Security Architecture Analyst II

Washington, DC 20011

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 109391 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Title:       Security Architecture Analyst II

Location:       Washington DC 20011

Duration:       6+ Months Contract

Note: Client is looking for someone with experience with AWS/Azure and SaaS experience to work on reviewing cloud solutions and specify security controls.

About our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with project teams to define security requirements for new systems in line with the enterprise information security architecture
  • Provide security design recommendations based on enterprise information security architecture and solution patterns
  • Provide guidance and assist in the development of security standards for IT platforms in line with the information security architecture
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of emerging trends in information security architecture and apply new techniques and trends (in-line with overall information security objectives and risk tolerance of the WBG) to the WBG’s information security architecture
  • Perform controls reviews and system assessments to develop risk profiles for IT systems and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the IT control environment
  • Maintain impartiality around IT systems to produce unbiased reports on information security risk
  • Provide business units with recommendations to reduce information security risk within their areas
  • Identify efficiencies to improve the performance and responsiveness of the ITSSR information security architecture function
  • Prepare and present security design and architectural review reports to system owners, business units, and other
  • Evaluate WBG current software security posture and propose mitigation and remediation plans to meet software security assurance requirements
  • Translate technical security deficiencies into business risks that are understandable by business stakeholders in order to get buy-in for security investments

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related technical field
  • Role Specific Experience: 2+ years of experience
  • Experience in providing guidance for data protection based on data sensitivity and associated business risk
  • Experience with enterprise security architecture design and implementation for a financial services organization or other organizations with similar information security needs and requirements
  • Experience guiding project team remediating such vulnerabilities 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of IT, enterprise architecture, software development life cycle, and information security platforms and applications
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • High level of motivation, confidence, integrity, and responsibility
  • Knowledge of best practices and standards for enterprise security architecture, specifically in the field of Identity & Access Management, Enterprise Content Management, Collaboration Tools, Service-Oriented Architecture, Cloud, Mobility, Data Analytics, and Web 2.0 related services
  • Practical knowledge of common Web vulnerabilities as per SANS 25 or OWASP Top 10 specifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work independently and effectively in a team/task force as a team member or leader, and with senior staff and managers in the unit and elsewhere in the WBG
  • Ability to collaborate with senior management stakeholders to identify requirements and drive compliance with approved standards 

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities


Dennis Miller @ ; 678-487-8583

Dennis Miller
Assistant Manager - Client Services

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