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Information Security Architect - Atlanta, GA

Location:  Atlanta, GA, US, 30338
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural


Job ID:  117789


Oldcastle Architectural Products (APG) is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. Additional strong national positions are also found in packaged lawn and garden products. The business produces and markets brands you know such as Belgard® hardscapes and Sakrete® cement mixes. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.



Oldcastle is North America’s leading building materials company, which operates across the US and Canada. To support its growth, Oldcastle has created a new, dedicated Information Security Architect role. Join our team and make a significant difference.  The Information Security Architect is integral in establishing and maintaining strong security standards and baselines across all of Oldcastle North America. The role is unique in that this will require someone who has a deep understanding of a variety of technologies, architecture principles, and security controls to ensure the right balance between security and the goals of the business. This person will be responsible for providing expert guidance and security oversight for projects, application development, and technical architecture. The person will also work closely and collaboratively with decision makers, technologists, and others to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective Information Security technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Expert knowledge of IT security standards and best practices.
  • Evaluates and provides high and low level security design recommendations to mitigate risks.
  • Develops and maintains security standards, baselines, and guidelines.
  • Supports technical teams in architecting, implementing and securing systems, networks, applications, etc.
  • Conducts technical security gap analysis and provides solid mitigating controls.
  • Stays on top of industry security technologies and best practices.
  • Looks for ways to integrate security technologies effectively and efficiently.
  • Works closely with Security Analysts, Engineers and other teams.
  • Participates in Security Incident Handling Response teams.
  • Fosters relationships between peers, management, and business partners to ensure that common goals are met and that there is active collaboration between team members.
  • Acts as SME to Product Groups during and after security incidents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Information Security.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience


  • Minimum of 10 years working as IT Security Network Engineer, Security Analyst, Pen Tester, or similar role.
  • In depth experience designing and implementing enterprise security solutions for large distributed environments.
  • Strong knowledge with security controls in manufacturing and Industrial Control Systems.
  • Strong knowledge of application, database and network vulnerabilities and how to remediate them.
  • Strong knowledge of software development security standards.
  • Strong knowledge of data encryption methods.
  • Strong knowledge of forensic tools/processes (e.g. Encase, FTK, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of penetration testing (e.g. whitehat, blackhat, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge with security technologies/tools (e.g. IPS, SSL/TLS, etc.)
  • Strong network technical skills, includes TCP/IP, networking routers, switches, hubs, and OSI layers.
  • Knowledge with Enterprise Resources Planning software (e.g. Infor/M3, Lawson, SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  • Expert knowledge with Microsoft technologies (e.g. Active Directory, SQL database, Windows severs, etc.)
  • Preferred experience with IBM technologies (e.g. AS400 iSeries Systems, etc.)
  • In depth understanding of Identity & Access Management principles.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (e.g. Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge about IT Processes (e.g. Change Management, SDLC phases, Business process, Business Continuity, Disaster Recover, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of industry best practices and frameworks (e.g. ISO 27001, NIST, OWASP, etc.)
  • Ability to conduct research into security issues, standards, and products.
  • Ability to create technical security architecture diagrams and documentation.
  • Expertise level knowledge of developing project plans, work programs, evaluating controls, documenting results, making recommendations and communicating information to all levels of management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines while ensuring quality and performance.
  • Possesses excellent analytic skills and is a problem solver.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% within North America.

Required Training and Education


  • A Bachelor’s degree from a nationally accredited University/College in Information Security, Computer Science or Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Technology Business or a related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • At least one professional certification, such as, CISSP-ISSAP, TOGAF, CCIE Security, CSSA, MCSA, is required.


Desired Training and Education


  • Master degree or Information Security related certifications such as, CISSP-ISSAP or TOGAF.


Working Conditions


  • Centrally located in Dunwoody, GA.
  • Office offers excellent amenities, such as, café, free parking and spacious work areas.
  • Role will require use of a computer for long periods of time.


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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