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Information Security Architect

Information Security Architect
It’s an exciting time to work at Cisco. Every day we connect people to the network and make it come to life. Whether it’s using e-learning to educate students far from city centers or downloading the entire Library of Congress in seconds, our networking technology has not only revolutionized the way people do things, but who they are. People are more informed, more efficient, and more involved. With all forms of communications converging onto the network, Cisco is entering an exciting new era. The concept of the network as the platform for transforming life’s experiences is no longer a possibility: It is quickly becoming a reality. And Cisco is leading the experience.

Information Security Architect – Infrastructure Security

Cisco’s Information Security (Infosec) group is working to evolve next-generation security models and architectures for Cisco to enable our Any Device, Mobility, Border-less, Collaboration, and Cloud/Virtualization initiatives. To help architect and drive adoption of these models, Infosec’s Critical Business Services Security team seeks someone with experience, flexibility and strong communication skills to provide leadership in the role of an Information Security Architect. The position is focused on providing security solutions in regards to Cisco’s Any Device initiatives for all aspects of the end user platform including: mobility devices such as smart phones and tablets, physical and virtualized desktop systems, strong identity systems, cloud integration and secure access to the network. The Security Architect’s responsibilities include -
- Provide secure solutions for end-to-end high level technology architectures for projects in the mobility and desktop spaces
- Support the delivery of mobility and desktop infrastructures and provide security consultation for impact to business and application portfolios
- Establish, continually evolve, and enforce information security policies, standards and guidelines
- Review and approve IT architectures, designs and hardening standards for security
- Drive operational efficiencies with respect to desktop and mobile security operations in partnership with peer organizations
- Deliver Solution proposals to continuously improve security posture of infrastructure in all locations- Extranet, IT and Engineering Infrastructure, Diversified Businesses, Labs and Acquisitions.
- Participate in the implementation of Cisco’s SecureX, Borderless, Cloud and Any Device strategies
- Evaluate and test security products including Cisco’s own products
- Partner with Cisco Business Units and IT teams to influence product direction and adoption
- Showcase and share Cisco’s security practices within and outside of Cisco
- Stay abreast of emerging threats and security practices in the industry to advise the organization on direction and influence roadmaps
- Document security solutions and operational methods and procedures
- Work cross-functionally across the Infosec Organization (Audits, Incidence Response teams) in all of the theaters effectively to achieve the organizations goals and objectives

Skill requirements –

- Strong foundation in physical and virtual desktops, desktop operating systems, mobile security technologies, mobile device management, VPNs, Intrusion detection, PKI, Wireless, Anti-Virus, Encryption, Identity/Access Management, etc..
- Core skill in desktop system security – Unix/Linux, Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, VDI/VXI, and common AuthC/Z platform solutions and smartcard integration.
- Posture assessment and protections with large-scale desktop and mobile system management scenarios
- Mobile device security best practices, remote device management and cloud integration capabilities
- Endpoint and mobile device management security standards and best practices
- Applied conceptual and analytical thinking, problem solving skills
- Consulting and Partnering skills with Enterprise Perspective and influence
- Time and productivity management skills
- Security fundamentals with a solid understanding of threats, vulnerabilities, defenses, security principles and policies
- Solid presentation, demonstration and written communication skills
- Ability to work in a global multi-cultural team setting
- A genuine sense of curiosity and a love for learning
- Ability to speak both the language of technology as well as the language of the business

Education and Experience requirements –

The candidate should have a BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent plus 8+ years of technical experience. A MS or additional experience is strongly preferred. Security, network/system administration or design related certifications are a plus.

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