Philadelphia, USA; Chicago, USA; New York, USA; Sunrise, USA; Orlando, USA; Cincinnati, USA; Atlanta, USA; Waltham, USA
Join Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to work for a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem. With an unbroken service delivery track record of more than 20 years, our unique combination of technology, people and expertise helps companies transform their networks and enable better experiences for their customers.
This position can be remote, located anywhere in the East or Central Time Zones.
The Senior Information Security Architect will be responsible for leading, designing, documenting and maintaining security operations management, measurement and reporting activities as required for the successful establishment of Security and Privacy within Netcracker. This role will be required to maintain a strong knowledge of emerging security technologies and to provide input to Netcracker’s Global Security Organization (GSO) and relevant stakeholders regarding continuous improvement opportunities. Expertise in leading project teams and developing and managing projects is essential for success in this role. Emphasis will be placed on application security and relevant tools, integration of processes with the rest of Netcracker and establishing a final sign-off process. There is also emphasis on introducing appropriate security controls on data during its entire life cycle; creation, discovery, storage, movement and deletion. There will also be approximately 20% of domestic and international travel.
Develop and maintain a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements.
Provide vision, thought leadership, analytical guidance/process framework and resources to proactively find, investigate, and mitigate cyber threats targeting Netcracker.
Protect against new types of security threats by ensuring that solutions are in place to guard against such threats, and that incident response capabilities are implemented and maintained.
Manage the development, implementation and continuous refinement of security policies, standards and procedures to ensure ongoing strengthening and maintenance of security practices.
Ensure security models, technologies and protocols are established, enforced and maintained by system architects and designers.
Lead GSO driven initiatives to strengthen Netcracker’s risk posture.
Develop metrics for ongoing performance measurement and reporting.
Partner with Netcracker IT in the delivery of security architectures and roadmaps.
Develop and present security best practices, technical concepts and technologies for innovative computing solutions.
Manage GSO staff performance and development, while establishing and maintaining effective relationships with other Netcracker stakeholders.
Lead an India based Application Security team.
Lead the Architecture team based in Cincinnati, OH.
Minimum 15 years of hands-on corporate IT security operations experience.
Strong experience-based technical knowledge with scoping, designing and implementing of large scale, complex and multi-technology projects; including but not limited to Security Operations Center technologies, Vulnerability Testing, Firewall Management ls, EndPoint Hardening Controls, Secure Email Protection, Network Infrastructure, Network Access Controls (NAC), Access Management Processes, DLP Controls, etc.
Experience with security risk management, incident response, threat analysis, security auditing, security monitoring and other information security practices.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with information technology professionals, senior management, auditors and vendors.
Strong customer-interaction skills.
Documentation and presentation skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, and the ability to identify needs and take initiative are key requirement of this role.
Demonstrate a high level of personal integrity with the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, while exhibiting the appropriate level of judgment and decision making commensurate with the position and its responsibilities.
Experience managing and motivating multiple direct reports (in remote locations a plus).
Detailed oriented with ability to prioritize projects and deliverables.
Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities while under pressure.
Experience with Microsoft, Linux and / or with other Unix-based operating systems is a plus.
Experience with code development practices, application security testing and data management.
Telecommunications experience is a plus.
Technical Security certifications are a plus..
Bachelor degree in Information Systems or a related field.
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