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Senior Security Architect Cognizant
Teaneck, NJ

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

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About Cognizant

Job Description

Cognizant requires a security individual to work to perform Cyber Security Architecture reviews and Information Risk Assessments. This role will provide subject matter expertise, strategic guidance, and security oversight for various initiatives including customer engagements and Cognizant corporate projects. Candidates will have a proven ability to provide guidance on industry best practices, regulatory compliance, and security assurance as it relates to Cognizant Corporate Security Policies, Procedures and Standards while architecting private and public cloud services. This position will also be responsible for the evaluation and assessment of Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, and Software as a Services offerings to be incorporated into client facing applications, Business Process as a Service solutions, and service management solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

* Serve as a Cybersecurity resource and SME for a Product and Platform centric organization - ensuring that security architecture, and governance are integrated with solutions during development while also ensuring that security is designed into actual services from the inception of the project, to production and client delivery

* Day-to-day work with client delivery teams and ensure that delivery teams adhere to Cognizant's corporate information security architecture, policies, procedures, baselines and guidelines. This is role requires a mix of technical capabilities as well as the know-how to provide security governance over complex applications and projects while also having the ability to articulate complex security concepts to business personnel and non-security personnel

* Work with the application and solution teams to secure SaaS applications including assisting in the overall architecture and design of the solution and supporting components

* Engage with resources across governance, compliance, and technical architects during the lifecycle of a project, supporting the sales cycle, to interacting with prospective clients and client teams to usher in, and provide security assurance, guidance, and advisory

* Coordinate security testing of solutions including result analysis and driving of remediation (SAST, DAST, VM, and penetration testing)

* Interface with Digital business leaders, client architecture teams, corporate architecture and governance personnel, as well as the Cognizant Security (CS) teams.

* Ability to translate technical risk issues and distill such issues to common IT business leaders and upper management

* Work with program managers to develop project plans, estimation documents, specifications, diagrams, and flowcharts

* Solid understanding as to how to mitigate risks with common controls such as WAF'S, IDPS's, MPS's, AWL, etc.

* Implement common principles and practices across cloud platforms and provide compliance with industry specific guidelines such as the Security Trust and Assurance Registry from the Cloud Security Alliance.

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

10001 employees

500 frank west burr boulevard

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