Full Time
United States, Work From Home
Posted 8 months ago

Dark Rhino Security is leader in Information Security Managed Services. The company provides comprehensive defense in depth to its’ clients backed by an insured guarantee. Dark Rhino Security is seeking a security architect. The security architect will be responsible for the following.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide architectural guidance, identify and communicate security requirements, and coordinate with teams to ensure proper implementation for Information Security Projects (including hardware, software, networking, applications, and cloud services)
  • Assist with reviewing security services processes and procedures for continuous improvement (including security information and event management, anti-malware, intrusion detection, public key management, certificate management, physical security management, and identity & password management solutions)
  • Participate in security events and potential incidents in accordance with prescribed procedures
  • Lead technical and management meetings to address security risks
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest security issues and briefing stakeholders of emerging threats including both general threats and those specifically targeting Dark Rhino Security Clients.
  • Create and implement internal/external security policies, testing, education, and remediation actions, in coordination with the Governance, Risk and Compliance Team
  • Review security incident post-postmortems for continuous improvement and design changes
  • Review and enhance all current and proposed changes to system architectures to ensure that cyber security is maintained, and any risk is minimized
  • Guide red and blue teams on tabletop exercises.
  • Translate cyber intelligence into actionable business intelligence and recommendations
  • Communicate security requirements with vendors and service providers
  • Partner with GRC, site leadership, and other stakeholders on regulatory and compliance audits
  • Assist with information security strategy
  • Ability to work after-hours and weekends for critical incident escalations


  • Future Focused
  • Thinks from the Future:
    • Makes fact-based decisions – is not swayed by contrary opinions or perceptions
    • Is continually curious and open to new ideas
    • Enables an environment that embraces creativity and innovation
    • Trusts in team work
  • Listens First:
    • Takes the time to listen for understanding and asks questions to clarify
    • Uses communication skills that enhance teamwork (listens, is open, is honest, timely, and direct)
    • Encourages others to listen using active listening skills
  • Talks Straight:
    • Communicates directly, honestly, respectfully and in a timely manner to resolve conflict
    • Uses simple language that is clear and to the point
    • Is able to clearly define reality, even if it is controversial
  • Aligns:
    • Practices accountability and collaboration to move the conversation forward
    • Openly shares information
    • Demonstrates Boundary-less Behavior:
    • Actively participates and openly shares with others – is transparent
    • Works well with other departments, functions, regions and cultures
    • Open to learning from others and values views different from own views
  • Leadership
  • Works with Velocity:
    • Prioritizes workload; focuses on completion and is organized
    • Anticipates next steps and works towards them
    • Achieves Business Results
  • Focuses on the Customer:
    • Promotes a customer-focused culture and continuously strives to deliver value to the customer
    • Works with customers (internal and external) to understand and meet their needs


   Keeps a promise, trust or pledge to do something now or in the future

   Actions and behaviors align with the goals of the organization

   Is fully engaged

Demonstrates Agility:

   Makes smart decisions quickly

   Receives feedback and adjust behavior

   Effectively works and communicates in a matrix environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in IT security, risk management, IT audit or relevant areas. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in security operations, networking, or other infrastructure areas

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills for complex problem solving.
  • Ability to articulate technical topics to non-technical audiences
  • Any system, networks, or cybersecurity related certifications
  • Previous experience in a managed service environment
  • Relevant Cyber Security Certifications such as CISSP, SSCP, CRISC
  • Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies with flexibility to handle multiple high-pressure situations simultaneously
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail
  • Capability of creation architectural and design documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with exceptional influencing and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage and communicate within a matrix environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Broad background in information tools, concepts and issues across a broad range of technologies (including networking, applications, and cloud services) by related work experience

Salary Range $130-$175,000

If this is you, we’d love to connect! Submit your application today and let’s chat. 

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Job CategorySecurity Hardening

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