Cyber Security Solutions Architect
Atlanta, GA
3d ago

The Role : Reporting directly to Xylem’s Sr. Director of Cybersecurity Architecture & Engineering, the Cyber Security Solutions Architect will be responsible for the implementation of security capabilities and cloud services across Xylem’s technology platforms.

The role has elements of strategy and long-term execution of the security program as it evolves, but an individual contributor capable of delivering on multiple global security projects.

This includes, but is not limited to the development of Cybersecurity Standards, Reference Architectures and Product Roadmaps that will continuously evolve and drive state of the art technical security capabilities and enablement across the enterprise.

The position will require collaboration with IT infrastructure, cyber defense, security compliance, product security, software development and other internal functional groups (Legal, Procurement, and Finance) to ensure that the execution elements of Global Cybersecurity meets the need of Xylem.

The position will also be responsible for conducting security risk assessments for applications and infrastructures including Cloud security.

Essential Duties / Principal Responsibilities :

  • Support the architecture direction from the Cyber Security Domain architect in implementing Xylem’s enterprise security architecture strategy for platforms, applications, security services and infrastructure, while considering potential risks in the organization’s current technology deployments, to build a successful and strong enterprise security posture.
  • Review requirements from the Domain Architect, and follow security architecture designs, analyze technical alternatives, test options, prepare configurations, document and lead the implementation plans.
  • Requires a level of security critical thinking, creativity, and innovation in following new concepts and products to address the most complex and strategic issues facing Xylem.
  • Secure and automate capabilities through collaboration with InfoSec, Compliance, Cyber Defense, Product Security and Engineering resources.
  • Contribute to the development and evolution of application, platforms, cloud services and infrastructure security reference and target architectures.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the security architecture for Xylem product portfolio.

  • Participate in the development of business cases, design and implementation of cybersecurity capital investments.
  • Collaborate with business and technology teams to identify security risks and promote adoption of solutions through sponsorships in pilot and prototyping activities.
  • Develop cybersecurity standards aligned with and supporting industry recognized frameworks.
  • Conduct cybersecurity architecture risk assessment reviews and technical implementation ensuring secure capabilities delivery.
  • Participate in M&A engagements as needed for secure network integration and due diligence.
  • Identity and Access Management - Active Directory based Identity, Ping Identity, Privileged Identity management (CyberArk)
  • Cloud Security Technical understanding of virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and public cloud offerings
  • Infrastructure Security Experience with the integration of common infrastructure security technologies and solutions into business solution architectures including the integration of identity & access management, intrusion detection and prevention, security monitoring, and data encryption solutions.
  • Application Security - Experience with the security controls for multi-tier business solutions and vulnerability management
  • Minimum Qualifications : Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License / Certification :

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field, related discipline, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5+ years of increasingly diverse and complex experience in field of Cybersecurity within a global environment, with at least a minimum of 5+ years in security architecture and application, infrastructure security.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentations.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills.
  • Ability to carry high-level conversations; proven ability to present to senior leadership.
  • Experience designing and implementing secure architecture and reference architectures; from business requirements gathering to technology rollout oversight, including capacity management, definition of scoring methodologies for technology selection, integration of multiple tools and reporting functionalities, technical documentation
  • Experience and in depth understanding of the latest security principles, application security architecture, security technologies, techniques, standards and protocols.
  • Understanding of web related technologies deployment (web application security design, mobile application security, network security architecture, end point security, service oriented architecture, SAML, identity federation, cloud (public, private), OWASP, NIST CSF, CIS Controls and related security standards.
  • Hands on experience in deploying security technologies such as Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention, anti-malware / anti-
  • virus, endpoint security technologies, SIEM, authentication systems, log collection / management, content filtering, Wireless Access controls, Citrix NetScaler, VDI technologies, Network Access Control, identity management technologies, cloud security technologies, data encryption technologies, virtualization security, mobile application security

  • Must work well in a dynamic team that is geographically dispersed.
  • Maintained information security / cybersecurity certifications (e.g. CEH, CISSP, CISM).
  • Physical Demands :

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Work Environment :

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office : Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Standard weekly job hours : 40 hours
  • EOE including disability and veteran

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