Cyber Security Architect IV plans and designs security solutions and capabilities that enable the organization to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Defines and develops security requirements using risk assessments, threat modeling, testing, and analysis of existing systems. Being a Cyber Security Architect IV develops security integration plans to protect existing infrastructure and to incorporate future solutions. Designs action plans for policy creation and governance, system hardening, monitoring, incident response, disaster recovery, and emerging cybersecurity threats. Additionally, Cyber Security Architect IV utilizes a variety of security information and event management (SEIM), data loss prevention (DLP), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and other tools in designs. Partners with stakeholders to encourage the adoption of security-compatible software designs and best practices. Keeps abreast of the latest intelligence from law enforcement and other sources of cyber threat information. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent. May require security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Cyber Security Architect IV works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. To be a Cyber Security Architect IV typically requires 10+ years of related experience.