Requisition ID
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    Job Title:

    Sr. Solution Architect - IT Security


    IT Security

    Reports To:

    Information Security Sr. Manager




    General Summary:

    Responsible for working with the information security management team to administer the Company’s information security programs, maintain Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI DSS compliance programs, and supporting a variety of security systems and processes.  Researches, evaluates, recommends, designs, implements, and administers information security controls that meet strategic and tactical information security objectives.  Represents IT Security across IT and business projects and initiatives.


    Duties & Responsibilities: 


    • Provide thought leadership and guidance across a wide range of technologies at an enterprise-level for security architecture, design, engineering, and strategic planning. Aligns standards, frameworks and security solutions with the overall business and technology strategy.
    • Provides SME level operational support for the security platforms managed by the Information Security team including: firewalls, web application firewalls, DNS, data loss prevention, advanced endpoint protection, privileged user management, vulnerability scanners, file integrity monitoring, security incident and event management, remote connectivity, eDiscovery, web publishing, etc.
    • Uses project management best practices to initiate, manage, and close projects, often simultaneously across a variety of projects. Creates and maintains documents related to projects and information security.
    • Works with the information security management team to administer, maintain, and continuously improve SOX, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and internal controls compliance programs, investigate known or suspected security incidents, support internal and external audits, and assist in the development and implementation of audit response Management Action Plans; champion new security solution initiatives and lead proof of concept efforts for the enterprise, serve as the information security delegate to the enterprise architecture team, and promote security best practices via awareness, example, and compliance with policies and regulatory requirements.



    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Familiar with and ability to apply time-proven, generally accepted information security methodologies, concepts and techniques.
    • Strong understanding of current and developing security technologies and trends.
    • Strong, effective written and oral communication skills that enables effective communications to multiple audiences.
    • Knowledge and understanding of modern enterprise security architectures.
    • Strong understanding of pragmatic implementation of information security controls, holistic defense-in-depth strategies, and protocols used to interconnect networks, and publish application resources.
    • Strong understanding of patch management and security configuration of enterprise technology systems.
    • Strong understanding of PCI, HIPAA, and SOX regulatory requirements.
    • Development/analysis proficiency in one or more scripting languages.
    • Ability to learn and retain skills required to adapt to evolving business and technical needs.
    • Ability to appropriately influence and motivate others.
    • Ability to mentor team members.
    • Ability to occasionally work during non-standard shifts, in an on-call capacity, and be available for occasional travel (up to 5%).


    Work Experience and/or Education: 

    College degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 7 years of concentrated information security experience.  Active CISSP, ISSAP, CCSP, CISA, or CISM certification preferred.


    Hands-on experience with use and administration of 5 or more of the following technologies:

                    Next Generation Firewalls – 2 years minimum

                    Web Application Firewalls – 2 years minimum

                    Advanced Endpoint Security – 2 years minimum

                    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) – 2 years minimum

                    Cloud Computing Security – 1 year minimum

                    DNS – 1 year minimum

                    Vulnerability scanning tools – 1 year minimum   

                    Secure Mail Gateways – familiarity

                    Data Loss Prevention (DLP) – familiarity

                    Privileged User Management (PUM) – familiarity


    Experience identifying and addressing security design gaps and security risks associated with host and network operating systems; enterprise services (e.g. directory services, email, content management and collaboration, web publishing, database, network routing and switching, and virtualization); client-server, thin-client, and web-based applications; enterprise applications (e.g. ERP); cloud services; and storage platforms.






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