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Make Next Happen Now. For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.
We are looking for a strong senior leader in the role of Sr. Director Customer Application Security which includes direct responsibility for, or oversight of the following:
Align with various teams on Product, Development, and Risk/Fraud to ensure SVB has strong Customer Application Security.
Ensure the Target Architecture of Customer Authentication and related technologies and processes
Work with the product and development teams during product build process with Agile development framework and desired outcomes
Help define architecture design for a "Cloud First, Data Once" technology strategy as it relates to Business Resumption capabilities and Technology resiliency capabilities
Partner with IT leaders, Risk leaders and Security team to ensure SVB has full capability of fully Available and Resilient applications/systems to run our businesses.
Accountable to Business Continuity Team to support flows and dependencies of key business applications and ensure adherence to BU level Business Continuity Plans
Engage and influence senior SVB technology architects, engineer, and security practitioners on technical topics and SVB Architectural Strategy as it relates to "end to end" view of Business Continuity as it relates to Customer Applications
Actively participate and model SVB's Lean Architectural Practices
Partner with senior engineering leaders and business leaders to influence organizational and structural change
Lead through ambiguity and conflict make tough calls to eventually achieve desired outcomes
Specific Details in supporting Business Continuity Program:
Application Security Architect will be initial contact for items related to the ITDR side in the context of disaster recovery which include data centers, infrastructure and applications. BCM has direct governance oversight on ensuring that our IT partners develop, maintain and exercise ITDR plans and this role will support that function in terms of working with IT to ensure they can meet these requirements.
Supporting IT in the strategy, vision and deployment of infrastructure and applications to ensure overall resiliency and ITDR requirements can be achieved
Supporting IT in the development of the technical impact analysis (TIA) for applications to ensure correct criticality and RTOs are achieved
Support major data center DR exercises in the context of application resiliency and best approach to validate ITDR requirements
Supporting IT and BCM with the reconciliation of application and business process criticality and RTOs/RPOs
Validation of ITDR plans in terms of completeness, quality and other business continuity requirements
Broader Technical Requirements :
The Sr. Director Customer Application leads the following areas which require a working, peripheral knowledge to provide direction, leadership, and aggregation of their deliverables into a cohesive enterprise/solutions architecture. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:
Cultivate relationships with business stakeholders
Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans
Develop and maintain current and future state business architecture
Information System & Technology Architecture
Understanding implementation of end-to-end integrated systems
Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency in line with business strategy
Develop and maintain current and planned state architectural blueprints along with an aspirational architectural road map for the enterprise
Develop architectural metrics and reports for the executive team, business and IT management
Contribute, communicate and deploy Enterprise Architecture Governance processes
Contribute and communicate enterprise technology standards and policies
Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans
Ensure that project documentation captures significant architectural decisions and that architectural governance is a fair, consistent and transparent process
Identify architectural risks and propose alternatives and solutions
Architecture Processes & Tools
Support, communicate and help deploy Enterprise Architecture processes
15 + years of progressive technology leadership experience
Demonstrated expertise in Business, Information and System Architectures
Financial Services industry experience preferred
Extensive Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a service architectural experience
Proven success creating business-enabling three (3) year technology roadmaps
Experience architecting scalable technology solutions that adjust to growing business needs
Strong experience in Agile software development framework
Strong knowledge of Authentication technology and proven commercial solutions in market
Strong knowledge of online Fraud issues and ways to mitigate those risks
Strong understanding of multi-channel Authentication and Fraud prevention
Outstanding collaboration, strong influencing, problem-solving and negotiation skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively establish strong relationships with executives, senior leaders, and key business partners to drive change agendas
Proven strategic thinking skills to solve enterprise and business challenges
Drive the enterprise architecture strategy, blueprint and roadmaps to meet evolving demands
Experience leading through influence in a large, matrixed, global environment
Prior people management responsibilities with senior level team members as direct reports
Leadership style which fosters accountability, transparent communication, and innovation
High level of emotional intelligence and confidence
Internal Number: 6117634
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