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Job Title:  Cloud Security Architect


Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable): 

Req ID: 53843

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

The Information Security Architect will be a direct report to Sabre’s Sr. Director of Global Architecture, and will be responsible for understanding complex Technology, Engineering and Operations (TE&O) environments and Sabre business unit needs, applying the necessary security architectural solutions and strategies.  This role will drive security policies and ensuring secure by design standards are met by business units deploying into Google and AWS to ensure customer and company data is protected. This position will directly contribute to the overall global enterprise cloud architecture and lead the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications, across all types (including Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS).
The Information Security Architect will serve as the central point of contact for TE&O, PT and other technology teams within the organization for all matters related to all layers of security. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with other leaders across the business to identify opportunities and risks and develop and deliver solutions that support business strategies and protect Sabre’s sensitive information and intellectual property globally.



Key Responsibilities
•    Work with key areas of business and IT to develop baseline cloud, container and application security standards and features and integrate into CI/CD pipeline.
•    Develop data security blue prints and standards to ensure Sabre data at rest, in motion or in use is properly secured.
•    Architect, design and implement security features at key layers including infrastructure, platform, application, containers, cloud throughout a CI/CD pipeline (GCP, GCE, GKE, Docker, Kubernetes, Open Shift, Ansible, Jenkins).
•    Develop and maintain blueprints and design patterns to effectively secure company information, infrastructure, intellectual property, and users against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure.
•    Lead the construct and implementation of Sabre’s global cloud security strategy at all layers including application, container, platform, data, network, and IAM in GCP.
•    Create and define the security strategies and roadmaps required for secure cloud architecture, including network, infrastructure, IAM, data, monitoring and vulnerability management.
•    Design and develop security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid-based systems. Possess a firm understanding of the offerings within the Google Cloud Platform. Based on business requirements, design and implement cloud-native architectures and designs that will allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk to Sabre and Sabre customers, and with appropriate security controls present.
•    Represents Risk and Security in development and implementation of the Sabre Next overall global enterprise cloud architecture. Acts as the ambassador and senior technical representative for R&S while engaging with other senior technical leaders throughout organization in design and implementation of cloud and cloud/hybrid-based implementations and solutions. 
•    Works with Cloud and Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure Services, and Development teams to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitates complete integration into the company environments. 


Job Requirements

•    Demonstrated relevant security expertise in designing security solutions for a variety of technology offerings, including:
•    Data security and governance 
•    AWS, Azure and other Cloud Service Providers 
•    Strong development and application security background
•    CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform)
•    Familiarity with REST API design
•    Hands on programming and scripting experience (Python, Java etc)
•    Devops container/orchestration tools (Kubernetes, Docker, etc)
•    Deep knowledge of Azure and AWS native security tools
•    Physical and software defined networks



EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, or other technical discipline, or equivalent. 


•    5 years of experience with Security Architecture and/or Engineering.
•    2 years of experience with Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware NSX.
•    Experience architecting solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, VMware NSX
•    Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAM), network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.
•    Experience with cloud security posture management tools such as RedLock or Dome 9 a plus.
•    Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms (OAuth, OpenID, etc.).
•    Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management preferred.
•    Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services.
•    Experience working with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies.
•    Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting).
•    Experience performing threat modeling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies.
•    Experience representing technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and in making timely and prudent technical risk decision recommendations.
•    Experience with enterprise architecture and working as part of a cross-functional team to implement solutions.
•    Ability to work independently with minimal direction; must be a self-starter and be self-motivated.
•    Must have two or more of the following cloud security certifications: CCSK - Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CSAA), CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2), Cloud+ (CompTIA), AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Amazon), Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect (Google), Professional Cloud Security Manager (EXIN), and CISCS - Certified Integrator Secure Cloud Services (EXIN).
•    Two or more non-cloud related security certifications preferred - CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS GIAC, CGEIT, CRISC, GSEC, ITL, etc. 


Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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