Regions Bank Information Security Architect in Atlanta, Georgia
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At Regions, the Information Security Architect plays a pivotal role in advancing the Bank’s Information Security program’s capabilities. Primary responsibilities will include developing, communicating, and implementing a security architecture and secure development practices that increases the security of the Bank’s systems. Collaborates with key stakeholders in the evaluation, development, and implementation of business projects and initiatives. This role will work closely with other members of the Information Security (IS) team, Information Technology (IT) Enterprise Architecture, Application Development and Business Units and stakeholders.
Establishes a strategic security architecture vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with the overall business and IT strategies
Acts as information security subject matter expert; provides advisory and consulting services to business, IT departments and IS management
Works closely with Enterprise Architecture and Application Development to enhance the security posture of new and existing systems
Works to design security architecture, evaluate risk posed to the organization from and ultimately approve the implementation of systems and applications into the environment
Continuously assess the state of the information security program using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool to identify gaps and works with appropriate stakeholders to remediate deficiencies
Participates in the development of information security strategies, roadmaps, policies and standards
Ensures systems and applications are implemented with compensating controls to meet regulatory requirements (GLBA, SOX, HIPAA, FFIEC, etc.) as well as other organizational compliance (PCI) requirements
Tracks metrics for compliance to IS standards by application and system owners
Develops and mentor IS team members
This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related degree
Eight (8) years experience in Information Security with a focus on software development, secure SDLC, or security architecture
Experience in the design and implementation of security solutions
Expert level knowledge of security principles
Ability to evaluate risk versus reward and apply in a meaningful manner to the benefit of the organization
Ability to translate complex technical information across all levels of the organization
In depth knowledge of security solutions, tools, methodologies and techniques
Thorough understanding of risks associated with virtualization and cloud based computing and the impact of those technologies on an organizations security posture
Ability to use independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and takes action to solve problems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including developing and providing effective professional presentations to various audience types including senior management and leadership
Experience in planning and leading enterprise scale projects.
Experience in being able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in an effective manner
Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently without daily direction
Excellent customer service skills and problem resolution
At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:
Put people first
Do what is right
Focus on your customer
Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.