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Information Security Solutions Architect

Company: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Who we are

At Toyota, we are reimagining mobility through innovative, high-quality technology solutions designed to enhance lives and meet our company mission of "Producing Happiness for All." If you are interested in reimagining mobility with us in an inclusive environment built on teamwork that puts respect for people first, we want to talk to you.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

An important part of the Toyota family is Toyota Financial Services (TFS), the finance and insurance brand for Toyota and Lexus in North America. While TFS is a separate business entity, it is an essential part of this world-changing company - delivering on Toyota's vision to move people beyond what's possible. At TFS, you will help create best-in-class customer experiences in an innovative, collaborative environment.

Who we're looking for

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is looking for a highly motivated Information Security Solutions Architect whose primary focus is in the data protection space to serve as a solution expert across multiple security technology disciplines and advance and influence the technology coverage and capability of the security services.

This influential position leverages their security expertise and experience to design and architect the security technologies used. This role will inform and provide influential direction for the future acquisitions of products by assessing gaps and operational opportunities. The role will consult and collaborate with security management, business units, security stakeholders, and suppliers to solve complex issues and improve the quality of the security services. The individual will be responsible for designing solutions with multiple groups within the data protection domain and collaborate with other security and technology teams to understand their needs from these products. Guiding cross functional engineering teams, this role will influence and support delivery of solutions in an agile way following the SCRUM framework.

Reporting to the Domain Information Security Officer, the person in this role will support the department's objective to protect TFS Group information assets from service disruptions, exploitation, unauthorized access, and loss of data.

What you'll be doing

---Co-develop and maintain multi-year roadmaps for security services with management.
---Create and maintain current and future domain-level design of security technology solutions for service growth and enhancement.
---Engage with management to introduce and influence security technology decisions.
---Define and implement performance measurements and security targets for security services.
---Build relationships with and solicit service needs from global and domestic stakeholders and other security teams for future service planning.
---Create, maintain, and drive domain-level standardized solution testing, evaluation, and operational procedures.
---Review and govern domain documentation to meet and exceed internal and regulatory requirements and ensure consistency across all security engineering teams.
---Support engineering teams with the testing, evaluation, and scoring of new technologies.
---Monitor and contribute to Sprint planning ceremonies from agile security engineering teams to ensure consistency with program growth and roadmaps.
---Research industry trends and evaluate technologies aligned with the strategy to influence and recommend security technology purchase decisions by management.
---Support engineering and incident response teams during critical events.
---Conduct and participate in security product and skill training for personal and team development.
---Develop a deep understanding of our business portfolio, while identifying and recommending solutions to address existing product/coverage gaps.
---Assess quantitative and qualitative data that can be translated into product deliverables (Data-Driven) with measurable KPIs.
---Maintain a strong working knowledge of relevant security technologies within the industry and their capabilities.
---Manage Digital Factory Owner, Domain Owner, and Sponsor expectations for solution design, architecture, and capabilities.
---Help develop and grow individuals.

What you bring

---Four-Year College Degree (BA or BS): in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Mathematics or related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.
---Progressive experience in broad-based Information Technology (IT) and/or Information Security (IS) experience participating in projects and playing a key role toward successful design and implementation of the projects.
---Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent.
---Experience supporting a "High Touch" customer with real time needs and requirements.
---Deep working knowledge of uses and design considerations of 3 or more of the following technologies:

  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for Email, Host (Endpoint), and Network.
  • Data Classification.
  • Data Discovery.
  • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB).
  • File Access & Auditing. ---Knowledge of Banking and/or Financial Services and/or Insurance industry.
    ---Experience working with outsourcing models.
    ---Experience with Agile collaboration and task management tools (i.e. Jira).

    Added bonus if you have

    ---Advanced Degree; MBA with a concentration in an IT related area a plus.
    ---Solid experience in broad-based Information Technology (IT) and/or Information Security (IS) experience participating in projects and playing a key role toward successful design and implementation of the projects.
    ---Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) or equivalent.
    ---CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) or equivalent.
    ---Deep working knowledge of uses and design considerations of 4 or more of the following technologies:
    • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for Email, Host (Endpoint), and Network.
    • Data Classification.
    • Data Discovery.
    • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB).
    • File Access & Auditing.

      What we'll bring

      During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

      ---A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect.
      ---Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement.
      ---Vehicle purchase & lease programs.
      ---Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family.
      ---Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable).
      ---Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute.
      ---Paid holidays and paid time off.
      ---Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, childcare, schools, and more.
      ---Flexible spending accounts.
      ---Relocation assistance (if applicable).

      Belonging at Toyota

      Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

      Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

      Have a question or need assistance with your application? Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on or send an email to

Keywords: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Plano , Information Security Solutions Architect, Other , Plano, Texas

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