Cyber Security Architect
MidFirst Bank
 Oklahoma City, OK

Do you want to work in an exciting fast paced SecDevOps environment and be part of a ground breaking team? We are looking for an experienced Security Architect to join the MidFirst Bank Cyber Security Team and it could be you! The successful candidate will be a self-driven security professional and will recommend, design, and oversee implementation of a secure cloud computing environment.

The Cyber Security Architect will have an in depth understanding of security reference architectures and key security domains such as IAM, Amazon Cloud, Network, Data Privacy, IT, and many more. The role functions as a leader across the organization, helping to evangelize the security story and drive a culture of “secure by design“ throughout the MidFirst environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with the business to understand and influence security requirements as they relate to risk and information protections
  • Be the expert in Cloud Technologies (Amazon AWS specifically)
  • Researches and recommends emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancements and development efforts
  • Develops and documents security strategy and makes recommendations to senior management
  • Ensures that all applicable policies and standards are adhered to in the execution of duties
  • Maintains current knowledge of security techniques such as OSINT Framework and other information gathering techniques
  • Recommend tools, tactics, and techniques for continued development of the Cyber Security Program
  • Assist with security architecture and secure systems design throughout the enterprise
  • Report to management concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance

Position Requirements:

  • Experience designing and supporting enterprise security solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to enable effective security incident and problem resolution
  • Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies, with the flexibility to handle multiple high-pressure situations simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision
  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal skills and with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including vendors and IT-business personnel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer/client focus, with the ability to manage expectations appropriately, provide a superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
  • Experience with cloud computing methodologies
  • Experience with assessing application and network system vulnerabilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security certifications (CISSP, CISM, GSEC, CEH, OSCP, etc.)
  • AWS Professional certifications (Solutions Architect, Security, DevOps Engineer, etc)
  • Experience working with IT and Security leadership to articulate security strategies
  • Professional experience architecting solutions in AWS
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other equivalent experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.