Cognizant is a premier provider of business security solutions. This includes trusted advisors, identity management, managed services, cloud solutions, software and hardware solutions, incident response, policy, compliance, audit and management solutions for government and the private sector. Cognizant empowers its customers to solve some of their most pressing and sensitive security problems, while embedding security into business processes to sustain the best possible result.
The Chief Security Architect establishes and drives the technology strategy and solution architecture for Cognizant’s information security client solutions. The CSA acts as a deep subject matter expert in support of the client accounts and aids with establishing solution sets, advisory strategies and for our customers.
The CSA will be the primary point of accountability for the client in defining the technological platform for ERSS solutions & operations in their respective industry, establishing strategies on technology and industry products, architectural models, establishing the technological competitive advantage for security services and solutions. The CSA will be the primary steward of the security solution as an element of the overall business, information and technology architectures. The ability to thoughtfully articulate the Cognizant messages is of great importance.
Manages single large customer or two medium customers.
Responsible for multiple project delivery and project management
Responsible for Business Unit Development competency and business development plans
Responsible for people Management involved in Hiring decisions, finalizing appraisals and development plans.
Responsible for overall motivation and morale of the group
Responsible for customer Satisfaction and relationship building. Resource Utilization, Quality management.
Provides overall direction to the project teams.
Job Requirement and Skills
Good understanding of technology trends and usage in company business areas.
Client Relationship skills
Good understanding of business and functional linkages.
Understanding of Business Development
Organizational competency building skills
High level of influence within the organization and external customers/ business partners.
Routinely reports project status to Senior Mgmt. Has authority to make account/Business unit related decisions
Within own team or department at leadership / strategic level.
Contact with user/customer up to and including senior-level management.
Contact with peers in the organization at global senior management at strategic level
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• 15+ years’ experience in Information Security
• 10+ years’ experience in Managed Security
Services/Security Professional Services – Presales, Solution Architecture,
Large Bids, IT Outsourcing
• Broad understanding of security functions such
as Infrastructure Security, Identity Access Mgmt (IAM), Data Security, Cloud
Security, IoT Security and Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC). Strong
experience in Managed Security Services models for SIEM/Threat
Intelligence/Vulnerability Mgmt services
• Knowledge of security products, technologies and
• Ability to perform in a techno-functional role.
Good working knowledge with various security vendor solutions around
Infrastructure Security, Risk & Compliance
• Proficient in Security Solution Architecture,
System integration, execution of design, Auditing, Gap Analysis and Remediation
• Interface with internal ERSS and other
competencies in Cognizant to ensure integrated solution
• Develop, review effort/ cost estimates for large
• Ability to technically assess security
opportunities, Customer pain points, business requirements and translate these
into winning solutions
• Ability to provide technical pre-sales and
post-sales support for product/service offerings with strong business and/or
technical analysis background
• Global Client facing skills with the ability to
capture the audience and winning their confidence.
• Solid customer presentation
skills and good CxO level connect
• Good exposure to Healthcare and Pharma domain as well as their needs
in digital security.
• Excellent communication, analytical &
• Should be highly proactive in terms of customer
communications, understanding key requirements and possible new business
opportunities from customer
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 244,300 employees as of June 30, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at
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