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Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.
As a Cyber Security Architect, you will be part of the Cybersecurity Architecture Team focused on helping design, implement and mature innovative and cutting edge security capabilities. The Cybersecurity Architecture Team champions secure by design principles into our initiatives, provides hands on technical leadership for security domains, assists with defining vision and execution of strategy aligning to business needs and is expected to help solve wide range of security challenges. The Cybersecurity Architecture Team is part of highly collaborative Cybersecurity program and an engineering culture driven technology organization.
Designs, updates and maintains security architecture capabilities for several products in assigned domain (e.g. Application, Cryptography, Endpoint, Network, Cloud, or IAM) optimizes functionality, minimize risk, and align with business objectives
Evaluates technical solutions and incorporates emerging and strategic cybersecurity technologies into technical solutions, considering costs, business benefits, technical limitations, risks and compliance considerations to align with cybersecurity objectives, enterprise and portfolio future state architecture direction. Stays current on relevant industry compliance requirement and incorporates them into strategic plans
Solicits and analyzes functional and non-functional requirements to identify architecturally significant decisions and develop options, tradeoffs, and recommendations
Works closely with key cybersecurity stake holders such as Cybersecurity Product leadership, Engineers, and consumers of security services to identity risks, define and design tactical and strategic risk mitigation plans and execution of these accordingly
Advises and guides product team and helps with project planning by identifying architecturally significant dependencies and guiding the approach to project execution. ü Effectively communicates across departments and leadership groups and builds consensus in support of strategic objectives
Partners with product leadership to develop and establish a product vision and roadmap while ensuring it aligns with the cybersecurity strategy, enterprise technology strategy, and industry trends, inclusive of build vs buy decisions
Partners with key stake holders from Enterprise, Technical and Application Architecture to champion secure by design principles, perform security architecture analysis and help deliver secure and reliable solutions
Builds usable security patterns, security product roadmaps, capability maturity models and other best practice artifacts
Coaches and mentors engineers and less experience architects
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or related
8+ Years – Information Security, Engineering, Business Administration, Data Analytics, Technical Architecture or related
Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus architecture scale
External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview .
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.