Job Description

Security Architect Associate Manager

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Execute cybersecurity reviews and identify gaps in security architecture and generate cybersecurity risk management plans.

  • Apply secure configuration management processes.

  • Identify and prioritize critical business functions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

  • Analyze architectures, allocate security services and select security mechanisms.

  • Define system security context, concept of operations and baseline requirements in line with applicable cybersecurity policies.

  • Design detailed functional specifications that document architecture development process.

  • Determine security controls for information systems and networks and document appropriately.

  • Define appropriate availability levels for critical system functions and disaster recovery and continuity of operations requirements.

  • Develop and integrate cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements.

  • Develop and address security architecture and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.

  • Guarantee that acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with cybersecurity architecture guidelines.

  • Read and translate technical diagrams, specifications, drawings, blueprints and schematics relating to systems and networks.

  • Detect and document security controls for systems and networks.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field.

  • Experience working with common information security standards, such as: ISO 27001/27002, NIST, PCI DSS, ITIL, COBIT

  • Must to be Certified in CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, SABSA Chartered Security Architect, or equal certifications.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Consulting, stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Flexibility to travel

  • Fluent in English language

  • Eight plus years in information security and IT risk management

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools

  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards

  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends

  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live 

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