IT Security Architect


Plattsburgh, NY


About this vacancy

On behalf of our client, Schluter®-Systems, YER is seeking an IT Security Architect.

Job description

In this key position, as a valued member of the North American IT team, you will be given the opportunity to recommend best practices and implement agreed solutions to reduce risks of internal and external data breaches. With your ability to foster good working relationships and communication with all parties involved, you achieve the balance of user functionality and security requirements.  Providing sound recommendations and suggestions for solutions excites your inner drive for excellence. Being in a support role and having familiarity with end user training as well as the coordination and implementation of security systems further augment your skills.

With your solid background and experience in IT security, you navigate well in an international environment with a high affinity for team work.

Your sense for best practice, high-energy level, flexibility and eagerness to succeed will make you most valued. Ambition and drive to continuously deliver better results and exceed expectations make you want to further assist Schluter®-Systems improving their IT security measures.

In this role, you will report directly to the IT Manager, North America.


Our client, Schluter®-Systems founded in 1975, is among the world's largest and most innovative supplier to the building industry with tile solutions. Schluter®-Systems has three locations in North America: Plattsburgh, New York, Montreal, Quebec, and Reno, Nevada, as well as six European offices, including its main headquarters in Iserlohn, Germany. With over 900 employees across the globe, Schluter is working closely with its network of distributors, dealers, tile contractors, architects, specifiers and other members of the building and construction industry.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Computer Sciences
  • 5+ years in information security preferred
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining IT security measures
  • Familiarity with control framework such as ISO 27001/2, NIST and CIS
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adhere to defined processes and procedures and suggest improvements
  • Proven project management and change management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative
  • CISSP or equivalent certification preferred
  • Able to support and implement from a global information security management process using ITIL best practices.
  • Excellent face-to-face communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starting and self-motivated - willing to go the 'extra mile'
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong reporting and record-keeping skills
  • Proactive behavior, 'hands-on' approach, taking initiative
  • Comfortable in a multi-cultural & international environment
  • Willing to travel and provide afterhours support as necessary
  • Loyal and dependable

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