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Security Architect

Location: California, USA


Requisition Number: 216971

External Description:

What You’ll Do

Information security architect capable of identifying InfoSec related issues using standard test methodologies (OS Hardening) and implementing solutions involving Teradata EDW environments to include Identity Management, user provisioning, Single Sign On (SSO), directory services, Encryption, regulatory compliance consulting with experience in SOX, PCI-DSS, GLBA, HIPPA, EC-Directive, privacy, IT audit - COBIT, risk management, risk assessments, and Data Center security operations management.

Requires the ability (skills) and desire to “Play both Offense (looking for Vulnerabilities) AND Defense (doing the actual hands-on work implementation to close the vulnerabilities) to include Linux OS, Hardening, Enabling encryption solutions and SSO

Core duties include:

  • Combining security, networking, and IT Operations expertise to solve business problems
  • Information security requirements analysis
  • Compliance with legal, regulatory, and cultural data privacy requirements
  • Technical and business writing
  • Ability to effectively present business and technical presentations
  • Collaborating with security architects, engineers, and operations staff to implement remediations
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA), risk management, risk mitigation
  • Advising application development teams on security design concepts
  • Security related training
  • Analytical interviewing (to ensure that the solutions meet the customer’s requirements)
  • Presentation development and delivery
  • Technical, organization and process analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry best practices
  • Ability to follow procedures, troubleshoot, and update documentation as needed

Who You’ll Work With

This role reports to the Director, Consulting Leadership. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other science or Business from an accredited institution preferred with relevant work experience.
  • Information security consulting experience (3+ years preferred)
  • Security architecture design experience
  • Operating System, Network and Security Device Administration experience (required)
  • Data Center operations management 
  • Linux Certification
  • Security + Certification
  • Network Certification

What You’ll Bring

  • Desired certifications: CISSP, SSCP, CISA, CISM, CCIE, CPP, CBCP, MSCE: Security, GIAC (G7799, GSNA, GSLC, GCSC, GFSP, GEIT), CHP, ICCP
  • Multicultural, multiple industry, international work experience (preferred)
  • Systems integration, application development or programming experience (preferred)

Technical Skills:

  • Regulatory Compliance experience with Sarbanes Oxley, HIPPA, GLBA, COBIT, PCI-DSS, IRS-1075, ITAR, AML, Patriot Act, Safe Harbor, EC-Directive, and others
  • Drafting / Writing Security Policy exceptions as identified
  • Perform Risk Assessments
  • Perform Penetration testing / ethical hacking experience
  • Advising software and application development teams on data security
  • Ability to configure:
    • Desktop/Network Operating Systems [e.g., UNIX (Linux), MS Windows (Server and Desktop)]
    • Connectors (e.g., ODBC, .NET)
  • Security / Vulnerability Scanners
  • Security Infrastructure Devices: Firewalls, IDS, IPS, VPN, Authentication
  • LAN/WAN Communication Technology
  • Network Protocols and Port Assignments
  • IT Management Systems
  • Network Analysis Tools (Wireshark or other protocol analyzers)
  • Networked Applications: Email, Terminal Emulation, Groupware, Web Apps
  • Wireless security
  • Detailed knowledge of ISO2700x, and other industry standards

Consulting Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance.
  • Leading complex information security engagements
  • Effective listening
  • Mentoring InfoSec engineers and technicians
  • Managing client expectations
  • Technical oversight on concurrent projects
  • Staying current on emerging technology

Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata ​

We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

Pay Rate: $117,000.00 - $146,000.00 - $175,000.00 Annually

Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on geographic location, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and candidate experience. Learn more about Teradata’s competitive Total Rewards package at


CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Security Architect

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: San Diego, California US