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Senior Director, Security Architecture and Engineering

Company: Compass Group Poland Sp. z o.o.
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Compass Corporate A family of companies and experiencesAs the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you've been hungry and away from home, chances are you've tasted Compass Group's delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. - Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!Great people. great services. great results.Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.**Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location will be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.**Summary -Please note, positions at this location may require a COVID-19 vaccination and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.The Senior Director, Security Architecture and Engineering provides overall direction, guidance, definition, and design of Compass Group North America enterprise-wide security architecture and engineering to effectively support security, technology, and business strategy and to meet specific business technology needs. This role leads initiatives covering foundational security architecture, security debt, innovation/future proofing and supports the end-to-end security roadmap. - You will take a lead role in the continued innovation of the Compass Group NA Cyber Security strategy, and you will be responsible for leading a premier engineering team that develops, operates and supports a heterogeneous security infrastructure on a global scale. You will build and lead the Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering program and lead a team of high performing architects, engineers, and analysts.The daily responsibilities include the automation of vulnerability remediation, developing solutions for network and host intrusion detection, IAM, threat intelligence, fraud protection, MFA, and privileged access management. - Specific activities include researching, analyzing, designing, and proposing solutions that are appropriate to secure business and technology strategies. The role will refine enterprise-wide security architecture and design across multiple functional areas, driving the future vision of the security landscape. This individual works as a subject matter expert on the highest value / highest complexity projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments, coaching team members and more junior technical staff to help ensure project success.The Sr Dir, Security Architecture and Engineering also directs the evolution of the enterprise application and technical security architecture functions and leads the identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers to develop enterprise application security architecture requirements, including data architecture, application security authentication, integration architecture, and documentation of architecture for solutions and landscapes. This includes developing the goals and establishing target architectures, consistent, reusable patterns and an "approved" security technology inventory.Responsible for security research and development, analyzing technology, industry, and market trends to determine potential impacts to and opportunities in the areas of emerging or new technologies. This individual oversees enterprise security architecture implementation activities to reduce costs and improve efficiencies (e.g. consolidation, platform retirements, etc.). Directs the development and execution of an enterprise governance structure and associated communication plan for enterprise security architecture standards (including education). This position serves as the highest level of technical authority, subject matter expert and point of escalation for security on complex architectural, engineering, and development issues.Essential Functions

  • Lead a team of cross-functional security architects to design highly reliable, scalable, extensible, maintainable and operable products and platforms.
  • Develop enterprise-wide technical perspectives, standards, solutions, and strategies that resolve significant security friction points
  • Identify and lead the resolution of highly complex technical problems, lead architecture design that is scalable and adherence to architectural standards.
  • Analyze technology, industry, and market trends and determine potential impacts to and opportunities for the enterprise
  • Lead the identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers to develop enterprise security architecture requirements
  • Work closely with product management and development teams to define the next generation of digital, enterprise, cloud, and data systems
  • Serve as an expert resource to IT and business leaders in the development of security solutions to meet business needs
  • Ensure that the enterprise is making the best use of the latest security technologies to improve performance
  • Manage day-to-day tasks and have in-depth involvement to allow for early identification of potential challenges
  • Coordinate a balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical and solution architectures within IT and business units to successfully implement security architecture solutions
  • Enforce adherence to security architecture standards
  • Be the security architecture point person for identified major initiatives (most valued, most complex) with accountability for architecture designs
  • Ensure enterprise security solutions are scalable and adaptable according to changing business needsKnowledge and Skills Required
    • Expertise in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise application and security architecture, specifically including Cloud Security Architecture (GCP, Microsoft Azure and AWS)
    • Executive-level experience leading a team of security engineering professionals responsible for planning, design, implementation and ongoing support of security systems of high complexity to fulfill the business needs
    • Expertise in strategic planning and in documenting architecture deliverables (target architecture, security policies, IT principles & reference architecture, technology standards, conceptual patterns, detailed design patterns, etc.)
    • Experience working as an architect within an IT organization, with demonstrated understanding and application of architecture methodology and principles to enable business change or capability building
    • Experience with AWS security services to include AWS Security Center, AWS GuardDuty, AWS Config, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, CloudWatch Events, AWS Inspector, Lambda, and AWS Systems Manager
    • Working knowledge of NIDS & HIDS and WAF solutions in AWS and GCP
    • Identity Management experience in the following areas: Single Sign-On, Identity Federation, Consumer Identity, and Multi-Factor Authentication, Identity Governance and Administration, User Provisioning, Access Certification, Identity Analytics, Role-Based Access Control
    • Strong understanding of Data Protection including DLP and DRM; threat intelligence, fraud protection and endpoint security
    • Proven track record of leading large, complex projects with multiple stakeholders and driving organizational change
    • Demonstrated success with meeting the needs of a wide range of employees while driving team performance, monitoring results and appropriately allocating resources
    • Progressive experience in leading employees in multiple locations, and significant experience developing and implementing solutions
    • Possesses strong problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking, team building, and presentation skills
    • Strong leadership skills, leading by example, driving employee commitment through actions, and empowering employees to reach their full potential
    • Experience working with a suite of IT applications, including: transactional, middleware integration, workflow, business intelligence (BI), web-based, and relational database technologies (design and function)
    • Recognized enterprise architecture related certification (e.g., TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, COBIT)Education
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
      • Advanced degree preferredRange of Experience
        • 12+ years demonstrated experience managing complex cross functional units or groups within information security
        • 10+ years of work experience in security architecture and system development
        • 5+ years of leadership experience managing cross-functional teams or projects and influencing senior level management and key stakeholdersApply to Compass Group today!Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. - At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.
          • Medical
          • Dental
          • Vision
          • Life Insurance/ AD
          • Disability Insurance
          • Retirement Plan
          • Paid Time Off
          • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
          • Associate Shopping Program
          • Health and Wellness Programs
          • Discount Marketplace
          • Identity Theft Protection
          • Pet Insurance
          • Commuter Benefits
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Req ID: - -951674Compass Corporate -MARY DICKSON -[[req_classification]] -

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