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Principal Cyber Security Architect

Function: Technology
Location: Westminster CO, Westminster, CO US
Date posted: 6/7/2019 12:18:03 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1090658

It’s an exciting time to be at Staples!  We are redefining our business and renewing our focus in providing WorkLife Solutions that meet the needs of our customers, wherever and whenever they work.  Our Cyber Security organization plays a pivotal role for the company by securing the environment and data on which we depend in order to provide value to our business partners.


Principal Cyber Security Architects on the Security Architecture team are responsible for setting and driving the standards and requirements for Cyber Security’s overall architectural vision at Staples.  They work closely with the enterprise architects across the organization as trusted technical and process security advisors, and within the Cyber Security team as mentors who guide and align the various teams toward a unified vision of systems required to support Staples’ security needs.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing a security reference architecture and roadmap to help define the overall strategy of our Cyber Security organization
  • Work with the various teams across Cyber Security on the selection, acquisition, design, development, and implementation of new solutions, functionality, and frameworks
  • Provide architectural direction for the different Cyber Security teams and help ensure their solutions match the overall Cyber Security vision and strategy
  • Identify and develop new and innovative Cyber Security capabilities, working with vendors as needed to bring them to life
  • With knowledge about the ever-changing trends of the industry, create creative security architectural approaches that utilize proper security controls to meet both ongoing and emerging threats


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Information Technology related fields
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in a Cyber Security or Architecture related role
  • Strong experience with security solutions in one or more enterprise cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Experience with security compliance concerns such as PCI, PII

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Azure security tools and options including Azure Identity Protection, Cloud App Security, Conditional Access, and Azure Security Center
  • Able to function independently and perform multiple functions and duties with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits!

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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