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Director - Enterprise Architecture (Information Security focused)

Company: Principal Financial Group
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

It is an exciting time to join Principal as we continue to accelerate our investment in digital business strategies. We have a great opportunity for an Enterprise Architect focused on Information Security to join our enterprise architecture team and help develop technology strategy and roadmaps for effectively translating busines objectives and risk management goals into specific security processes enabled by state-of-the-art security technologies and services.This role partners with our Information Security and Risk (ISR) management organization and plays an integral role in defining the organizations security strategy, architecture, and practices. The Enterprise Architect must ensure Principals technology platforms can evolve to support a high performance and scalable environment, and are reliable, secure, and maintainable for a global enterprise.This is a hands-on (individual contributor) position with responsibility for setting technical and architectural direction and seeing the direction through to high-quality solution deployments.Here are a few examples of the kinds of things youll do:Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology, and threat driversDevelop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on Principals enterprise architecture practice for application, information, platform, and integration architecture standardsAs a member of the enterprise technology organization, co-create with information security leaders and experts, and business stakeholders strategic architecture postures that incorporate trade-offs and enable speed to market while being grounded on value delivery. Lead to resolve business and technology ambiguity, challenges, clarifying uncertainty and addressing critical implicationsDevelop and maintain security architecture artifacts (e.g., models, templates, standards, and procedures) that can be used to leverage security capabilities in projects and operationsTrack developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that these are adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifactsLead and coordinate design of overall security system and solution architectures, system integration, and implementation strategyProvide leadership and direction through technical subject matter expertise. Coach and mentor peers and associates on information security domain architectureDocument the domain architecture environment and procedures. Ensure technology remains cost effective, efficient, and of high quality

Were looking for someone with: Bachelors degree or related experience15+ years of experience with a multi-business unit organization (preference to global organization)5+ years of experience with designing enterprise security architectureSkilled in Architecture, Strategy, Operating Models and Services designExperience with multiple security domains including some hands on-experience or technical leadership in areas such as reviewing application code for security vulnerabilities, working with vulnerability management tools, conducting threat modeling, etc.Experience with an agile SDLC, DevSecOps, and where Enterprise Architecture will interface, touch, and provide valueExperience as a technical lead on complex assignments that contain multiple threadsExperience working with, and presenting to executive managementOutstanding verbal and written communication skillsAdditional preferred experience:Cloud platforms experienceMasters degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration, or relevant fields. Experience in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman, and/or TOGAF (or similar Enterprise Architecture framework)Documented experience and a strong working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct threat-modeling exercises on new applications and services. Skilled in Business Process Management (BPM) across Hybrid technology landscapeUnderstands Six Sigma and/or Lean principles/conceptsKnowledge of insurance and financial industry

Salary Range Information:
Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Minimum Salary:
USD $140,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary:
USD $210,000.00/Yr.

Additional Information:
Work EnvironmentsThis role offers the ability for in-office, hybrid (blending both office and remote work in a typical workweek), and remote work arrangements. Youll work with your leader to determine which option may align best based on several factors.Work Authorization/Sponsorship At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship (additional work authorization or permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT, F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around work authorization needs please use the following links. and Code of Ethics For Principal Global Investors positions, youll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.Experience Principal While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees individually and all of us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why were an exceptional place to grow your career. Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.(PFGRB)#LI-Remote

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