RESPONSIBILITIES:A Kforce client in Fulton, MD is seeking a Security Architect in a fully remote setting.Summary:The candidate will be responsible for designing, building, testing, and implementing security systems within the organization's information systems. The Security Architect is expected to have a thorough understanding of complex information systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems, controls and authentication protocols, and best practices. They will also be responsible for driving security architecture practices, supporting the expansion of multi-cloud adoption in addition to on-premise technologies and the maturing of the company's zero-trust approach. This will involve working with other functions and teams to ensure projects meet expected security controls, reference architectures, and security by design principles.Duties: Security Architect provides security guidance and requirements to various technology teams on methods for driving security into every aspect of systems delivery Works closely with cross-functional teams as a subject matter expert for security standards and architectures Evaluate and determine fit of new and emerging security technologies and solutions Work closely with enterprise architects to identify and mitigate risks, perform security reviews, design top tier security practices, and deliver strategic, innovative security solutions Participate in design review of implementations of services in the cloud (including analysis of threats and risks and alignment with the company's security, Engineering, IT and Architecture standards) As a Security Architect, you will partner, coach, and act as the product owner and/or SME to lead IT, development, and business teams from planning through deployment & execution of security-related technologies Stay apprised of current and proposed security changes impacting compliance with regulatory and security industry best practiceREQUIREMENTS: To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role, or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plusKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.