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Senior Information Security Architect

Field, CA, United States
Job ID: 46596



Ingram Micro is an integral part of the technology and commerce ecosystems, helping our partners grow and thrive through the creation and delivery of Information Technology, Lifecycle Management, e-Commerce Logistics, and Cloud solutions. With $49 billion in revenue and the ability to reach 90% of the global population, we have become the world’s largest technology distributor with operations in 59 countries and more than 35,000 associates.

*** This position has the option to be 100% remote

Position Summary

The Senior Security Architect will be responsible for providing technical guidance for Information Security programs and projects.

This role will play an integral part in the successful implementation of the Information Security strategy and roadmap.  The Senior Security Architect is expected to have a broad and deep technical background in Information Security and understand how it relates to the other areas of Information Systems.

The Senior Security Architect will play a key role as an advisor to projects, ensuring that proposed designs and solutions adhere to Ingram Micro’s Information Security standards and policies.

The Senior Security Architect must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  This role will be required to interpret technical information and make it understandable to a non-technical audience.

The Senior Security Architect is expected to work collaboratively with both the Strategy and Architecture team and with other areas within Information Security. 

This role will report to the Sr. Manager, Security Strategy and Architecture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Deliverables – Reviews and approves program and project deliverables. When multiple options exist, the Senior Security Architect works with Principal Architects to make a recommendation to the Sr. Manager, Security Strategy and Architecture. 
  • Problem Solving – The Senior Security Architect will be assigned to work with Principal Architects to solve challenging technical problems. The ability to clearly document and explain the root cause of the problem and make recommendations for a solution are essential.
  • Technology and Trends – The Senior Security Architect is expected to remain current on Information Security technology and trends by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Risk-Based Decisioning – The Senior Security Architect shall have extensive knowledge of how threats, vulnerabilities, and weaknesses affect risk, how to determine and quantify risk, and how to reduce residual risk. They will use this knowledge to prioritize projects that require the most assistance or oversight. 
  • Documentation and Presentations – The Senior Security Architect must be able to explain and document complex technical information so that it can easily be understood by a non-technical audience.
  • Process Development – The Senior Security Architect will participate in the planning process to development, documentation, and implementation the security roadmap.

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields is required. Years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Over 6 years of information security experience, preferably across multiple disciplines. At least 2 years of experience as a security architect.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various disciplines, such as policy, training, risk management, offensive security, supply chain security, PCI compliance, network architecture, application development, and project management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standards and methodologies, including NIST-CSF, MITRE ATT&CK Framework, PCI DSS, ISO 27001/27001, etc.
  • Technical understanding of security tools, applications, and their integration into data center operations and infrastructure.
  • A track record of success in defining and developing information security architectures, collaborating with teams, and delivering a strategy across a large, complex, international organization with a mixture of legacy and new technology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with all levels on security matters and provide solutions in a timely manner.
  • Relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc.) preferred.

This is not a complete listing of the job duties.  It’s a representation of the things you will be doing, and you may not perform all these duties.


Please be prepared to pass a drug test and successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check that includes verification of vaccination status.


Ingram Micro requires all new associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, this position requires applicants to submit proof, prior to start date, that the successful applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Ingram Micro will comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.  Applicants will be notified of the requirements of Ingram Micro’s COVID-19 policy and process for verification of vaccination status prior to the start of employment. 


Ingram Micro believes there is no place in our society for social injustice, discrimination or racism. As a company we do not – and will not – tolerate these actions.


Ingram Micro Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.  


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