Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Windows Security
Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Implementation of technical controls such as WAF, IPS, SIEM, AV, EDR, Application Whitelisting, PKI, Vulnerability Management, and 2FA
Quick Question:

Which of the following best describes your experience and understanding of ICS/SCADA systems and architecture? (ICS/SCADA experience is not a requirement)
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Senior Security Architect
TX - Dallas

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to align your cybersecurity security career with Digital Realty.
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If you combine progressive experience in security, including leading security architecture and design of large-scale applications, systems and networks, with outstanding communication skills and the ability to effectively work with and influence technical and non-technical contacts, we invite you to consider an outstanding opportunity with the cybersecurity team at Digital Realty. In this role, you will:
  • Join a small security team with smart, top-tier people and  "secure all things up" for a large, publicly traded, critical infrastructure enterprise.  Quick question for you - click here
  • Serve in a key, high-impact role where you can enjoy mentoring and leading engineers, each of whom is an SME in a designated area. 
  • Have the opportunity to take ownership of your role and enjoy a good deal of autonomy. We don't believe in micromanaging, so you'll get to solve larger-scale issues in your own way!
  • Enjoy the close-knit camaraderie of a strong, collaborative team as well as the stability and resources of a thriving, global corporation. If you haven't had global exposure previously, you'll gain it here.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, you will enjoy comprehensive benefits and learning and development opportunities. As we continue to grow, we'll look to our proven performers to grow along with us.  
  • Have travel opportunities, both domestic and international, for training or meetings, should you be open to it and once it's safe again.
The ideal candidate will be located in the Dallas area, though we will consider candidates in other Texas areas. Currently, we are all working 100% remotely, but when it's safe to do so again, we can meet in the office once in a while (i.e. few times per month) for team activities.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

Pictured: Our 2323 Bryan Street, Dallas location is a premier internet gateway and carrier facility in the Dallas area. Located in the Central Business District (CBD), the building consists of 26 floors and approximately 477,000 SF of datacenter, PBB and office space. The facility provides connectivity access to over sixty (60) of the leading domestic and international carriers and physical connection points to the world's telecommunications networks and internet backbone.
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Make an impact "securing all things up" at a world leader in data center solutions

The Requirements
Find out what it takes to join our cybersecurity team.
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To be qualified for the Senior Security Architect opportunity, you will have:
  • 7+ years of progressive security experience in a technical role
  • Experience leading security architecture and design of large-scale applications, systems and networks
  • ​Experience with implementation of technical controls including WAF, IDS/IPS, SIEM, AV, EDR, Application Whitelisting, PKI, Vulnerability Management and 2FA Quick question for you - click here
  • Knowledge of Defense in Depth 
  • Deep knowledge in Windows Security 
  • Proficiency in scripting language (e.g., PowerShell, Python, etc.) 
  • Understanding of ICS/SCADA systems and architectures  Quick question for you - click here
  • Experience mentoring and developing junior resources 
  • Experience in a data center or other industrial space
  • A track record of success in securing large and complex environments
  • Experience navigating business through complex risk decisions 
  • Certifications (ISC2, ISACA, GIAC, COMPTIA) preferred 
  • Military, IC or LE experience a plus
In addition, you will need the following core competencies and characteristics:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and people skills are essential 
  • Ability to take minimal direction and deliver positive results
  • Ability to present technical information in an understandable manner 
  • Ability to be a calming force under stressful conditions 
  • Ability to evangelize the importance and value of our security program 
To meet the basic qualification for this position you must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to Director of Security Operations, you will join our growing Security Architecture and Operations team where you'll be responsible for leading security assessments of third-party and internal applications, networks and physical systems, defining security requirements, and evaluating processes, network designs and access controls. As Senior Security Architect, you will also act as an authoritative resource in application, system, network and physical security from an attacker’s perspective. Specific tasks will include, but aren't limited to:
  • Collaborating with developers, system/network administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure the correct design, development, and implementation of applications and networks.
  • Working closely with other security architects and engineers, as well as cross-functional teams and contacts. You'll serve as the outside voice to other teams, working to gain project buy-in, negotiating, and facilitating prioritization where you don't have formal authority. 
  • Managing breaches or other incidents (i.e. scramble, investigate, contain).
  • Leveraging wide knowledge of multiple security tools, supporting SMEs assigned to specific tools.
  • Interacting with the business, building relationships and bridges.
  • Leading meetings between non-technical stakeholders and the security team. 
  • Jumping in where necessary to support the team, and ensure everything gets done.
  • Staying abreast of security tools; reviewing tools yearly and recommending changes as appropriate.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

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Why Digital Realty
More good reasons to join us.
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Global reach
Digital Realty supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products. It is always on, including 24/7 support 365 days per year, delivering 99.999% uptime.

Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Mission, vision and values
Our Mission - To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world.
Our Vision - To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.
Our Values guide our decisions and actions every day—above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you'd expect such as insurances, multiple flexible spending accounts, and a 401(k) plan, along with some nice surprises, such as a low employee contribution on health insurance, a generous match for the 401(k), a pet insurance offering and more.

Pictured: from Dublin (top) to Singapore (bottom), Digital Realty is about removing limits to global business. Through our seamless, interconnected global network we offer more open data center service choices than anyone, including choices around vendors, service partners, network carriers, configurations and locations.
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Road to Success
Find out what is needed to thrive and excel with Digital Realty.
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The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to influence others. S/he must work with minimal direction, be flexible and adaptable to change, and effectively partner with other team members to drive workflow and meet goals. A positive attitude, approachable style and strong communication skills to work effectively inside and outside of the team will be key. We are a collaborative and motivated group that works well together because we all look out for what is best for the team and Digital Realty. If you bring that same sensibility, as well as strong leadership and communication skills, you'll fit right in.

Additionally, to be successful in the role of Senior Security Architect, you will have:
  • Proactively drive workflow to deliver positive results
  • An eye for improvements and the ability to make things better
  • Strong learning acumen with the curiosity, inquisitiveness and drive to continue to enhance your skills
  • A big picture approach with an understanding of the smaller details
  • Awareness of competitors' tools
  • A strong sense of urgency
  • A proactive mindset
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at jkern@engage2excel.com.