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IT Security Architect - $xx.xx/hour
Phoenix, AZ

The State of Arizona is looking for an IT Security Architect. This position will play an essential role in protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of State of Arizona information and information systems. This position ensures that the security requirements necessary to protect the State's mission and business processes are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models and frameworks, solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes. Also provides guidance to both cybersecurity and IT personnel on the appropriate security architecture, standards, and ensures that security controls in place are resilient enough to withstand and/or recover from issues caused by known and unknown internal or external threats.


  • Bachelor's degree plus 10 years of extensive experience in information security systems engineering (or equivalent experience) Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) preferred.
  • Thorough working knowledge of information security technologies, industry trends and best practices in the areas of risk assessment, compliance and vulnerability management Considerable knowledge of specific information protection standards (HIPAA, CGIS, IRS, etc. as appropriate) Mastery with the concepts of NIST 800, CIS, and other security standards in the organization

For more information, contact Christine Hawn at 602 788-5890 ext 123 or email at