Senior Information Security Architect


Posted on 4/17/2024

First American

First American

10,001+ employees

Offers title insurance, real estate services, and technology

Data & Analytics
Real Estate

Compensation Overview

$103.6k - $172.7kAnnually


Orange, CA, USA

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Google Cloud Platform
  • Must have minimum 10 years information security experience
  • Must have 6+ years experience with Identity management and encryption technologies
  • Must have 2+ years Active Directory administration experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent experience is required
  • Training courses, seminars, certifications or other security related education experience preferred
  • Mastery of the information security principles, concepts, methods, and best practices
  • Experience in product evaluation and managing vendor relationships required
  • Deep understanding and working experience on IAM technologies like PAM, IGA, Directories, SSO, Federation, PKI
  • Strong experience working with Active Directory security and assessment
  • Experience designing IAM roles, policies and access governance for cloud platforms like Azure, AWS and GCP
  • Knowledge of IAM protocols authentication, authorization protocols and encryption technologies
  • Experience with information security frameworks and privacy, regulatory standards
  • Practical experience in performing risk assessments leading to formulating and mapping information security policy and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory and legislative compliance (PCI, SOX, HIPPA, GLBA) - consult and provide guidance on complying with appropriate policy/standards/measures
  • Has proven leadership skills and is results focused
  • Appropriate interpersonal skills to communicate and work effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Is process and procedure oriented
  • Demonstrates ability to organize, plan and carry out assignments with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated success in establishing and managing relationships within IT security functions
  • CISSP Security preferred
  • Creates IAM reference architectures for existing, new and emerging IAM technologies
  • Creates solution document for IAM use cases to improve security as well as drive operational efficiencies
  • Performs assessments of the security posture of IAM technology implementations and provide risk-based remediation designs
  • Align IAM solutions to security standards and policies and enable adoption
  • Liaisons with business and other security teams to continually mature the security posture focusing on Identity and access management solutions
  • Performs architecture review of business applications to ensure IAM best practices and standards are incorporated
  • Keep up with cyber trends and constantly evaluate the IAM solutions for enhanced security
  • Work with the engineering teams to create design and technical implementation across various IAM technologies
  • Champions change, drives and sets technical direction affecting multiple groups/business units
  • Provides leadership by instructing, mentoring, and training team members within and outside the work group
  • Interacts with and influences senior management on technical matters requiring coordination between organizations
  • Provides technical consulting on complex projects
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results
  • Further develops and documents the security architecture vision and strategy to support key business processes and requirements
  • Defines the optimal enterprise security architecture in terms of processes, standards and technologies
  • Defines, documents and promotes the enterprise security target architectures and strategic direction; demonstrates and understanding of business drivers and expert knowledge in the broad spectrum of related technologies
  • Researches, identifies, and documents best practice methods and emerging technologies, evaluating applicability and feasibility to the organization
  • Coordinates and partners with IT and business leaders to ensure strategic IT security alignment to business requirements
  • Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs

At First American, employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to the digital transformation of the real estate industry, using proprietary technologies and extensive data assets. The company's comprehensive approach to title insurance, settlement services, and a broad spectrum of real estate-related technologies offers a dynamic work environment. Additionally, First American's commitment to innovation in providing data products, valuation services, and more ensures that its team is always at the forefront of industry advancements and service excellence.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Santa Ana, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



401k matching

Health, vision, dental insurance

Professional development