1+ months

Technology Dir Security Arch - 90333935 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Technical Director Security Architecture is responsible for evolving Amtraks cyber security architecture and design maturity with the goal of reducing vulnerabilities and risks. This role will apply leading standards and practices to help improve the security outcomes of IT projects as well as to improve Amtraks overall security posture. The role will also include collaboration as needed with Amtraks Security Operation Center (SOC) for cyber security incident triage, response, root cause analysis, and incorporation of lessons learned into future solution improvements.The role will serve as the primary liaison between the Solution Architecture practice and Amtraks Information Security team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for collaborating with Service and Business owners to create an architecture and technology plan to support one of more IT Services / Service Offerings. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following: (See Amendment)
  • Collaborates with the peers and service owners to ensure service offering is consistent in process and spirit with the Service Offering
  • Confers with IT Service Offering leader and direct reports to develop a plan to ensure architecture is driving technology plans and delivery of technology
  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals. Documents and presents performance assessments.
  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance. Implements organizational practices for staffing, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention
  • Review current system and network security measures and develop a continuous improvement process for review and remediation of the current technology portfolio
  • Review existing application and technology portfolio to develop risk profiles of applications and technology
  • Collaborate with Amtraks Information Security team to develop and keep up to date vulnerability and risk assessments for Amtraks wide array of systems and networks
  • Work with Cybersecurity team to mature processes of both the architecture team and recommend process improvement to the cybersecurity team
  • Conduct root cause analysis for security incidents and make recommendations for short and long-term enhancements to improve Amtraks architecture and security processes
  • Function as a liaison between the Solution Architecture and Information Security teams
  • Review architecture/design/build processes to incorporate leading security practices into the process
  • Review Solution Architecture practices and artifact templates to improve solution security specifications and recommendations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with 11+ years relevant experience or equivalent work experience.
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience in business systems, development and/or support functions with a focus on Architecture and Technology Strategy.
  • Client expectation management, Program management, Financial management and Technology product delivery experience is required.
  • 11+ years of relevant technical and business managerial experience with 2 to 3 years leading an Architecture Practice.
  • May require knowledge of one processes/services. Business experience should include assignments in multiple business and technical processes.
  • Technical and/or ITIL, or equivalent Certifications
  • Must have expert knowledge as described in amendment.
  • Requires leadership experience in managing architecture teams and influencing executive level management and key stakeholders.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to manage multiple architecture engagement and effectively plan and use staff to ensure the architecture view
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, or similar relevant field
  • 13+ years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience working in large complex companies that heavily rely on real time 24x7 IT operations to successfully service external customers.

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:105206
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.


All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.


Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.


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Posted: 2022-06-13 Expires: 2022-09-09

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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