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Product Security Architect

Company: VT iDirect
Location: Herndon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

ST Engineering iDirect is a global leader in satellite communications (satcom) providing technology and solutions that enable its customers to expand their business, differentiate their services and optimize their satcom networks. Our business provides innovation focused on solving satellite's most critical economic and technology challenges, and expands a shared commitment to shaping the future of how the world connects. - With your talent and energy paired with our vision and technical leadership, the most fulfilling work of your career is waiting for you at ST Engineering iDirect---the sky is truly the limit!
As an -Architect with focus on Security, you will collaborate with the other members of the system architecture team, making sure that the applied architectural concepts are in line with the latest security standards and expectations.
At ST Engineering iDirect, Security Architects continually work with other technical staff to innovate on new solutions, secure approaches, and enhancements for both current systems and next generation products. They are expected to lead and engage in collaborative technical discussions and meetings related to various aspects of ST Engineering iDirect products, and will contribute in their area of expertise. Focus areas are wide ranging, including secure system architecture, secure deployment environment architecture, secure application architecture and secure infrastructure management. - As an ideal candidate, you like working as part of an international team that is spread across multiple locations including the USA (Virginia), Canada, and Europe (Belgium, Germany, Ireland). An ideal candidate will have prior experience in the role of a product security engineering or security architecture -or similar role in a technical development organization. Previous experience that required providing -architectural and design level guidance while working collaboratively with other senior engineers and technical staff across the organization, is a key asset.
In addition to the security technology domain expertise that we seek from the candidate, key responsibilities and job functions of a security architect include:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to distill and present information to the larger organization and customers in non-technical terminology when required.
  • Business analysis skills, with the ability to forecast implications of architecture definitions and provide consultative recommendations and solutions
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills, customer service focus, attention to detail, and process orientation
  • Working knowledge and understanding of data analysis tools to enable a data-driven and evidence based system architecture and design
  • Work closely with product developers, operators, system administrators and support team to deliver creative product security solutions to complex technology challenges and business requirements.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) on cloud, system, and application security architecture.
  • Develops standards, policies and best practice procedures
  • Participate in both internal and external working group that tailor to the company's product security policies and standards for use in product development/production environment.
  • Design technical solutions, which include creating prototypes and proofs of concept (PoC) while maintaining a high security maturity posture.

    You have a bachelor or master's degree in engineering (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Networking, ...) with 5+ years of experience or have obtained equivalent knowledge through experience. You must have a strong working knowledge and background with system architecture components such as networking and software development and integration.

    • Experience secure software development lifecycle (SSDLC)
    • Experience deploying automated security infrastructure
    • Experience working with cloud account, VPCs management, monitoring security logs
    • CISSP or cloud security related certifications
    • Security automation experience with identity Access Management (IAM), infrastructure security (network & endpoint), privacy and data security.
    • Ability to understand customer's requirements and security risk based on threat analysis
    • Experienced with security table top exercise and threat model


Keywords: VT iDirect, Germantown , Product Security Architect, Professions , Herndon, Maryland

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