Network Security Architect

Network Security Architect

Location: Redwood City, CA

Job Type: Full Time


Job Description:

A leading game development company is hiring a network security architect to lead future Network Security Technology direction and will be the leading network security technologies and solutions.
As a key member of the GDIS Infrastructure Architecture team you’ll work with a great team of Technical Infrastructure Architect’s and Engineering thought leaders in Enterprise Data Center design, Application Security, Wide Area Network connectivity, Campus Design, Wireless and Network / Client Security Solutions which support our business. You’ll provide network security strategy, direction and innovation for one of the greatest entertainment companies

Job Duties:

  • Providing network security architecture and design services that define Network Security Standards for company’s Enterprise and Game Development
  • Focus on Secure network architectures and supporting technology solutions within the enterprise
  • Continually conduct maturity assessments and technology gap analysis of company’s network security
  • Development of technical security architectures and standards focusing on network security related technology and controls
  • Serves as a subject matter expert through Analysis and Definition project phases of IT projects
  • Participate in evaluations and recommend solutions to support enterprises security controls including: networking, firewalls, IDS/IPS, data loss prevention, application security, and overall data security.
  • Partner closely with our Security and Risk Management team on the strategic direction for network security and shaping what effective looks like
  • Contributing and supporting the technical security strategies for enterprise network security and Game Development
  • Design and develop technical requirements, security solutions, and implementation planning for network security architecture
  • Lead implementation programs for improved network security, including segmentation, perimeter and in-depth monitoring, and active response
  • Define network security technology strategies, best practices, guidelines and standards based on emerging technologies and company’s IT’s strategic direction
  • Lead an Enterprise Network Security Council to develop a unified approach, vision, strategy and roadmap for Network Security Services at company
  • Partner with company’s IT Service lines to support Service Delivery through technical infrastructure architectural and engineering consulting;  support IT Service Delivery teams who drive solution delivery with architectural guidance
  • Reviews the design and implementation of network security service components and map them to the long term vision
  • Lead Vendor solution evaluation, RFI/RFP definition, lab POC of new technologies, and decision support
  • Effectively advocating for the necessary business investments to support  network security advancements and CSI

Job Requirements:

  • 10 years Network Security professional experience
  • Network security concepts, architecture precepts, and design principles
  • Technical understanding and experience with network security technologies including IDS/IPS, and firewalls
  • Deep understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack, application protocols such as SNMP, SMTP, DNS, and DHCP; IPSec and SSL VPNs; SSL/TLS protocol knowledge
  • Experience in security controls for WAN, LAN, and WLAN architectures
  • Experience with authentication protocols for network resources including 802.1x, SSH, TACACS+, LDAP as well as network access control (NAC) solutions
  • Connectivity models and network security controls used for cloud connectivity between enterprise and cloud solution providers
  • Policy development pertaining to network security architecture and design
  • Proven ability to deliver architectures that incorporate high availability, operations supportability and scalability through automation and programing – Technology life cycle perspective
  • Ability to design end-to-end network security solutions across large enterprise IT ecosystems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline is preferred
  • CCIE Security and  CISSP
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • Understanding of SDLC and Agile modeling design and tools
  • Knowledge of current technological trends and developments

If you are interested in exploring this excellent opportunity, please send an updated resume in Word format to