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Senior Security Architect, Digital Transformation & Cloud

Req ID:  4452



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Senior Security Architect – Digital Transformation & Cloud will support the Olympus cybersecurity mission. They will be a technical leader with cybersecurity and systems architecture expertise to oversee the Digital Unit** (DU) security infrastructure for product development and dataflow management. The Senior Security Architect - Digital Transformation & Cloud is also responsible for the execution of digital transformation and cloud security guidelines and standards set.

They will be responsible for making security decisions at a product and team level and work closely with IT to manage digital security for the DU more broadly. They will collaborate closely with the Head of Data Science and IT leadership to define best practices and protocols for managing the DU data lake. The Senior Security Architect – Digital Transformation & Cloud will establish the security guardrails for product development and data engineering. They will also be responsible for researching and prototyping foundational components of the digital transformation and cloud security architecture in Olympus, as well as working closely with architects to shape processes, technologies, and systems.

**Olympus Digital Unit is a home for all Olympus digital products. Responsible for Digital Product Delivery, Digital product strategy enablement and Digital capability building.

“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce.”

Job Duties

* Oversee security infrastructure for product development and dataflow workstreams.

* Create security procedures and policies across the digital unit.

* Work with third-party security solutions as needed.

* Establish key guardrails for ensuring security of data engineering efforts.

* Collaborate with the Data Science Lead and IT leadership to define back-end systems architecture.

* Ensure all new products are compliant with GDPR and other consumer protection laws.

* Develop safeguards in the event of a digital security breach, as well as backup plans. Security Architecture 

* Architects’ security features for data lake and defines management protocols.

* Review and advise on audit plans and results of regional specific security architecture requirements as per defined and agreed HLD and LLD.

* Liaise with architects from other domains and regions.

* Review current system security measures and recommend enhancements.

* Review and advise on plans and results of regular system tests and ensure continuous monitoring of network security.

* Other responsibilities / duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Minimum of Bachelor’s degree IT/ Information Systems/ Business/ Technology with a preferred Master’s degree.

* Should hold at least two of the major security certifications (ex: CCSP, CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, PMP, SABSA, CNDA, CRTSA, GDSA etc.).

* Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience with corporate security architecture environments; securing traditional enterprise IT and digital infrastructure and evaluating; implementing security technologies. Defining security requirements to secure enterprise IT and digital infrastructure. Implementing and operating secure architectures through people, process and technology controls


* Demonstrated consulting skills, with digital security concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design.

* Deep understanding of information security topics, preferably focusing on digital transformation and cloud topics.

* Experience working in a position requiring a deep knowledge of digital transformation and cloud regulations.

* Experience liaising between different teams preferred. Experience working as a backend software developer with deep insight into the latest security suite.

* Experience making architecture decisions at a team and product level.

* Thorough knowledge with production Cloud / DevOps environments and data lake security management best practices.

* Security Architecture familiarity in Security roadmaps, Product evaluation / proof of concept, Security innovation, Network security (WAN, Mail, DNS, DLP, Proxy, Crypto, etc.), production cloud/ DevOps security, EUC/Server security architecture, Data classification, Security and privacy regulations.

* Experience in Agile Development, with specific Solution Architect (or similar) experience preferred • Experience managing technical priorities within the Backlog.

* Experience with organizational process improvement concepts and process maturity models (e.g., Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

* Cybersecurity audit preparation and response

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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