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Data Encryption Architect
Ref No.: 18-02656
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
Seeking an experienced Data Encryption Architect for an established and growing professional services organization. As part of the Security Services Team you will be the owner of the Data Encryption technical capabilities within the global company. The Data Encryption Architect will play a key role in building and expanding the Data Encryption service and will be responsible for end-to-end delivery of Full Disk Encryption (FDE) capabilities, Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Email Encryption (EE) including monthly status reports and statistics as well as establish and maintain a roadmap pertaining to FDE, DRM and EE. You will be the subject matter expect (SME) for topics related to data encryption

The Data Encryption service delivers capabilities for protecting confidentiality, availability and integrity of the organization's data (e.g. Full Disk Encryption, Digital Rights Management, Email Encryption, etc.).
Planning: working jointly with the direct manager, defines and aligns the service roadmap with stakeholders across the IT organization
Designing: is the subject matter expert and technical lead
Deploying: coordinates transition of new capabilities into Data Encryption service operations
Operating: leads and manages day-to-day operations (including management of MSSP/MDR/out-tasking resources)
Improving: works on to continuously improve the service, based on input across the IT organization and the IT industry at large
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the security industry as it relates to company including:
Standards, regulations and legislation
Threats and vulnerabilities
Technologies and solutions
Industry best practices
Client requirements and concerns
Represent the technical capabilities and act as a subject matter expert for related capabilities during response and recovery phases of information technology incidents
Maintain information security credentials and certifications as required to present a credible presence to internal and external audiences

Relevant Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent)
10 years of information security experience, but will also consider applicants with an appropriate level of knowledge and experience
Track record in managing MSSP/Managed Detection and Response/Out-tasking vendors
Desirable additional related security and managerial certifications, e.g. CISSP, CEH, Security Plus, ITIL Foundations/SD/SO, LSS Yellow belt, etc.
Strong knowledge of software - and/or hardware-based Full Disk Encryption and/or file-based encryption
Knowledge of Email encryption (TLS, S/MIME, PGP)
Desirable - knowledge in Digital Rights Management/Rights Management Systems (Vera, Azure/ On-premise RMS)
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and teaming skills
Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to clearly define the problem and identify potential solutions that consider its broader impact
Ability to successfully interface and connect with skilled technologists and non-technical stakeholders
Able to effectively handle difficult and stressful situations with poise, tact and patience
Strong work management, organization and planning skills
High level of initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness and collaboration
Ability to work well independently as well as part of a virtual, geographically-dispersed team bringing a sense of urgency to the tasks at hand
Must be able to perform successfully in a demanding, fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented, global (follow the sun) environment to interpret rules and guidelines, and flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with the organization's values and culture.