Security Architect

With Allied Consultants, Inc. in Austin TX US

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Posted on November 07, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


security, cloud, web-services

Job description

Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 27 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced Security Architect  to be a key resource on a technical services team.

Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan.

Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law. Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background check

Allied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.


Assists the Statewide Multifactor Authentication (MFA) Program Manager with the development, implementation and deployment of a Statewide Multifactor Authentication solution and any related technologies and services, such as Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Single Sign On (SSO). Responsible for the overall technical implementation development & support of the MFA solution and its associated processes. The individual in this role will be focused on assisting the State and its customers (State Agencies) with adoption of an approved MFA solution and potentially assisting with the integration of these functions across the State. Integration activities will cover a wide array of services including areas such as federation, access management, authentication & authorization, security, single sign on (SSO) and potentially provisioning identity data. 

Strong technical skills, project management and technical writing ability will be necessary. This role will be providing technical assistance with customer adoption of MFA solutions and will need strong technical skills to understand and integrate MFA with IAM processes across the State. May be required to architect solutions for customers that have an existing MFA solution and/or those who do not. The ability to understand cloud environments and make strong recommendations for securing on-premise and cloud environments will be required. Solid understanding and experience with O365 and active directory will be required. Must be able to work with disparate IAM processes and workflow across a diverse customer base within the frameworks that customers use to include but not limited to TAC 202, NIST, and the Agency Security Plan. Will be required to provide briefings with leadership and technical teams that will be utilizing the MFA solution. Will be required to thoroughly document processes and provide white papers and step-by-step instructions and assistance for MFA implementation. 

Minimum Requirements:

-12 years of experience in Information Technology

-8 years of hands on Technical Experience Integrating and Operating Enterprise Systems

-7 years of experience with Information Security

-5 years of Consulting

-3 years of Multifactor Authentication (MFA), Identity and Access Management (IAM), Single Sign On (SSO)

-3 yeasr of experience with Cloud Security

-Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in information technology security, computer information systems, computer science, management information systems, or a related field

-Additional years of experience may be used to substitute for each year of formal education. (High School diploma or equivalent certificate required.)

Preferred Requirements:

-3 years of experience with TAC 202

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