Cloud Security Architect

Alpharetta, Georgia

Posted in Financial Services
26 days ago

Job Description

Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow.

Global Payments is the parent company for TSYS, Netspend, Heartland, TouchNet, OpenEdge, Xenial, Greater Giving, ACTIVE Network, and AdvancedMD. Headquartered in Georgia with over 24,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with worldwide reach spanning over 100 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information, visit and follow Global Payments on Twitter (@globalpayments), LinkedIn and Facebook.

Summary of This Role

This Cloud Security Architect role will be a key Information Security representative in the Mainframe Modernization program. This role will review architectures for services as they prepare to migrate from a mainframe to AWS. This role will assess the risk and offer suggestions for remediation, including design changes or security technologies.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Work across all the mainframe modernization project scrum/flex teams.

  • Review services as each Scrum/Flex team prepares to migrate them from the mainframe to AWS.

  • Perform security assessments on each service, taking into consideration corporate security standards, PCI requirements, and AWS best practices.

  • Define new security standards for new services as required, and share them with the rest of the Cloud Security team.

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years AWS, 5+ years application or infrastructure architecture

  • Must have AWS Experience, CI/CD/GitOps experience (Jenkins, Terraform)

  • Experience defining security standards for use by multiple teams.

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business / Management Information Systems or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Security Professional, AWS Architect Professional, CCSP, CISSP

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business / Management Information Systems or related field

What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities

  • AWS, microservices, and Kubernetes architecture design and review

  • Threat modeling, vulnerability assessment, risk ranking, and remediation planning

  • Good interpersonal skills, especially the ability to lead via influence and collaborate across teams

Operating Systems:

  • Linux distributions including one or more for the following: Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL, Amazon Linux

  • Microsoft Windows

  • z / OS

  • Tandem/HP-Nonstop


  • Design, familiarity with DDL and DML for one or more of the following databases Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server, IMS, DB2, Hadoop

Back-end technologies

  • Java, Python, .NET, Ruby, Mainframe COBOL, Mainframe Assembler

Front-end technologies

  • HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CICS

Web Frameworks

  • Web technologies like Node.js, React.js, Angular, Redux

Development Tools

  • Eclipse, Visual Studio, Webpack, Babel, Gulp

  • BitBucket, Codecommit

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