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We are helping a Des Moines-based insurance company as one of our clients on their search for an Enterprise Platform Architect to join their team. If you meet the following qualifications and are interested, please apply today!


  • Lead the development of architecture planning and technology strategy for Enterprise Information Security & Risk platforms
  • Set architectural direction and see the direction through to high-quality solution deployments
  • Define information security platform architecture standards and ensure appropriate alignment of process and technology solutions with enterprise architecture guidance
  • Lead platform architecture strategies to optimize and modernize information security platform technology portfolios 
  • Analyze and develop information security platform architectures to meet enterprise business and technology requirements across business, information/data, application/system, technology/infrastructure, security, and emerging domains
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization to influence, coach, and mentor on how to consume and apply key aspects of platform architectures
  • Partner with business and technology leaders, including platform owners, to formulate platform architecture strategies to achieve our company’s business objectives and priorities and result in efficient and effective use of our information technology assets
  • Develop and maintain technology roadmaps communicating information security platform architecture priorities to achieve business outcomes
  • Facilitate strategic architecture discussions and set medium-term strategic platform architecture direction
  • Identify, research, recommend, and drive adoption of emerging and innovative technologies, techniques, and tools that enable the business to achieve strategic platform goals and respond to future market changes
  • Assess architecture risk and impact of platforms-related business and technology decisions communicating implications and mitigation strategies across the organization
  • Deliver architecture in an agile manner in alignment with our enterprise delivery practices
  • Represent enterprise architecture governance mechanisms and practices in broader decision-making/operating model conversations and influence how decisions are made beyond the enterprise architecture practice
  • Act as an advocate for ensuring that specific information security platform solution architectures align with the overall enterprise architecture goals


  • Direct experience with Microsoft, AWS, CrowdStrike, Proofpoint, Zscaler, Snowflake, CSPM Tech, GitHub Enterprise, and/or ServiceNow security solutions and services
  • Direct experience with on-premises, cloud, and hybrid security architectures and solutions
  • One or more current information security and/or Enterprise Architecture certifications
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Master’s degree in technology, engineering, or related field
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning and growth within the architecture field (i.e., training, or architectural certifications such as TOGAF)
  • Experience with Agile SDLC, DevSecOps, CI/CD Pipeline, and where Enterprise Architecture will interface, touch, and contribute to solution architects and solution engineers
  • Understand Six Sigma and/or Lean principles
  • Knowledge of financial and insurance industry preferred

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Ref: JOB-45246

Travis McElvain


    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:
      $- $