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Security Solutions Architect

Company: Equifax
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

As a Security Solutions Architect at Equifax:

  • You will ensure that application and technology road maps for the alliance include maturation of security concerns and reduction of risk to the enterprise

  • You will define and document a 3-5 year security technology vision for maturation of an alliance's security posture with the alliance's technical architects

  • You will participate in leading and defining security practices for consuming both on-premise and cloud services using systematic approach to security and anticipation of threat vectors

  • You will work with technical engineers to ensure they consume available security services. Identify how to optimize consumption of security patterns by business development teams.

  • You will advise teams in various security capabilities, presenting the principles and security posture of the corporation to all internal consumers

  • You will define the processes that enable delivery of security goals and facilitate engagement and improvement of the security practice throughout the alliance.

  • You will support the Product Security teams to help deliver a secure ecosystem that facilitates the delivery of software engineering capabilities of the alliance to market in a secure fashion, protecting those information assets from compromise or exposure

  • You will influence the technical architects of the alliance to create more secure architectures, identifying how to reduce risk to an application through architectural patterns and development of secure code.

  • You will be able to help design more secure architectures incorporating the secure principles and standards identified by global security, including the Data Classification standard and Data Devaluation Guidance

  • You will provide a unified "voice of security" as related to architecture concerns for the alliance and represent the security and business concerns of the alliance to the Global Security team.

  • You will provide training and communication as needed to propagate knowledge of available consumable security capabilities needed by the alliance teams.

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life's pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The perks of being an Equifax employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.


  • BS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent practical experience

  • Proven track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs and delivering measurable results in an agile, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent documentation and verbal skills

  • Experience designing and building secure software systems

  • Senior-level experience in security architecture, application security, cloud security, network security, and/or systems security.

  • Experience with and a strong foundational understanding of secure software engineering principles, encryption technologies, audit controls, distributed architectures, cloud security controls, and/or security architecture

  • Experience with mentoring, advising or guiding teams to follow architectural or security standard methodologies

Extra points for any of the following:

  • MS degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent practical experience

  • Senior-level hands-on experience with cloud service offerings and related security controls: Google, AWS or Azure

  • Experience with security design for multi-service enterprises

  • Understanding of IETF security protocol landscape and development practices

  • Well versed and knowledgeable in compliance and security standards and guidelines including: SOX, NIST, CIS, ISO 27001/2, PCI DSS.

  • Proven understanding of security controls and technologies including SIEM, DLP, WAF, IPS, and firewall

  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: C#, Java, C/C++ and/or Python

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don't delay, apply today - we're looking for you!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White

USA-St. Louis-Lackland


Function - Security Governance and Compliance


Full time

Keywords: Equifax, Alpharetta , Security Solutions Architect, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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