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Manager, Information Security Architecture & Engineering

Location: Highland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director Information Security Operations, the Information Security Architecture and Engineering Manager is responsible for understanding complex business information technology needs specifically focused on the information security sector. The Information Security Architecture and Engineering Manager researches, designs, and recommends technical solutions, as appropriate. The Information Security Architecture and Engineering Manager assumes a lead role in the Information Security program including the development of security architecture and standards, in addition to supervising and mentoring members of the department.

This position requires a creative self-starter that has the ability to think through a project from start to finish and has the technological vision to support the security needs of the enterprise. This position also requires knowledge of and expertise in various operating systems, software systems, hardware, and network configurations. The Information Security Architecture and Engineering Manager also works cross-functionally with various teams, including enterprise architecture, application support, development, and quality assurance by addressing technical issues related to information security.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Establishes a strategic vision for security architecture, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with the overall enterprise and Information Technology (IT) strategies through relationships with the various Information Technology teams, auditors, and other stakeholders throughout the enterprise.

  2. Ensures systems and applications are implemented with compensating controls to meet regulatory requirements (California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, etc.), as well as other enterprise compliance such as Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements.

  3. Reviews business context for solutions to enterprise challenges as well as defines the vision and requirements for the solution. Recommends potential solutions (which include Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP) or application development), selects the optimal solution and develops the roadmaps, policies, and standards. Plans for security systems by evaluating network and security technologies. Develops security requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related security network devices.

  4. Collaborates with enterprise architecture and application development to enhance the security posture of new and existing systems.

  5. Engages with third parties to evaluate solutions, responds to security events in order to understand the threat landscape.

  6. Conducts and/or facilitates penetration-testing exercises.

  7. Leads, mentors, develops a team of professionals, and directs all engineering and architecture activities to ensure they are conducted in accordance with applicable policies and standards. Responsible for managing the team's overall transaction accuracy and efficiency to ensure project timelines are met.

  8. Creates, develops, maps, and implements best practices for cloud services.

  9. Maintains current job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.

  11. Assumes other responsibilities, duties, tasks and assignments that contribute to the mitigation or response to any public health emergency.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Makes hiring decisions and designs individual development plans with succession planning in mind for all key roles.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Technology, Business Management, or related field is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a technology-related field, with a strong focus in performing Information Security related activities.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience managing functions, teams or departments.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
  • Demonstrated experience in performing detailed needs assessments and/or implementation of modern information security technologies such as firewalls, virtual private networks (VPN), intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), endpoint security solutions, servers and other infrastructure solutions (security information and event management (SIEM), federated authentication and authorization, anomaly detection systems, identity and access management, public and private cloud technologies).
  • Proven experience designing, managing, and monitoring in one or more of the following areas: Identity and Access Management, Threat Intelligence, Data Loss Prevention, PCI Compliance.
  • Comprehensive understanding of regulations and frameworks including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and Center for Internet Security (CIS).
  • Proven experience in the Tribal/Gaming sector is preferred.
  • Ability to interface with all parts of the organization including executives, managers, and team members.
  • Ability to influence change within the enterprise to support the implementation of new programs and initiatives.
  • Ability to conduct threat modeling, risk assessments, testing of controls, and designing of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, negotiating skills, troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and frequently demonstrate initiative by going "above and beyond" what is required.
  • Must display a professional image with a service-oriented approach.
  • Knowledge of secure baseline configurations as well as how to implement and monitor.
  • Knowledge of applying secure configurations to hardware and software.
  • Must be skilled in configuring, deploying, and monitoring corporate security tools.
  • Knowledge of secure application design.
  • Ability to perform penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, traffic log analysis, and network security architecture.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing web application firewalls, next-generation firewalls, IDS/IPS, content filtering solutions, and Network Access Control.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail, and perform duties with minimal supervision.


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the company's insurance carrier.
  • Industry certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GAIC), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Ethical Hacker (EC-EH), and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (EC-CHFI) are preferred.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Keywords: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO, Highland , Manager, Information Security Architecture & Engineering, Other , Highland, California

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