• Security Architect

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 4:41 PM)
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  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

    This position is a member of the Enterprise Information Security Group (EISG) Security Architecture Team.  This position will provide expertise with Information Security Architecture needs and overall security strategy and direction for the enterprise.  This role will perform the evaluation of security initiatives and solutions across the enterprise and be tasked with identifying security needs.  This role will also be responsible for overseeing the network and application security architecture as well as other areas within the organization include cloud usage and architecture.  The ideal candidate will have a strong network infrastructure and security operations background and be willing to multi-task between multiple projects and initiatives.  The environment consists of multiple locations, a complex architecture and involves significant collaboration with numerous IT and business functions. 


    Primary Job Responsibilities will include:
    Architect and design security solutions, technologies and processes

    Define and architect security solutions that support the business units while staying within the       Enterprise’s security posture and risk appetite
    Manage and maintain oversight for security projects
    Develop and implement security strategies, standards and policies
    Identify IT Security risks and evaluate and propose mitigation strategies

    Develop and maintain cloud security architectures and strategies as needed ensuring existing security standards and requirements are met

    Serve as the subject matter expert for security technologies and issues
    Participate in the development of network and application security standards and procedures
    Stay current and maintain a knowledge of industry threats, trends, and security technologies
    Perform firewall rule reviews and approvals

    Secondary Job Responsibilities include:
    Mentor security operations members as appropriate
    Create logical and physical architecture diagrams


    College degree in technology / sciences or equivalent work experience
    CISSP or other security credential preferred
    5-7 years of experience with security architecture with demonstrated increasing responsibility and breadth of knowledge
    Proven hands-on experience with security solutions such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, proxies, VPNs, malware protection, etc.

    Ability to perform Risk Assessments

    Threat Modeling
    In-depth understanding of TCP/IP and networking
    Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems


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