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Security Architect

Date: Nov 26, 2018

Location: West Greenwich, RI, US

Company: IGT

Req #: 59052

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IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Security Architect

Responsible for providing consultative, technical research and analytical support in one of the following areas of information security:

  • Assessments for production sites and corporate related effort
  • Trends, standards, best practices, concepts and solutions
  • Product design, selection, configuration, hardening, optimization and maintenance


  • Assists Manager in providing for the safekeeping and integrity of information assets by maintaining systems and controls that prevent unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, and/or deletion of information from production systems networks and resources.
  • Directly interfaces with business line technical experts to provide guidance on authorization, authentication and encryption solutions.
  • Consults with business units regarding their changing business and technical plans to ensure that information security issues are addressed early in the project life cycle.
  • Assists in ISMS assessments and prepare reports on them.
  • Advises Manager of changes in technical, legal and regulatory arenas affecting information security and computer crime.
  • Principle duties involve vulnerability and penetration testing, validation of access controls, web application scanning, compliance validation, regulatory compliance.
  • Provides security alerts on hardware/software as they become available.
  • Monitors changes in hardware, software, telecommunications, facilities, and user requirements at production sites to ensure that security is not compromised or degraded.
  • Coordinates external audit activity associated with site compliance management systems (ISMS)
  • Leads the design & establishment of the Information Security Management System
  • Leads maintenance and audit of ISMS.
  • Serves as a security technical analyst and advisor on company initiatives to evaluate new technology resources for program compliance by effectively testing solutions using industry standard evaluation criteria, which includes the delivery of formal papers and technical reports on test results and findings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, Master or higher degree is a plus
  • 8 years of experience in information security        
  • CISSP certification desired, SANS - GIAC certification is a plus.
  • Proven and demonstrated accomplishments in the Information Security field. Member of various Information Security Organizations (i.e., ISSA, SANS, ISC2, ESF, etc.) preferred.
  • CISA Desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent project management skills, including the ability to plan, organize, & prioritize multiple projects to ensure target dates & goals are achieved.
  • Experience with Networking Security, UNIX, HTML, CGI, SSL and XML; practical experience with firewalls; perimeter protection, virtual private networks (VPN); intrusion detection in depth; advanced incident handling and forensics practices.
  • Working knowledge of graphic applications used for flow-charting and infrastructure depiction such as Visio and demonstrated ability to produce high quality documentation.



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

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