Principal Information Security Architect

Location: USA - CA - Sunnyvale
Division: Information Technology
# of Openings: 1


Bloom Energy, a solid oxide fuel cell company, is looking for a Principal Information Security Architect to join its world class team.  This individual should be a dynamic professional who is looking for a rewarding future in one of today’s most exciting technologies.

As Information Security Architect, you will be responsible for leading all information security requirements at Bloom Energy. The ideal candidate is a deep security-focused technologist with proven track record of supporting globally distributed large scalable networks, analyzing, designing and implementing security best practices. An integral part of the role is to not only drive security standards across Bloom Energy, but also engage with multiple teams like Engineering, Product Development, Customer Install, Finance, and HR from early stage to guide them through to implement best security practices to protect critical data.

Location: This position will be based in Sunnyvale, CA.

Role and Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for implementing best security practices at Bloom Energy
•    Work with Engineering and other teams to ensure that critical data is protected and security is integrated into the products, software, applications and at customer install sites
•    Responsible for implementing and maintaining best security standards and policies to protect Information systems architecture that includes Data Center, Network, Servers, Storage, Databases Applications and related access control
•    Conduct various vulnerability tests to identify the gaps; recommend solutions and implement them in a timely manner
•    Interface to customers IT security teams and provide responses to their questionnaire
•    Act as a consultant to all teams on information security best practices
•    Participate in project meetings and perform security design reviews
•    Research latest security best practices, staying abreast of new threats and vulnerabilities and help to disseminate this information within the groups
•    Implement relevant tools to monitor security threats, analyze relevant logs and take appropriate actions
•    Develop security reports and publish periodically
•    Maintain documentation on security best practices, process, policies and standards
•    Mentor and provide relevant training to global team members
•    Work with partners and vendors to make sure proper secured remote access is in place
•    Lead customer security audits and other corporate compliance requirements
•    Develop, maintain and deploy security policies
•    Develop security training program for users

Skills and Experience:
•    Minimum 10+ years of experience working as information security administrator or architect
•    5+ years working experience in architecting, designing, configuring and installing routers, switches, firewall, load balancers, and wireless devices for medium to large corporate companies
•    Experience in working and securely deploying Telco circuits, WAN, LAN and, MPLS technologies
•    Knowledge about Avaya Telecom and IP Telephony
•    Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and listening) 
•    Network Intrusion Detection System architecture planning, implementation and support
•    Implementing network security solution for AD, LDAP, Firewall, Anti-virus, IPS, Vulnerability Assessment Tool etc
•    Experience in deploying Mobile Device Management in a corporate environment
•    Knowledge about dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)
•    Knowledge about various data encryption methodologies
•    Experience in leading SOX, PCI, HIPAA, ISO audit and compliance requirements

Educational Requirements:
•    BS or MS from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science
•    10+  years of information security experience working in a globally distributed network infrastructure
•    Professional security management certification such as CISSP, CISA, CIPP, and CISM preferred

About Bloom Energy:

Bloom Energy will make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. Our technology, first developed for NASA's Mars Program, will dramatically change the way that the world’s energy is produced, distributed and consumed.  Bloom’s unique on-site power generation systems are among the most efficient on the planet, providing significantly reduced operating costs and producing dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions.  Pioneering a new class of stationary fuel cells, Bloom is not just creating a new product or company; it is driving a whole new industry.   

As one of Silicon Valley’s most promising startups, Bloom was the first clean energy technology investment for Kleiner Perkins and NEA, two of Silicon Valley’s most revered venture capital firms.  The company has assembled a super-star board, experienced management team, and top-notch technical staff. Bloom Energy is growing quickly and is looking to add to its dynamic team. 

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.


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