JOB:Cyber Security Architect

Date:  Jan 7, 2021Location:  

Denver, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont’s core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.

Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.About this role

This role is responsible for the design and implementation oversight of security systems and solutions within IT and OT network. The Cyber Security Architect’s responsibilities include reviewing current security measures, recommending improvements, identifying areas of weakness, and responding promptly to possible security breaches.

The CSA is required to have a detailed understanding of Cyber technologies and how they can be used to secure various types of computing environments.Your role will consist of

Planning, researching, and designing security architectures across the global landscape.
Create and update architectural drawings and diagrams for current and future implementations.
Developing, reviewing, and approving the installation requirements for LANs, WANs, VPNs, routers, firewalls, and related technologies.
Providing support in testing disaster recovery procedures and security breach drills
Respond quickly and effectively to all security incidents and providing post-event analyses.
Remaining up to date with the latest security systems, standards and products.
Maintains security by supervising and ensuring compliance to company standards, policies and procedures
Determines security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues and preparing estimates.
Attend weekly architecture review board (ARB) meetings to collaborate with other IT architects on design and build principals.
Develop and maintain a security architecture process that enables the enterprise to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology and threat drivers.
Develop security strategy plans and roadmaps based on sound enterprise architecture practices.
Determine baseline security configuration standards for operating systems (e.g., operating system hardening), network segmentation, and identity and access management (IAM).
Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security standard methodologies, and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risk where applicable.
Conduct reviews of and oversee the change management function for security rule sets for the organization’s firewalls.
Lead and/or coordinate penetration testing and other “red” team exercises as advised by the Sr. Director Cyber Security
Collaborate closely with other security architects and security practitioners to share standard methodologies and insights.
Cyber Security Projects
Assist numerous sophisticated projects with various priorities and partners.
Assist project teams by supervising the development of security systems for the protection of critical and non-critical data and assets.
Developing project plans, timelines for system upgrades and preparing cost estimates
Creating thorough and accurate reports and providing status updates on projects; presenting findings on a routine basis.
Multi-functional Support
Guiding members of the security team and the larger IT team, cultivating a sense of security awareness.
Build collaborative relationships with multi-functional IT and operational support teams
Partner with required vendors and suppliers to ensure proper alignment on Newmont requirements.
The above duties and responsibilities representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
 Your training, skills, and experience checklist

Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field
  • CISSP certification required
  • Detailed solid understanding of Cisco, Palo Alto, virtualization, Windows and other current systems and network technologies.
  • 7+ years in depth knowledge of systems and network technologies across major platforms and vendors
  • 7+ years in depth knowledge of major cyber security tools and their ability to detect, respond and recover from security incidents.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in information security and IT risk management.
  • A strong solid understanding of current IT risks, security implementations, and computer operating and software programs.
  • Track-record of managing successful supplier relationships
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of professionals from different backgrounds and races.
  • Excellent teaching, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge of security, infrastructure, and/or operations practices

Skills and Abilities:

  • Leads and motivates others through a collaborative style, bringing the right people together to drive strategies and solutions.
  • Solid understanding of Cyber tools and technologies such as but not limited Cisco and Palo Alto Firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM solutions, McAfee and Microsoft EndPoint Protection, Windows Servers, Cisco routers and switches are highly desired.
  • Reliable technical, data and analytics skills.
  • Sharp, energetic, assertive, results-oriented, and able to shift gears when needed in a rapidly-evolving environment
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas, collaborate effectively and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Creativity and flexibility in analytical skills to facilitate leveraging solutions for positive outcomes
  • Excellent, clear and concise communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong business and technical acumen and critical thinking to complement strong tactical execution skills
  • Perspective, understanding, and sensitivity towards company business issues

Working Conditions and Locations

The position is located in the Denver corporate office.

Position may be required to travel to, and assist other domestic and international sites.

Working in our inclusive environment, telephone calls may take place before and/or after normal local business hours to accommodate other regions’ work schedules.

Apply at Newmont Career Website

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