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Security Architect

General Information:

Hitachi Energy Enterprise Software is looking for a Security Architec

t with solid hands-on technical expertise, great communication and collaboration skills. This individual recognizes the importance of individual and group efforts delivering high quality products and solutions, while demonstrating the willingness to learn our customer’s business then craft secure solutions that ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our customers applications and data in private, public, and hybrid cloud based environments.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop and document a standards compliant security framework that can be applied to secure architecture reference models across multiple software products/development teams in distinct geopolitical regions.
  • Troubleshoot development and deployment security issues for internal and customer facing cloud environments.
  • Design and Deliver dashboard security metric solutions to provide a window to operational status for senior leadership.
  • Continuously improve, document, and train development teams on the secure deployment tool chain in SaaS and associated processes, moving towards more automation and shorter turn-around times.
  • Work with teams on secure software and hardware configuration management and secure test automation strategies associated with cloud based solutions.
  • Communicate directly with customers to help them understand secure SaaS software environments and the benefits they provide to traditional deployment models.
  • Support customer production SaaS environments when called upon on a 24/7 basis.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • 1+ years of security work experience in an engineering or development discipline.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Formal education or training focused on computer science, computer engineering, information sciences, information technology, or engineering field with specialization in cyber security.
  • Practical real-world security experience as part of a SaaS team to include working knowledge of cloud computing technologies and workload transition challenges from a cyber security perspective
  • Experience with virtualization and configuration of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments and associated software development environments using Microsoft Azure and/or AWS
  • Implementation experience with commercial security solutions such as web application firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, DDOS mitigation
  • Passion for and ability to work with software development and deployment teams releasing production-ready software on a daily basis
  • Creativity to find innovative and realistic solutions to complex challenges, and an eagerness to learn about new technologies and to devise tools or tricks to get the job done
  • Strong problem solving & troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills (in English) to explain and document your ideas/plans and present them effectively to senior management for approval.
  • Fluent spoken and written English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in enterprise governance, risk, and compliance programs or driving the program's evolution to meet new requirements
  • Experience designing solutions and advising customers on architectures meeting industry standards such as NERC CIP, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, FISMA, IEC 62443-4-1 and NIST/DoD frameworks.
  • Experience architecting customer security integration solutions for enterprise risk management
  • One or more Security and/or Cloud certifications from Industry leader OEM’s such as CompTIA Cloud+, Azure, AWS, Cloud Security Alliance / CCSK, ISC2 CCSP, ISACA CISM, CEH, GIAC GSEC, ISC^2 SSCP
    Location Houston, Texas, United States of America
    Job type Full time
    Experience Experienced
    Job function IT, Telecom & Internet
    Contract Regular
    Publication date 2024-03-04
    Reference number R0024154

    About Hitachi Energy

    Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. www.hitachienergy.com

    Hitachi Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans' status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites here and here. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.