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Sr Cyber Security Architect II



Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

Job Description

Sr Cyber Security Architect

Work Model: Hybrid, Framingham MA

Staples is business to business. You’re what binds us together.

Our digital solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Designs and oversees implementation of enterprise information security architectures and solutions.
  • Recommends modifications to application development, database design, networking, or infrastructure architecture with the goal of complying with internal information security policies and standards.
  • Develops or assists in the development of security policies, standards, and strategies.
  • Performs or participates in security audits, identifies security gaps, and develops and implements risk mitigation solutions.
  • Handles the most complex issues.
  • Be a technology leader collaborating with teams of senior systems engineers, senior network engineers, senior cloud engineers, cybersecurity architects, and software developers.
  • Partner with technology and business teams to fully understand business priorities and promote cybersecurity by design.
  • Monitors emerging products, technologies, or best practices that will improve security for the organization and its stakeholders.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of emerging threats and technologies, and techniques to detect and mitigate them.
  • Develop and maintain cybersecurity reference architectures for consumption by technical and project teams.
  • Development and maintenance of Security Architecture documents and artifacts.

What you bring to the table:

  • Strong oral, written, and visual communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of architecture standards and patterns, and a passion for advocating their correct usage.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of best practices for securing networks and computer systems.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Strong leadership and team-building abilities.
  • Ability to work as part of a team. Customer/client orientation. Problem/situation analysis.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Project management skills

What’s needed- Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or related area, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a cybersecurity role with progressive responsibility experience in Cybersecurity, IT, Systems Administration, Network Architecture, Systems Development, or related fields.
  • Experience designing, architecting, or implementing complex systems.
  • Experience creating technical documentation and diagrams.
  • Proficient in cybersecurity frameworks and standards.

What’s needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading IT and cybersecurity projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking systems, Microsoft OS, Linux OS and virtualization technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge with cloud architectures and security approaches, particularly in Microsoft Azure.
  • Experienced with cloud security, identity management, threat modeling, and incident response.

We Offer:

  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups
  • 22 days of PTO and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays + 1 floating holiday)
  • Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more!