Cloud Information Security Architect

Job Requisition #: JR60534

End Date: 9/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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***** Remote work option is available ******

ChristianaCare has an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Security Architect to lead the design and development of the Azure and AWS security architectures for protecting PHI/PII/PCI data deployed into different types of cloud and cloud/hybrid systems. This position will directly contribute to the overall enterprise cloud architecture and lead the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications, across all types including Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS).  In this position you will partner with the cloud team, IT and business teams to provide the necessary leadership to drive overall Cloud Information Security architecture and technologies and other emerging technology solutions by weighing advantages of the existing standards, market availability of products, and risks and benefits of technology introduction into the computing environment.

The Cloud Security Architect will serve as the central point of contact for Enterprise Security for other Technology teams within the organization for all matters related to cloud security reporting into Chief Information Security Officer. 


  • Design and develop Cloud Security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid based systems. Possess a firm understanding of the offerings within VmWare, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Microsoft Azure platforms.
  • Lead role in defining the appropriate Cloud Security architecture, technical requirements and strategies necessary to address information security needs for the organization.  *
  • Conducts research, monitors new product developments and makes recommendations regarding cloud security technologies which have the potential to benefit the security of information assets.*
  • Determines cloud 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, preparing cost estimates.
  • Serves as the engineering cloud security expert in network and operating system security design, application development, database design, access and audit control development, and identity management solutions.
  • Evaluate cloud security controls employed by cloud service providers and other third party providers to ensure information assets are adequately protected and couple them with additional security controls including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, and monitoring/event correlation solutions.
  • Focus on evolving secure cloud service provider architectures, developing an approach and strategy for addressing cloud security requirements within cloud architectures, creating new and evolving security services and standards pertaining to cloud services, consulting with internal and external customers, and developing and documenting strategies, standards, and roadmaps for cloud security components and architectures.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field
  • At least 8 years related work experience in information security
  • Health care experience preferred
  • Special Certification (one or more of the following) preferred: Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP(ISC2)), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Certified Security - Specialty, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • An equivalent combination of education, certifications, and experience may be substituted


  • Experience architecting solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware NSX
  • Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.
  • Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc).
  • Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, etc) preferred.
  • Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies.

  • ChristianaCare Offers:
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Whether a position can be supported for remote work will be assessed based on whether ChristianaCare is able to meet the business requirements of the proposed remote location.   



EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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