[unisog] Job Posting: Security Architect

Han Lievens han.lievens at domino1.cuny.edu
Fri Apr 11 15:40:45 GMT 2008

The City University of New York is seeking applicants to fill a full- 
time Security Architect position.
CUNY is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than  
400,000 student at 23 colleges in New York City.

To apply, please send your resume to security at mail.cuny.edu

FUNCTIONAL TITLE:		Information Security Architect
DEPARTMENT:			Computer and Information Services


The Information Security Architect is responsible for the technical  
definition, architecture, configuration, design, implementation and  
future vision of all security technologies.  This includes security  
technologies, specifically, and those where security technologies may  
be a component of a larger technology solution or direction.  The  
incumbent will report directly to the Chief Information Security  
Officer (CISO).

Specifically, the incumbent will be directly accountable for
- Providing security technology engineering leadership to technology  
project teams as team leader or team member.  This leadership will  
apply to the integration of new technologies, maturing of existing  
technologies and retirement/de-coupling of obsolete technologies.
- Authoring position papers on security technology tactical and  
strategic direction, researching emerging trends in security  
technology and providing input to the technical portion of the CISO  
three-year strategic.
- Directing and approving tactical security technology decisions  
including go/no-go decisions on security technology changes.
- Coordinating the implementation/introduction of new technology in  
the production operating environment.
- Managing the lifecycle of security technology standards.
- Maintaining the security technology toolset used by the Information  
Security Program Office.
- Prototyping, testing and evaluating security technology new to the  
- Maintaining the security technology portfolio consistent with  
accepted industry practices.
- Building strong, trustworthy partnerships and value-added  
relationships with technology and business stakeholders.
- Exercising highly focused due diligence over the state of  
information security technology.
- Providing input to the monthly Compliance Dashboard report issued by  
the CISO.

- Extensive information security technology and architecture of 6-10  
years. Combined experience in the private sector and higher education  
would be a plus.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information technology and/or  
information security.
- Intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an  
effective member of the CISO’s management team and who is able to  
communicate security-related concepts to a highly technical and  
business oriented leaders; in writing and verbally.
- Working knowledge of pertinent regulations (e.g., FERPA, ESRA, HIPAA).
- Extensive, hands-on, working knowledge of state of market  
information security technologies.
- Goal oriented, flexible and adaptable team member and team leader.
- Committed to the highest level of constituent satisfaction and  
- CISSP, Sans Institute (GIAC) certifications are a plus.

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