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Security Architect - Cloud

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Altoona, PA



Responsible for designing, building, and consulting on Sheetz Cloud activities; ensuring that they meet regulatory obligations and data protection requirements as well as align with the business and corporate security strategy. They will work collaboratively with IT and other business units to build security controls and solutions compliant with approved architecture frameworks and standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Provide guidelines that define how to configure and secure activities and operations within the cloud, including such things as identity and access management; methods and controls to protect applications and data; approaches to gain and maintain visibility into compliance, threat posture, and overall security – Cloud Security Strategy.
  2. Assessment and testing of new and existing cloud computing systems; providing recommendations to secure the system(s) further.
  3. Define solution level security for projects; perform reviews for conformance to Sheetz's Information Security standards
  4. Provide appropriate consulting and direction to Sheetz departments and executives on Cloud security matters, including current and emerging security threats.
  5. Define and document how the implementation of a new technology impacts the security posture of the current Cloud/Sheetz environment
  6. Build a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and stay up to date with the latest security standards, systems and authentication protocols.
  7. Provide evening and weekend “on call/issue” support as needed. Sheetz is open 24/7/365 and as such, our internal and external customers may require support at any time.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

    Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field required.
  • Minimum 8 years of IT and/or business leadership experience required
  • Minimum 2 years of Cloud security experience required.
  • Knowledge of IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, and other Cloud Security Architect as well as Security Principles required
  • Experience in identifying gaps in existing architectures preferred
  • Experience working with technical and operational teams with strong meeting management, relationship building and negotiating skills; able to gain trust of diverse stakeholders preferred
  • Work experience in cybersecurity designs for systems, networks, and multi-level security requirements or requirements for processing multiple classification levels of data preferred
    CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent certification
Tools & Equipment
    General Office Equipment


Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

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Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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