REMOTE Systems Architect

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timePosted 7 days ago location United States salarySalary undisclosed
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Job Description

Apex Systems, the 2nd largest IT Staffing and Consulting firm in the nation, is searching for qualified candidates for a new Systems Architect opportunity with one of our top clients in Nashville, TN.

If you are interested in learning more about this position please send an up-to-date resume to Apex Systems Recruiter, Sara-Kinard, at

Systems Architect

Location: 100% Remote

Duration: Long-term contract

Compensation: Highly competitive and negotiable

  • Provide Advisement & Consulting services to non-Security IT groups across the enterprise; review and assess solution proposals, identify and communicate necessary security controls to ensure the enterprise data, processes and brand are secure while enabling our Business; identify alternative solutions and mitigating controls when necessary
  • Liaise with other security architects and security practitioners to collaborate and share best practices and insights
  • Maintain current technical security knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and performing research
  • Maintain meticulous and current records in internal tracking system for all assigned consulting projects

  • Experience in a technical consultancy role providing technical security guidance and direction to non-security teams
  • Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure: Applications, Databases, Operating systems - Windows, Unix and Linux, Hypervisors, IP networks - WAN and LAN, Storage networks
  • Experience with IAM technologies and services and Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Cloud Security experience (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform) including using container architecture such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to influence others to achieve desired result
  • Proven skills in solving complex technical problems with cross functional teams
  • Experience with securing PHI, PCI and PII data in transit - internal and external, and at rest
  • Working knowledge of IT service management
  • Experience with FISMA, PCI and Hi-Trust controls

  • CISSP certification required
  • CCSP, CISM, CISA, or other industry recognized Security certifications a plus
  • Cloud security certifications a plus

EEO Employer

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