Security Architect

Location Name DE, Wilmington
Date Posted
3 weeks ago(3/29/2024 4:54 PM)
Berkley Technology Services LLC
Primary Location
Information Technology

Company Details

Berkley Technology Services (BTS) is the dynamic technology solution for W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 Commercial Lines Insurance Company. With key locations in Urbandale, IA and Wilmington, DE, BTS provides innovative and customer-focused IT solutions to the majority of WRBC’s 60+ operating units across the globe. BTS’s wide reach ensures that ideas and opinions are considered at every level of the organization to guarantee we find the best solutions possible.  


Driven by a commitment to collaboration, BTS acts as consultants to our customers and Operating Units by providing comprehensive solutions that not only address the challenge at hand, but proactively plan for the “What’s Next” in our industry and beyond.  


With a culture centered on innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, BTS stands as a community of technology leaders with eyes toward the future -- leaders who truly care about growing not only their team members, but themselves, and take pride in their employees who shine. BTS offers endless ways to get involved and have the chance to grow your career into a wide range of roles you'd never known existed. Come join us as we push forward into the future of industry leading technological solutions.  


Berkley Technology Services: Right Team, Right Technology, Simple and Secure.  


The Security Architect is a key leader within the IT Security team, responsible for developing and communicating the enterprise security architecture vision and strategy. The ideal candidate will serve as a thought leader and force multiplier, driving continuous improvement in the company's security posture. The role involves the development, implementation, and maintenance of the overall cybersecurity architecture and will require a solid understanding of complex cyber network defense (CND) systems, the design of CND system architecture, the lifecycle of CND systems, and the continual research and implementation of new technologies.


  1. End-Point Detection and Response (EDR): Design, implement, and maintain the enterprise-wide EDR system, monitoring and responding to critical security incidents and anomalies.
  2. Security Information and Event Management (SIEM): Architect and manage SIEM solutions, including log management and analysis, event correlation, and incident response. Drive improvement in signal detection, incident response times, and process efficiency.
  3. Web Application Firewalls (WAF): Develop and maintain security architecture for web application firewall technologies. Oversee implementation, configuration, and tuning of WAF rules.
  4. Firewalls: Architect, design, and oversee implementation and management of enterprise network firewall and IPS systems.
  5. Cloud Security: Drive the design and implementation of security architecture for cloud-based systems (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), ensuring secure integration into overall enterprise architecture. Lead efforts to ensure cloud environments align with industry best practices for security and compliance.
  6. On-Premises Security: Ensure secure design, deployment, and operation of on-premises systems. Provide security architecture guidance for on-premises system upgrades and migrations.
  7. AI Security: Research, design, and implement AI-based security tools and strategies. Drive innovation in automated threat detection and response.
  8. Overall Security Architecture: Develop, maintain, and communicate the enterprise security architecture, including the development of architectural patterns and guidelines. Ensure that all technology initiatives are adequately analyzed for security impact and controls.


  1. At least 10 years of experience in information technology, with a minimum of 5 years in an information security role and at least 3 years in a senior security architect role.
  2. Proven experience with EDR, SIEM, WAF, Firewalls, Cloud, On-Prem, and AI security systems.
  3. In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks like NIST, ISO 27001, etc.
  4. Demonstrated experience with security risk management, incident response, threat modeling, and security architectures.
  5. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and team skills; the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  6. Excellent problem-solving and technical skills.
  7. Ability to work independently or with a team to meet tight deadlines.
  8. Willingness to stay updated with the latest advancements in technology and security.


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Understanding of programming languages for scripting and automation.
  2. Previous experience working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  3. Experience in a large enterprise environment.
  4. Familiarity with privacy laws, data protection, and governance.
  5. The Principal Security Architect is a role that requires strategic thinking and detailed knowledge of the security field. This role is pivotal for influencing the direction of the company's cybersecurity strategy and serves as a key influencer, multiplier, and leader within the organization.
  6. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field. Or Equivalent work experience. Master’s degree or relevant certifications (CISSP, CISM, SANS, etc.) are preferred.


The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. 


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