Security Architect (remote opportunity)

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Posted 8 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Would you like to work with cutting-edge technology?

Do you love collaborating with teams to solve complex challenges?

Join our talented team

Were an expert team of security architects and analysts. Working with external auditors, consultants and standards bodies we secure our network and products. We translate compliance requirements into technically verifiable stories, guiding engineering teams and explaining procedures to assessors. Collaborating cross-functionally, we ensure our systems meet safety and security compliance.

Partner with the best

As a Security Architect, you will turn compliance guidelines into business requirements, tech specs and frameworks for use by internal teams and external assessors. Collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders, youll learn how Akamais web-scale systems work and guide the company to efficiently meet our security obligations.

As a Security Architect, you will be responsible for:

* Articulating and translating security requirements to business, technical, and process requirements
* Educating internal and external stakeholders about Akamai's control environment
* Advising and educating stakeholders on the latest security compliance standard requirements to support informed decision making
* Collaborating and advising on risks to our systems and providing expert security advice during security incidents

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

* Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or its equivalent
* Be curious by nature with a desire to constantly learn new technologies
* Be highly analytical with an ability to investigate and curate complex information
* Be able to review system designs, identify security risks, and translate compliance requirements to business requirements
* Demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to present to various stakeholders
* Have experience with security technologies, processes, and concepts such as cryptography (e.g. TLS), and Authentication and Authorization
* Show experience with some industry compliance and security standards, such as PCI or SOC2, and be familiar with how the internet and its protocols work

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

* Your health
* Your finances
* Your family
* Your time at work
* Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.