Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering - Senior Manager - R0008265

Remote SC, USA

Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering - Senior Manager - R0008265

Job Summary:  

The Senior Manager, Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering is responsible for a team of highly skilled cyber security architects and engineers in the planning and execution of enterprise-wide security controls. They are responsible for designing, building, testing and implementing security systems and staying up to date with latest industry standard best practices. They build and socialize security reference architectures and assess changes within Blackbaud’s ecosystem including our private and public cloud infrastructure. The Senior Manager, Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering works with other architects throughout the company to implement and maintain appropriate network segmentation and lead network security best practices. They will develop a strategy of continuous identification of risk in Blackbaud systems and applications, including internal and third party provided infrastructure and web applications with the intent of reducing our attack surface. This position will work together with other Blackbaud Cyber Security team leaders, and liaising regularly with stakeholders including infrastructure, cloud, product, system leaders and owners to facilitate a hardened environment.

What you will be doing:

  • Draft enterprise security standards and guidelines for the company’s reference architecture program

  • Continuously challenge Blackbaud’s security posture through security assessments

  • Conduct regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of network security

  • Develop project timelines for ongoing system upgrades

  • Respond to all security incidents and provide thorough analysis for improvement

  • Propose improvements to our company’s technical stack, security controls and associated processes and procedures

  • Assess IT risks through mergers and acquisitions, recommend and implement mitigation strategies

  • Utilize exceptional attention to detail and follow-through skills to coordinate and communicate activities, status updates, and schedule information

  • Establish team goals and assign, execute and monitor progress

  • Establish a strategic security vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with overall business strategy

  • Provide team oversight and direction for enterprise-wide security technology

  • Serve as an information security subject matter expert; provide advisory and consulting services as needed

  • Engage constructively in cross-functional projects

  • Advise leadership and stakeholders through reporting of metrics and communication on an effective reference architecture

  • Identify, evaluate, conduct, schedule and lead technical analyses functions to ensure all applicable Cyber Security requirements are met

  • Provide expert opinion on business solutions and software prior to purchase

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelors degree in Cyber Security Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalent professional experience

  • Proficient in cybersecurity principles, algorithms, protocols and technologies supporting encryption, authentication, access control, attack patterns and network security

  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in cybersecurity

  • 4+ years of formal experience leading a diverse architecture and engineering team


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