Cyber Security Architect
at Agility

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Description

The Security Architect is responsible for ensuring that Agility’s information systems are protected from external and internal threats.  The incumbent must be exceptionally keen on anticipating possible security risks, identifying areas of weakness, and responding effectively to possible security breaches; and must possess the ability to think like a hacker, able to keep pace with methods and tactics employed in gaining unauthorized access to computer systems.



Your Responsibilities

  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats, and design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements and technology strategy with information and cyber security requirements
  • Conduct vulnerability assessment and penetration testing for network, web applications, mobile applications, and/or thick-client application
  • Conduct configuration reviews for OS, DB, Firewall, Routers, Switches and other infrastructure components
  • Conduct source-code review using automated and manual approaches, develop scripts for test and evaluation of mitigation controls
  • Ensure compliance with security assurance standards, and security best practices and principles
  • Keep abreast on the latest IT Security news, exploits, and emerging principles and technologies
  • Work independently and also collaborate closely with incident responders, SOC analysts, L2 Support and others

Job Requirements



Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT
  • Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity, a plus
  • Required certifications - GPEN or OSCP
  • Other Information Systems Security certifications
  • Minimum 4 years’ relevant experience in security architecture


Your Proficiencies

  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, information security programs and technology projects
  • Ability to be the enterprise security subject matter expert able to explain technical topics to non-experts
  • Working knowledge of security architectures
  • Good understanding of cloud security architectural design & technologies, incident response processes, and cyber-attack vectors
  • Expertise in offensive toolkits used for network and application penetration testing
  • Proficiency in frameworks such as Metasploit, PowerSploit, etc.
  • Familiarity with manual and automated security testing of applications
  • Skills to investigate intrusions, identify malicious activity, and potential insider threats
  • Strong background on multiple operating systems, databases, applications, scripting language and platforms
  • Knowledge of application design, development and testing techniques, security code reviews
  • Experience with Netflow or PCAP analysis
  • Analytical/Critical/Advanced thinking and problem solving skills

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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