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Information Technology
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67997 Requisition #
Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

Position Summary:

The  Cybersecurity Architect will enable Cyber and Information Security (GCIS) to achieve its mission, vision, and values systematically through utilizing emerging technologies and best practices across business architecture, information architecture and technology architecture in a business-oriented holistic way.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Cybersecurity Architect works with securing information, systems, and development by developing and/or reviewing security requirements; planning, designing, and reviewing business and security systems; creates architectural artifacts; provides standards and governance oversight for the enterprise.
  • Leads in securing information, systems, and development by developing and/or reviewing security requirements; planning, designing, and reviewing business and security systems; creates architectural artifacts; provides standards and governance oversight for the enterprise.
  • Drives and participates in discovery efforts related to the introduction of new technologies.  Prepare artifacts as required to communicate Information Security concepts and provide overall Information Security alignment with Enterprise Architecture.  Collaborate with partners across the enterprise to ensure alignment with the overall intended design.
  • Participates with engineering and other SME on best practices to consume technology and other standards.  Leverages broad knowledge base and subject matter expertise to provide guidance. 
  • Monitors industry security updates, technologies, and best practices to improve information security posture.
  • Designs and collaborates on solutions that balance business requirements with information and security requirements.  Stakeholders challenging and complex conversations to provide specific recommendations.
  • Identifies security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommends changes or enhancements to existing processes, systems, including in depth analysis, presentations, and executive engagement.

 

Additional Considerations/Skills Seeking:

  • Ability to Influence decision-makers in the areas of secure network design, access/authentication controls, IaaS and others.
  • Ability to interact with a broad cross-section of personnel to explain and enforce security measures.
  • Solid understanding of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and security. 
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies.
  • Solid experience in enterprise business architecture and skills in using design/architecture patterns.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in enterprise architecture framework, such as, TOGAF, Zachman, FEAF, Gartner EA Framework, etc.
  • Strong knowledge and implementation experience of cyber security standards frameworks and regulations such as ISO27001, NIST CSF, CSA CCM, PCI-DSS, GDPR.
  • Strong practical knowledge of concepts such as least privilege, zero trust, encryption, SOA, network design, access control and incident containment.
  • Strong experience and skill in designing/developing business and system capabilities, processes, and models, and documenting the business artifacts (current/target state) using Visio, and/or Other EA tools.
  • Proficient in leading complex discussions, leading conversations and gaining consensus in a group setting.
  • Understanding of key concepts for data protection across channels (detect, address, automate, report, improve).

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7+ years of related experience.
  • Extensive experience in designing and deploying data solutions.
  • Requires strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities

Preferred:

  • Degree preference in computer/information sciences or business/commerce field of study.
  • Insurance and risk management domain knowledge desirable.

Key Characteristics:

  • Strong communications skills - oral and written.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic.
  • Flexible and resilient, handle various demands planned and unplanned.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Problem solver and desire to close issues, pragmatic and realistic with solutions. 

 

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.‚Äč Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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