Information Security & Data Protection Architect - Remote

  • Applied Materials
  • Remote
  • Jul 25, 2022
Full time Architecture Data Information Technology Security

Job Description

Architect - Information security & risk - Insider risk & data protection:


The Information Security & Risk Architect is responsible for leading strategic security initiatives to protect Applied and its customer Intellectual Property.  This role will enable the design and implementation of data access monitoring for unauthorized access and responding access anomalies.

This role will work cross functionally with other information security teams and business partners, to drive the data protection and access intelligence requirements and controls.


Responsibilities & Tasks


Process design and Policy enablement

  • Assist in developing enterprise customer data governance policy & framework.
  • Evaluate the current processes to identify the gaps and develop strategy to meet data governance and policy requirements.
  • Design identification, labeling, classification of data, traceability of access, transfer and storage of critical data
  • Create rules and exceptions to protect engineering drawings (CAD/CAM) and other sensitive data from unauthorized exposure by internal or external sources
  • Support insider risk & data protection initiatives including new product evaluation, process enhancements, requirements gathering, assist implementation, testing and documentation  
  • Provide subject matter expertise and assist implementation team in testing and evaluating new processes designed to improve visibility of potential gaps in the environment.


Security & risk analysis

  • Analyze data protection alerts, reports and other metrics to identify gaps and weaknesses and recommend improvements to enhance the capabilities
  • Triage developing alerts related to protection of intellectual property and other sensitive data, enhance and tweak the thresholds to reduce the false positive alerts
  • Analyze & review the access controls to develop data centric access roles and document the process
  • Audit current processes, identify the gaps and develop the expansion of roadmap to be in compliant with policy requirements


Security operations

  • Identify, escalate and resolve unauthorized data access and handling concerns from users
  • Verify and resolve issues related to anomalous activity alerts from SIQ(Sailpoint) and other user entity behavior (UEBA) platforms through escalations or exceptions
  • Develop metrics (KPIs/KRIs) to communicate status and operational effectiveness to security leadership.
  • Perform L3 analysis and validation on alerts received through escalations, provide resolution and develop playbooks to improve the operational support.



  • 5- 7 years of experience
  • Solid understanding of information security policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of data protection principles, data classification and taxonomy
  • Experience with Sailpoint file access manager (SIQ) and Exabeam
  • Experience with logging & monitoring solutions.
  • Understanding of cloud security and CASB products & technology
  • Experience in design & execution of intellectual property governance & risk
  • Knowledge with Identity and access governance concepts
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills interacting with both educated professionals and IT individuals at all levels, including the executive level.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Engineering, or other related field of study.
  • CISSP Certifications





Information security, data protection, Intellectual property(IP) data protection, Insider risk and Access governance & intelligence.







Bachelor's Degree








Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years


Work Experience:



Additional Information




Yes, 10% of the Time



Relocation Eligible: