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Black & Veatch Cyber Security Architect in Helana, Montana

Cyber Security Architect

Date: Nov 9, 2021



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 36981

Job Title : Cyber Security Architect

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-CIO

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

The Cyber Security Architect, under the direction of CISO, will be responsible to build a resilient cyber architecture and play an integral part in protecting Black & Veatch from cyber threats by developing cyber security controls and design patterns. In this role, the architect will work closely with key IT and Business Unit stakeholders to review, recommend and implement best practices on data security, network security, cloud and application architecture to ensure compliance with Black & Veatch’s IT architecture policies, processes, and technology components.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ongoing security architecture review and development of cyber security controls for Cloud, Network, Endpoint, and Applications

  • Develop and maintain documentation on design patterns and security architecture requirements

  • Collaborate with IT and business stakeholders, and enterprise architects, to understand the business direction and consequent impact of implementing cyber security architecture changes and control adoption

  • Assist in optimizing cyber security program by implementing Policies, Standards, and Security baselines

  • Monitor industry best practices and trends to support the ongoing development of cyber controls to remediate current and emerging cyber threats

  • Develop and implement cyber security solutions forapplications, endpoint security, web & email security, cloud security, FW/IPS, SD-WAN NAC controls, and zero trust network architecture.

  • Review Security Operations Center reports, threat reports, audit reports, and regulatory changes to identify and initiate risk prioritization and remediation

  • Partner with security service providers to drive improvements in the security posture

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the environment, including third party integrations, through self-assessments and independent security reviews

  • Assess and manage Cloud security posture through continuous control monitoring

  • Define and implement security mitigation plan to quickly respond to control weaknesses and threats

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Network Security, Cyber Defense, Vulnerability Management, SecurityArchitecture and Cloud Environment.

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to self-start, prioritize, multi-task, and has a "can-do" attitude

  • Knowledge of current threats and best practices in the Cyber Security and OT security

  • Available and participate in on-call duties and provide after-hours support as needed

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with others, harness different skills and experience, and build a strong sense of team spirit

  • Action and results-oriented with the ability to overcome obstacles, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment

  • Ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities, and decision-making skills with limited information

  • Excellent verbal communication, and interpersonal skills to document and communicate findings, escalate critical findings to stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Security or Computer Science or related field

Experience: Minimum 7years of experience in Cyber Security, Control evaluation and design

  • Must have 5 years of experience in designingCloud, Network and Application security architecture

  • At least one certification such as CISSP, CCSP, CISM, GIAC

  • Demonstrated experience applying security and risk frameworks, and regulations such as NIST CSF/800-53/800-171, NERC CIP, CIS, CMMC, OWASP, CSA, etc.

  • Deep technical knowledge and experience in Network Security, Cloud Security, Application Security, Endpoint, Firewall/IPS, Web and Email security


Must hold at least 1 certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC,CIPP or similar privacy certifications.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment.


Action oriented

Communicates effectively


Salary Plan

ITS: Information Technology Service

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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