Information Security Architect (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY)

Hoover, Alabama
May 22, 2023
Jun 22, 2023

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Information Security Architect contributes the advancement of the Bank's Information Security program's capabilities through developing, communicating, and implementing a security architecture and secure development practices that increases the security of the Bank's systems. This position collaborates with key stakeholders of business projects and initiatives and works closely with related teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishes a strategic security architecture vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with the overall business and IT strategies
  • Acts as information security subject matter expert; provides advisory and consulting services to business, IT departments, and IS management
  • Works closely with Enterprise Architecture and Application Development to enhance the security posture of new and existing systems
  • Works to design security architecture, evaluate risk posed to the organization from, and ultimately approve the implementation of systems and applications into the environment
  • Assesses the state of the information security program using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the FFIEC Cyber Assessment Tool to identify gaps and works with appropriate stakeholders to remediate deficiencies
  • Participates in the development of information security strategies, roadmaps, policies, and standards
  • Ensures systems and applications are implemented with compensating controls to meet regulatory requirements (GLBA, SOX, HIPAA, FFIEC, etc.) as well as other organizational compliance (PCI) requirements
  • Tracks metrics for compliance to IS standards by application and system owners
  • Develops and mentors team members

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree
  • Eight (8) years experience in Information Security with a focus on software development, secure SDLC, or security architecture


  • Experience in the design and implementation of security solutions

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to evaluate risk versus reward and apply in a meaningful manner to the benefit of the organization
  • Ability to translate complex technical information across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to use independent judgment to make sound, justifiable decisions and takes action to solve problems
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently without daily direction
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in an effective manner
  • Excellent customer service skills and problem resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including developing and providing effective professional presentations to various audience types including senior management and leadership
  • Expert level knowledge of security principles
  • In depth knowledge of security solutions, tools, methodologies, and techniques
  • Strong project management skills
  • Thorough understanding of risks associated with virtualization and cloud-based computing and the impact of those technologies on an organizations security posture
  • Excellent customer service skills and problem resolution

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the national range and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$134,759.00 USD


$195,070.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary incentive plan. Employees are eligible to receive a discretionary award based on individual, business, and/or company performance.Opportunity to participate in the Long Term Incentive Plan.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Riverchase OPS Center


Hoover, Alabama

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OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans