Security Engineer - Technology Risk - SIRT Security Architect

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Security Engineer
Business Unit
Technology Risk
Employment Type


Business Unit Overview

Led by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Risk secures Goldman Sachs against hackers and other cyber threats. We are responsible for detecting and preventing attempted cyber intrusions against the firm, helping the firm develop more secure applications and infrastructure, developing software in support of our efforts, measuring cybersecurity risk, and designing and driving implementation of cybersecurity controls. The team has global presence across the Americas, APAC, India and EMEA. Within Technology Risk, The Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) Architecture Team provides security project design, planning, documentation and implementation to support the firm’s various security and technology teams.


In this role within the Security Incident Response Team, you will join a global team of cybersecurity architects providing your expertise in various cybersecurity threat detection and response technologies in a hybrid on-premise and cloud environment focused on designing strategy of systems and processes with the goal of preventing, detecting and responding to malicious cyber intrusions.


The ideal candidate will possess cybersecurity experience including hands-on technical skills on Windows, Linux and Network security, paired with experience with various IaaS, PaaS and SaaS compliance and security monitoring tools.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Interact closely with 24x7 cyber operations teams during design to ensure appropriate documentation of required security controls
  • Design and document architectures for on-premise, cloud, and hybrid-based systems for adherence to firmwide security policies and standards.
  • Resolve unique and complex IT information and security architecture problems within area of responsibility.
  • Partner with other cybersecurity architects to provide input into initiatives and to share knowledge across security and technology teams
  • Partner with engineering, advisory, architecture, and development teams to choose appropriate security solutions and processes for adoption into the firm environment.
  • Ability to analyze a wide variety of data and make appropriate risk-based decisions


Basic Qualifications:


  • Experience being an active member of cybersecurity projects in a global environment
  • Experience in areas of cybersecurity operations such as threat detection/incident response, and hunting
  • Experience architecting security solutions in major public clouds (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Experience with cybersecurity architectural methodologies and service delivery
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to various audiences.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills with demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Experience with assessment, development, implementation, integration, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS environments
  • Experience with Cloud Visibility, Security and Compliance monitoring tools.
  • Experience with deploying and securing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions using native cloud security controls.
  • Strong ability to write and speak in the English language


Preferred qualifications:

  • Desired but not required: CISSP, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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