September 02, 2016
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Enterprise Security Solutions Architect

Hancock Bank - New Orleans, LA

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  • Company
    Hancock Bank Hancock Bank
  • Location
    New Orleans, LA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Associates Degree
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Job Description


In conjunction with and/or at the direction of CISO, responsible for the overall "health & wellness" of security infrastructure related to enterprise networks and data systems, plans, coordinates, and implements security measures to safeguard data information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure by performing the following duties.


Information security environment analysis:

Responsible for the analysis & approval of business requirements associated with information security systems and/or processes. Translates security design based on business requirements into functional processes while maintaining controls set forth by information security policies/procedures. Develops and recommends new or enhanced security and system designs, including documentation of functional specifications for system configuration, support system requirements as business processes evolve and system enables are identified.

Information security system maintenance:

Responsible for the documentation and maintenance of security systems to include change management processes and tracking requests ensuring on-going changes and developments and upgrades to systems are performed. Designs and develops tests, document testing results for newly created functionality associated with system maintenance, enhancements and upgrades to ensure all systems changes are successfully implemented Information security technical architecture. Plans, researches, designs, analyzes, estimates, identifies options, recommends, installs, tests, schedules, implements, administers, documents, monitors, tunes performance and maintains all primary and auxiliary technical architecture across all information security system platforms as related to assigned areas of specialty to ensure the integrity, security, availability, reliability and performance of enterprise network & data systems to meet client needs and expectations.

Strategic & tactical planning:

Evaluates and recommends new information security system products or services related to technical architecture to management as needed for developing, monitoring and maintaining line of business & corporate support unit strategic/tactical plans conforming to the vision, mission, values and objectives of the organization Confers with management, programmers, risk assessment staff, auditors, facilities and security departments and other personnel to identify and plan for data security for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications and computer installations. Develops and implements tests of computer systems to monitor effectiveness of security. Develops, coordinates, and implements disaster or emergency recovery procedures for information security systems to assure business continuity/disaster recovery Assists in the development of information security policy and procedures Analyze systems, network and applications security and recommend/develop security measures to protect information against unauthorized access, modification and/or loss Works closely with Project Management Office (PMO) through Strategic Services to ensure that all new IT-related projects are reviewed for security prior to rollout. Develops and conducts information security risk assessments, reports findings and recommends corrective action, in applicable, to management. Coordinates & oversees information security third-party service providers to validate contracted services are provided according to contract and/or service level agreements. Supports Internal Auditor and contracted audit vendors related to information security audits and testing of controls.


Associates degree and two to four years related experience and/or training is required. Bachelors degree and four to six years related experience and/or training is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience is allowed.

Language Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing using the English language, ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents, ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community, ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format, ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals, ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

Proficient knowledge of, Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint and Outlook, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Information Security Industry certifications (e.g. ISC2, ISACA) and/or GIAC certification and/or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Category: Security
Organization: Whitney Bank - Corporate Services - Enterprise Security
Shift: First Shift
Job Type: Experienced
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Hancock Holding Company family of companies include: Whitney Bank (doing business as Hancock Bank in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida and Whitney Bank in Louisiana and Texas), Hancock Investment Services, Inc., Whitney Investment Services, Inc., Hancock Insurance Agency, Whitney Insurance Agency and Harrison Finance Company.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or history of disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, disabled veteran, or other protected characteristics as required by federal, state and local laws.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement, Stock Purchase Plan, Pension Plan, AD&D, many supplemental plans