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Security Architect

Technology | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

We are currently hiring for a dynamic and collaborative Security Architect

At Verifi, you will be part of a dynamic environment that supports interdepartmental collaboration, fuels creativity and provides you with an opportunity to take ownership and play an intricate part in our company’s success.

You will work alongside the brightest and most remarkable individuals in the industry and you will have an immediate impact on our aspirations for global domination and disruption of the payments space.   And you will do all this, while challenging your career, giving back to the community and creating new friendships.

Join Verifi and you join the leader in the eCommerce marketplace for payment and risk management.

You will be responsible for ensuring that our systems are designed and implemented according to corporate security policies and best security practices. As a key liaison with our Compliance and Information Security department, you will translate their requirements into well-architected solutions and work within the Technology department to implement them.

High level job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with Compliance and Technology teams to understand application or service requirements, then translate those into securely designed enterprise solutions.
  • Participate in systems design efforts to provide a security perspective and architectural guidance.
  • Perform ongoing evaluations of systems, processes, and procedures for any security concerns, and recommend appropriate improvements.
  • Keep the CTO, Security Director, and other management apprised of the security status of our environments and systems.
  • During audits and remediation efforts, e.g. PCI, coordinate the timely production of technical evidence and implementation of any remediation tasks.
  • Assess third-party solutions and the associated implementation/integration effort when needed.
  • Educate the software development team on coding best practices and test strategies.
  • Build, deploy, and track security measurements for our computer systems and networks.
  • Design infrastructure to alert the technical and security teams of detected vulnerabilities and intrusion attempts.
  • Maintain knowledge of financial industry trends, current security issues, security best practices, and new security technologies.

  Required qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a technical security role, preferably in a PCI environment
  • Experience in enterprise security architecture including review, design, implementation, and operations.
  • Knowledge of computer forensics, including determining the source of an incident and preserving evidence.
  • Deep understanding of security considerations for web-based services in a mixed environment that includes Linux, Windows, VMs, and Docker containers.
  • Familiarity with MySQL security topics.
  • Thorough understanding of network topologies, protocols including SMB and TLS, firewalls, ACLs, and VPNs.
  • Expertise with Windows security topics, including Active Directory; OS, patch, and system management; VDI; and malware protection.
  • Strong familiarity with a majority of the following: AWS security concepts, encryption and key management, data leakage prevention, intrusion prevention and intrusion detection systems, web application firewalls.
  • Hands-on experience with security testing tools, such as Metasploit, Wireshark, Nessus, nmap, etc.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with both highly-technical teams and non-technical business leaders
  • Ability to produce and review high-quality technical documentation, reports, and diagrams
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to policies and procedures
  • Professional, team-oriented attitude with sound judgment and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

We are located in Los Angeles and offer:

  • Dynamic, stimulating and open environment with opportunity for personal development.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401k w/ match, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Paid parking and complimentary food
  • Socially conscious and community oriented company
  • Energized employment filled with activities and events
  • Competitive Base Salary, plus bonus, and stock options