Job Description

Job Title: Enterprise Security Architect
Location: Fort Mill, SC (Hybrid) – Must be Local
Duration: 12 Months
Job Description:
Client's Information Security team is seeking an exceptional AVP, Data Security Architect to engage on project efforts in Data, Cloud, and On-prem security architectures. As the AVP, Data Security Architect, you will work side by side with our Development, Operations, Business units, and Enterprise Architecture teams to ensure our environments are secured and monitored. The right person for this role will have a broad technical cloud security background with a focus on security design, detection, prevention, and response to security threats.

  • Collaborate with a team of Security Engineers in solution architecture reviews and guidance for Technology projects through being tightly integrated with Client's SDLC process.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for Data security, providing guidance on industry best practices.
  • Creates best-of-class cloud/data security architecture designs and patterns for Client, using defensible industry reference architectures and standards.
  • Collaborate with Data Architects on securing data with encryption and/or tokenization. Considering the pros & cons of each security control.
  • Document, socialize, maintain, and train key stakeholders on security requirements that enables secure design and build of solutions.
  • Conduct project security reviews to identify security risk and oversee the implementation of approved recommendations on cloud security designs.
  • Analyze potential impact of new threats and exploits, develop, and implement solutions to mitigate those threats, and communicate risks to relevant business units.
  • Identify, design, and build secure solutions that can be adopted and deployed into a highly available production environment.
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technology solutions including providing detailed analysis of pros and cons.
  • Stay up to date on the latest cloud security trends, technologies, and best practices, and share knowledge with the team to continuously improve Client’s cloud security posture.
  • Attend and provide feedback in meetings to capture key action items, discussion points, and deliver executive level status updates to all stakeholders as required.
  • Develop, track and report relevant metrics (KPIs, KRIs, OKRs), scheduled activities, and milestones to executives monthly that reflect execution statuses, risks, and opportunities.
  • Evaluate and assess security threats across a variety of environments.


  • 5+ years of experience in cloud security, preferably AWS
  • 5+ years of experience in Data Security: Databases (SQL, Oracle, Postgres), SAS Data Warehouses (Snowflake), AWS Databases (Neptune, RDS, DynamoDB) and Data Platforms (Microsoft Dataverse).
  • 5+ years of experience in Encryption and Tokenization and how and where they are used to secure Data.
  • 5+ years of experience working knowledge of information security controls, guidelines, and standards (e.g., ISO27000 series, OWASP, CSA CCM, CIS 20 Critical Security Controls, SOX, and NIST).
  • 5+ years of experience with technical knowledge/coding skills in any of the following: Java, C# .Net, Ruby and/or Python
  • CCSP/Other Cloud Specific Certification, CISSP and/or GIAC are a plus.

Core Competencies:

  • Must be self-driven, yet flexible and highly adept at consulting, negotiating, communicating, consensus building, and presenting.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure while managing multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS and its core services, including EC2, S3, IAM, VPC, and security-related services like security groups, ACLs AWS Security Hub, AWS WAF, and Amazon Guard Duty.
  • Working knowledge of Terraform, Cloud Formation, Pulumi, and/or Ansible.
  • Solid experience securing scalable web architectures and distributed systems.
  • Solid understanding of malware, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management


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