Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Experience and demonstrated success leading security architecture and design of large-scale applications, systems and networks
Quick Question:

Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Implementation of technical controls including WAF, IDS/IPS, SIEM, AV, EDR, Application Whitelisting, PKI, Vulnerability Management and 2FA
Security Architect
TX - Dallas or Home Office Nationwide

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty
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Enjoy the challenges & opportunities of a unique hybrid role at the intersection of development and security at a large global, publicly traded, critical infrastructure enterprise

If you’re a proven senior security architect with experience in large-scale automated systems and the skill to help us secure all things, this newly added role with Digital Realty offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Enjoy the visibility of a major strategic initiative as you take ownership of a critical security role, integrated with the Development Team, serve as a bridge between Development and Corporate Security.
  • Serve as a security thought leader in your domain.
  • Enjoy wide influence and visibility as you collaborate with developers, system/network administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure the correct design, development, and implementation of applications and networks.
  • Leverage the breadth of your experience and add to your skills as you learn our business and remain current on new technologies. While you'll bring senior-level expertise, we'll help you fill in any gaps through immersive training on systems, processes, the overall platform and more.
  • Build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers.
  • Join a team of motivated and imaginative professionals who are building the next generation of collocation and scale offerings in cloud and data-centric solutions.
While our preference is that you're located in the Dallas area near our corporate offices, we will consider strong candidates located anywhere in the U.S.

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.
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Make Your Mark in a Key Role on a Highly Skilled & Motivated Cybersecurity Team

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Security Architect opportunity, you will have:
  • Experience and demonstrated success leading security architecture and design of large-scale applications, systems and networks  Quick question for you - click here
  • Implementation of technical controls including WAF, IDS/IPS, SIEM, AV, EDR, Application Whitelisting, PKI, Vulnerability Management and 2FA  Quick question for you - click here
  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced in architectures and technologies around Zero Trust and Software Defined Infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of Defense in Depth
  • Knowledge of Application Security and Linux/Unix Platform Security
  • Proficiency in a scripting language (e.g., PowerShell, Python, etc.)
  • Prior experience with automation concepts and tools (i.e. Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience working in an agile environment and a working understanding of DevOps methods and development practices
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure security (i.e. MAC spoofing, man-in-the-middle attacks, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of securing public cloud infrastructure (i.e AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and people skills are essential
  • Experience navigating a business through complex risk decisions
Desired, not required, qualifications
  • 7+ years of progressive security experience in a technical role
  • Understanding of ICS/SCADA systems and architectures a plus
  • Familiarity with data centers, or other industrial space, and concepts a plus
  • Experience mentoring and developing junior resources
  • Track record of success in securing large and complex environments
  • A bachelor's degree with a job-related focus preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Certifications (ISC2, ISACA, GIAC, COMPTIA) preferred
  • Military, IC or LE experience a plus
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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 the Senior Director of Service Innovation, as Security Architect, you will act as an authoritative resource in application, system, network and physical security from an attacker’s perspective. You will collaborate with developers, system/network administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure the correct design, development, and implementation of applications and networks. Your primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Leading security assessments of third-party and internal applications, networks and physical systems.
  • Defining security requirements, and evaluating processes, network designs and access controls. 
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 Join Us
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High visibility
This is a strategic corporate initiative and your successes will be noticed both inside and outside of the team. Even more importantly, your successes will make a significant difference to the organization.

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.

Entrepreneurial culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
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Road to Success
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This is a unique role for a talented professional who understands the overall security architecture and sees how everything works together. The ideal candidate will have experience with large-scale automated systems and combine their security prowess with strong knowledge of development processes and best practices. S/he will be able to read/write software and recognize points of weakness by working on building the platform, looking at the architecture, and bringing about change. Reviewing policy and methodology will be critical (i.e. understanding vulnerabilities when fixing a bit of code that must then be seamlessly rolled out to 10,000 systems). Your ability to collaborate effectively with smart, knowledgeable and talented people will be key to your success. In addition, in order to be an outstanding Security Architect, you will demonstrate:
  • Ability to act in a leadership capacity, effectively influencing without formal authority
  • A self-starter approach and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment
  • Ability to take minimal direction and deliver positive results
  • Ability to present technical information in an understandable manner
  • Skill in acting as a calming force under stressful conditions
  • Ability to evangelize the importance and value of the security program
  • An approachable presence and open line of communication between and among stakeholders
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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 sgaskill@engage2excel.com.