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Associate Security Architect – Agile Engagement - Remote
BrandBest Buy

Associate Security Architect – Agile Engagement
The time to join Best Buy is NOW! Thanks to our "Renew Blue" initiative, Best Buy has made incredible progress in the last 4 years, and we're just warming up! Best Buy 2020 - Building the New Blue is in full swing, and we want you to be a part of it! Best Buy is the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer, offering advice, service and convenience – at competitive prices – to the consumers who visit its websites and stores more than 1.5 billion times each year. Our Information Security team is comprised of some of the top minds in the industry, coupled with an array of the best tools available. At Best Buy, you will gain incredible industry experience, and have ample room for career growth.

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 Associate Director of Application Security within the Chief Information Security Office.

What will you do?
  • Work with technical teams to answer security related questions and to deliver security requirements during the application design phase.
  • Work with technical teams to assist in the creation of solution blueprint and security controls table documentation
  • Act as a Enterprise Risk and Compliance ambassador to development and engineering teams
  • Draft new security documentation that will be consumed by internal technical teams.
  • Maintain documentation repositories
  • Actively participate in the rollout of the agile engagement process, enterprise wide
What impact will you have?
  • Become the go-to point of contract for security, supporting multiple applications, domains and product teams
  • Have the ability to impact the way we evolve security-by-design in a omni-channel, F50 environment
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:
  • 4 or more years of technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Application Development or Network Engineering, or Network, Application or Enterprise Architecture, Application Security or Security 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.
  • 6+ months experience in Security Architecture
  • 6+ months direct experience with threat modeling methodologies
  • Industry relevant certifications or trainings
  • 6+ months 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.

Auto Req. ID795876BR
Employment CategoryFull Time
Job CategoryEnterprise Risk/Information Security & Compliance
Job LevelIndividual Contributor
Location Number957473-105-Risk & Compliance
Address7601 Penn Avenue South


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