusing primarily on virtual machine security, cloud architectures, and virtual security appliances as examples. The Domain Manager SA is the functional security technology expert for their area of focus (Cloud & Virtualization). The Domain Manager SA is responsible for determining the right technologies and service offerings to be delivered by test engineers. Significant coordination with sales and vendor management organizations, research, product management and marketing, peer Domain Managers as well as the CTO office is absolutely critical. This role will be responsible for documenting the technical aspects of the Cloud and Virtualization test areas to support external research components.  In addition, the Domain Manager SA is charged with auditing test development work and is accountable for adherence to standard operating procedures and program schedules by the domain team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Product Management, Research and peer Domain Managers to determine the proper vendor technologies and service offerings to build domain capabilities around
  • Provide input and confirm Test Talking Points developed by Product Management
  • Develop test schedules with the PMO and Test Engineer
  • Provide development direction oversight of methodology development – including Cyber Advanced Warning System™ interaction
  • Provide oversight of test harness build-out & execution including equipment procurement and test execution when needed
  • Accountable for Test Development Workbook/Project Management Outcomes
  • Accountable for adherence to Standard operating procedures
  • Assist with scorecard build alongside Test Engineers
  • Develop the “so what” of the result set – understand and present the results as meaningful to the enterprise
  • Analyze historic test result data and understand applicability to current test
  • Drive incremental recognized revenue/test growth from new and existing tests within the domain
  • Interact with vendor customers to support the testing process
  • Analyze data to determine growth/emerging technology vendors and technologies
  • Be the main point of contact for sales when questions arise around domain test capabilities
  • Promote and implement best practices and monitor the effectiveness of testing
  • Stay abreast of solutions and development in the advanced testing security space
  • Maintain utmost confidentiality on all documents, correspondence, research records, information, data, etc
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Expertise with one or more of our core Technology Areas: Security Event Management, Content Protection (DLP, Encryption, Access Control), Cloud Security typically obtained in 3-5 years
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with security technology, whether cloud applications, network, or operational forensics
  • Expert troubleshooting skills in MS Windows and Unix/Linux environments
  • Deep understanding of functional cloud architectures, both private and public and the security controls available to secure them
  • Expert TCP/IP networking, networking architectures, and troubleshooting skills, including IPv6
  • Packet analysis and network protocol dissection skills, using tools such as Wireshark/Ethereal
  • Good knowledge of network device performance testing & network security device design
  • Hands-on experience configuring server hardware and deployment of MS Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Extensive Amazon AWS, Windows Azure, or other public cloud hosting architecture design and deployment experience of both MS Windows Server and Linux machines
  • Awareness of SDLC and quality assurance and how these relate to product testing
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional presentation and communication skills
  • Comfortable working with third-party vendors

Preferred Skills:

  • Software development background
  • Good understanding of security software testing
  • Experience with network and security performance testing equipment, both hardware and software (e.g., BreakingPoint and other Ixia products, Spirent/Mu Dynamics, Tomahawk, etc.)
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance: GLBA, SOX, PCI, HIPAA and Assessment Services a plus
  • CISSP or other professional certifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) CIS, Engineering or Mathematics a plus
  • 5-10 years of experience as a security consultant
  • Deep understanding of the Cloud & Virtualization security space (VM security, container security, advanced log aggregation / pruning, Server IPS, Patch and Config Management, Secure Platforms, encryption, etc)
  • Deep experience with one or more cloud architecture providers
  • One or more of the following certifications a plus: CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CEH, and GIAC
  • Extremely effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Data-driven and methodical approach to measuring progress
  • Experience building business plans and driving ideas from inception to fruition
  • Management experience
  • 5 or more years of experience supporting, customizing and/or managing large, complex enterprise applications is required
  • Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, MS Project, Visio and Outlook required
  • Adept in planning, leading change and multi-tasking
  • Strong problem-solving, time management, and work prioritization skills required
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Detail-oriented, thorough and quality oriented

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