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IT-Security Architect (m/f/x)

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Locations Berlin, Germany, Hamburg, Germany, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Düsseldorf, Germany, Cologne, Germany, Ehningen, Germany, Munich, Germany
Job ID 558280BR
Date posted 09/09/2022
Primary Job Area Architect

Why Kyndryl

At Kyndryl our people are the basis of everything we do, we believe skills drives growth, so we invest in our employees. We want to be known as being fast, flat and focused in how we operate, and we want our people to feel they can be their true self when working for Kyndryl. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems the world depends on every day. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. Come and join us!

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking an IT Security Architect who’s able to design and implement comprehensive infrastructure security solutions. The candidate should have capabilities in listed areas (focus is desired)

Security strategy and architecture:
  • Design and implementation of a security strategy and organization
  • Network security including LAN, WAN and SDN technologies
  • Identity and Access Mgmt. with authorization and authentication concepts and technologies
  • Infrastructure and endpoint security to advice towards concepts, architectures, tools and concepts for MDM and endpoint
  • Hybrid-and Multicloud Security to ensure secure cloud environments with cloud specific aspects e.g., ISO 27017, BSI C5
  • SIEM Management consultancy and support to define SIEM concepts and best of breed solutions
  • Technology compliance and risk to obtain security certifications / perform readiness checks in terms if ISMS, ISO 27000 or BSI

The main responsibility is to design and implement complex IT Security solutions for Kyndryl clients. This includes:
  • Drive scope definition, identify security requirements / threats and compliance demands to design architectural solutions
  • Define and implement solutions that balance business, functional and non-functional requirements with company information, compliance and security requirements
  • Provide deep technical guidance related to cross-stack security solutions with strong communication skills to diverse audiences
  • Design and support the implementation of secure and threat safe cloud-based solutions for organizations migrating and modernizing their existing workloads and infrastructure to cloud environments
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to customers, security / audit functions and other project teams
  • Demonstrate proven technical knowledge of cloud and security architecture implementation
  • Develop innovative security architectures and controls, evaluate alternatives, identify integrative services and develop cost estimates
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Advise on protective, detective, reactive, and monitoring methodologies and associated solutions
  • Maintain industry knowledge on emerging security practices, technology and cyber security regulation

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven experience as IT Architect (defining and implementing functional / non-functional requirements for IT environments)
  • Defining cross-stack IT landscapes in terms of security aspects for on-premise and hybrid- and multicloud environments
  • Knowledge of security controls, such as SIEM, SOAR, IDS/IPS, PKI, IDAM, AV, WAF, DLP, EDR, DAST/SAST, Vulnerability Management, Thread Intelligence, Security Automation and application controls

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Experience with one or more of the following standards: ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, KRITIS, CIS ,SOC2
  • One or more security certification, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CASP+, CCSP or CCSK
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Master's Degree

Other things to know

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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Infrastructure Architect

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Travel Required

Up to 40% or 2 days a week (home on weekends- based on project requirements)


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