Senior Security Architect - Southwest region (Remote in SoCal, NV, UT, or AZ)

GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

Note: This is a remote position but candidates are required to live in Utah, SoCal, Nevada, or Arizona to be considered. Up to 25% travel required in our Southwest region for customer/vendor events, QBR's, annual company kickoff, security conferences, etc.

About:Senior Security Architects at GuidePoint Security are experienced professionals who are autonomous, experienced, self-driven security fanatics. Our Senior Security Architects are materially involved in the complete security technologies opportunity lifecycle, from pre-sales through delivery and have the freedom and control over how engagements are scoped and delivered.

Our unique position as both a Value-Added Reseller (VAR) AND a professional services organization also requires our Senior Security Architects to continually expand their knowledge and experience with the latest cutting-edge information security technologies. This helps satisfy our Senior Security Architects desire to constantly expand their knowledge and better meet the needs of our clients. Position is remote/virtual; however, candidates must reside locally within the Southwest Region and open to travel when necessary.

Role and responsibilities:• Minimum 5 years in an enterprise level security consultative, vendor, or operational role building and assessing Information Security architectures and programs • Proficiency in multiple security technologies, including: network security and architecture, NGFW, cloud security, Data Security, Vulnerability & Risk Management, Proxy, EDR, IAM, SIEM & Analytics • A good listener with ability to work with clients to understand issues/gaps in their security programs and works alongside them to provide solutions • Proactively research and engage emerging vendors and technologies to understand how they may be used to solve our clients challenges • Excellent soft skills with the ability to articulate complex technical content to both technical and non-technical audiences • Proactively works to mature the business, including improving existing offerings and creating new offerings • Author comprehensive business and technical collateral to support the business that is proficiently tailored to both technical and managerial audiences • Senior Security Architects work from remote/virtual when not visiting client locations • Position will require up to 25% travel within the Southwest Region for customer/vendor events, annual company kickoff, security conferences, etc.• Expectation for this role is 70% Presales and 30% delivery

Required experience:• Deep proficiency in multiple security technologies, including: Network Security, NGFW, Cloud Security, DLP, CASB, Proxy, IAM, SIEM/Analytics, etc. • Deep expertise architecting and designing enterprise scale security solutions • Strong networking and security troubleshooting • Deep proficiency in various client and server operating systems (Windows, Nix, OSX, etc.) • Working technical knowledge of advanced security concepts (Zero trust, defense in depth, etc.)

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Why GuidePoint?GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 900 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 3,500 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option

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