Data Protection - Security Solutions Architect/Design Lead, VP #183204

Data Protection - Security Solutions Architect/Design Lead, VP #183204

First Boston Credit Suisse
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Your field of responsibility
As part of the role, your responsibilities include:
  • Preparing and communicating strategy that define Data Protection activities in the Bank, mainly for secrets management, DLP, IRM and cloud services security.
  • Entry point for other Credit Suisse teams to voice Data Protection service needs (such as secrets management for cloud and on-premises, DLP for M365 and other cloud services, AIP/IRM).
  • Seek to identify gaps and deficiencies in the Bank's security landscape and working with other architecture functions on defining strategy to address them.
  • Delivering written Requirements Specification documents that describe solution-agnostic requirements in necessary and sufficient detail.
  • Business case development and increase the overall knowledge and awareness of Secure products and services
  • Identifying appropriate, feasible and effective solutions to requirements that have been identified.
  • Negotiate and challenge vendors to the best cover identified requirements, ensuring cost effectiveness of the designed solutions and ensuring compliance with security standards during the process.
  • Ensuring that individual security solutions form an effective, holistic security mechanism.
  • Maintain and prioritize features for product roadmaps, to support new demand and Service Management needs while ensuring conformity to regulatory environment.
  • Actively participating in design of technical blueprints for the solution based on requirements from various business partners including: Business Customers, Compliance, Risk, IT Security and IT Architecture
  • Documenting the conceptual, physical and logical configuration of vendor products, in-house solutions and other technical components with necessary and sufficient detail.
  • Responsibility for audit and compliance areas such as oversight and delivery of internal and/ or external audit actions ensuring timely and high quality delivery as well as resolution of audit and compliance actions/ issues
  • Seek to provide technical product expertise for assigned products from portfolio identify and develop new requirements and services to ensure ever growing value from product and services portfolio
  • Working in a virtual-team environment across two time zones. Supporting many projects simultaneously.

Your future colleagues
Data Protection and Application Security is a global organization spread across 5 locations: Zurich, London, Bangalore, Pune and Poland (Wroclaw and Warsaw), 100+ people in total.
Enterprise Security Services (ESS) organization has global responsibility for the design, delivery and operational support for business critical security services within Credit-Suisse. Data Protection and Application Security (DPAS) organization within ESS is responsible for the design and delivery of the key products and services related to information security. This includes secrets management, data leakage prevention (DLP), information right management (IRM), cloud services security (M365, SaaS, Azure, AWS), public key infrastructure (PKI), entry server security (DMZ: De-militarized Zone, WAF: Web Application Firewall, SSO: Single Sign-On, reverse proxy) and federation services (internal and external).
The department values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values
Your skills and experience
You are expected to possess the below:
  • Proven track record of 10+ years overall experience in IT and 4+ years experience in an equivalent role as IT Security Architect and or Security Consulting level role
  • Experienced level understanding of information security (especially: Cryptography, Data Protection including DLP, Information Rights Management) for both on premise and cloud based services is critical a depth and breadth of supporting technical knowledge or specialisms is advantageous
  • Proficient in Cloud Security concepts with direct experience of Secrets and Key Management being advantageous
  • Experience in taking accountability for the challenges in your product portfolio.
  • Hardworking and forward-thinking personality.
  • Positive relationship building and consultation skills as well as an ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with peers, management, key business partners and clients

  • Experience in implementing security solutions in financial industry.
  • Global role experience in large scale institutions.
  • Leadership experience (direct or indirect).
  • Engineering or security certification is an advantage: TOGAF, CISSP, CISA, CSSLP, MCSE.
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives

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