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Associate Security Architect – Agile Engagement - Remote Eligible
BrandBest Buy

We believe that our company’s success depends on the passion and creativity of our amazing employees. To create environments in which our people can fully thrive, we turn to our guiding behaviors: Be human. Make it real. Think about tomorrow. These set the tone for Best Buy, along with our Rallying Cry: Let’s talk about what’s possible. Our supportive leaders collaborate with their teams through ongoing feedback and two-way dialogue to maintain a culture continual learning. All these factors combine to create an unbeatable experience for both customers and employees. If you like to have fun while you work, build confidence and grow your career, you’ll fit right in.

Best Buy places the highest importance on the confidentiality, availability and integrity of customer, company and employee information. As a member of Best Buy’s Enterprise Risk and Compliance team, you will play a critical role to ensure that customer, company and employee information is secure while enabling technology and business partners throughout Best Buy to innovate, drive sales and provide superior customer care in our stores, online and through our various contact channels.

The Associate Security Architect – Agile Engagement will work closely with Digital & Technology (D&T) teams to help them engage with Security / Enterprise Risk & Compliance on a manage by exception basis. The Associate Security Architect will be responsible for helping teams build compliant application blueprints and supporting documents, helping them identify the appropriate security controls, as well as approved patterns, that apply to their solution. The Associate Security Architect will be responsible for the initial review of submitted blueprints & supporting documentation. Additionally, the Associate Architect will work with the security architecture team to draft new security control documentation, new approved security patterns and maintain the associated document repositories. This role is part of Best Buy’s Enterprise Risk and Compliance (ERC) team and is a highly collaborative role with D&T’s engineering & application development teams.

This role reports to the Sr. Manager of Application Security within the Chief Information Security Office. This is a remote eligible role.

What will you do?
  • Work with technical teams to assist in the creation of solution blueprint and security controls table documentation
  • Maintain documentation that explains the agile engagement process
  • Draft new security components and approved patterns
  • Maintain documentation repositories in an internally-facing wiki
  • Update existing process documentation and client-facing self-help documentation related to the agile engagement process
  • Actively participate in the rollout of the agile engagement process, enterprise wide
What impact will you have?
  • You will have a lot of influence over the direction of the agile engagement process
  • Have the ability to allow engineers to work in an agile environment, without compromising our security and risk posture.
Why should you consider this opportunity?
  • You will have a voice and we want to hear your ideas
  • Be forward thinking about new processes that enable our D&T teams to better serve our customers
  • We have an appetite for change and you will be able to guide the changes to make the right decisions
  • This is a great opportunity for growth in your career
Basic Requirements (You must meet or exceed all basic requirements to be eligible):
  • 4 or more years of technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Application or Network Engineering, or Network, Application or Enterprise Architecture
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or an equivalent field or equivalent direct work experience is acceptable.
  • Security Architecture
  • Direct experience with threat modeling methodologies
  • Industry relevant certifications or trainings
  • Experience with cloud and hybrid cloud architecture and security control

How we take care of our employees!
In addition to offering a challenging and fulfilling opportunity, we have a competitive salary and bonus program, full benefits including 23 days of PTO (that is 4 weeks!), and a generous employee discount. Our campus has many amazing amenities, including: full cafeteria, fitness center, onsite discounted daycare, not 1 but 2 Caribou’s, US Bank, dry-cleaning service, company store, Farmers Market ONSITE every week, and free covered parking (you won’t have to brush snow off of your car in the winter!)

Auto Req. ID761834BR
Employment CategoryEnterprise Risk/Information Security & Compliance
Job LevelIndividual Contributor
Location Number957473-105-Risk & Compliance
Address7601 Penn Avenue South


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