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Security Architect

Tempe, AZ, US Eden Prairie, MN, US

Requisition Number: 71341 



The Security Architect designs systems, integrations and processes to deliver the capabilities defined by business.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Designing, creating and developing systems and security controls
  • Creating security policies and standards
  • Researching new security technologies and their application to the services offered
  • Ensuring all acquired or developed systems are consistent with the security architecture guidelines
  • Identifying and prioritizing critical business functions with stakeholders
  • Defining and documenting how the implementation of a new system or interface impacts the security posture of the current environment
  • Planning system implementation to ensure that all system components are integrated and aligned
  • Documenting and addressing the organization’s information security, architecture and systems security engineering requirements with Service Design
  • Identifying and documenting the protection needs for information systems and networks
  • Performing security reviews, identifying gaps in security architecture and developing a security risk management plan
  • Documenting and managing the enterprise technical roadmap
  • Defining appropriate levels of systems availability based on critical system functions
  • Ensuring system requirements identify appropriate disaster recovery and continuity of operation requirements





  • Hands-on experience in security architecture
  • Experience in developing/delivering security requirements
  • Experience  in delivering solutions to heterogeneous environments (Windows/Linux/Mac)
  • Must be knowledgeable about enterprise-wide infrastructure and scalability including SaaS offerings
  • Experience designing operational systems to synthesize multiple alerts from various security systems, performing event correlation, and using historical trending, automatically detect system anomalies that would indicate the presence of rogue internal or external hackers.
  • Understanding of network, cloud and application architecture and concepts, and interoperability of these architectures with one another
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Capabilities
  • Ability to Collaborate and Engage well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources
  • Possess excellent business acumen with a strong ability to map business requirements to security solutions.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, proven presentation skills to all levels of audiences including technologists, management and executives.
  • Will have a vision and will think expansively and outside "industry best practices" to consistently generate and evaluate highly innovative ideas and solutions.
  • Will be willing to take calculated risks, will anticipate the consequences of decisions and will generate plans to address them.
  • Working knowledge of established security and privacy frameworks including SOC I & II, PCI-DSS 3.0 and HIPPA
  • Experience with: Threat Modeling, Database Administration, System Hardening, ISP and Networks
  • Experience with creating and sustaining reusable security requirements,
  • Own creating and maintaining usable enterprise and solution architecture diagrams and documentation.
  • Solid understanding of end to end of engineering processes including architecture, design, implementation, and operations.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop and kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting may be required.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
  • Ability to work in a confined area

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at


  • Global provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes
  • Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the CRN Solution Provider 500
  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona; now celebrating our 30th anniversary and operating in 20 countries
  • $6.7 billion in revenue for 2017
  • 8,000+ teammates worldwide working with 5,300+ partners
  • 2017 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies (AZ Business Magazine), #7 2017 Best Places to Work (Phoenix Business Journal)
  • 2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 IBM Geography Excellence Award as the Top National Strategic Business Partner in North America, Microsoft’s largest global partner



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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posting Notes: Eden Prairie || Minnesota (US-MN) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Austin, TX; US - Minneapolis, MN ||

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Architecture, Engineer, Developer, Outside Sales, Security, Engineering, Technology, Sales

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