General Information

Location: Princeton, NJ, Remote

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

ABOUT WCG: WCG’s clinical solutions are built on a foundation of best-in-class clinical services companies. We deliver transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those performing clinical trials. WCG is proud to serve individuals on the frontlines of science and medicine, and the organizations striving to develop new products and therapies to improve the quality of human health. It is our role to empower them to accelerate advancement, while ensuring the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life.

WHY WE LOVE WCG: At WCG, our employees are our most valuable asset, and as with all our assets, we invest in them with an eye toward future success. We provide each eligible employee with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their personal and financial health to help make the most of their future.

  • Comprehensive Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Disability, 401k with match, and flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs and additional work/life resources
  • Referral Bonuses and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO
  • Volunteer Time Off to benefit the community
  • Opportunities for career development with on-the-job training, certification assistance, and continuing education reimbursement

Expected annual base salary range: $113,940 to $177,000

GPS level: P5

JOB SUMMARY: The Enterprise Security Architect will work across the organization to align security strategy with business goals and outcomes. In Collaboration with the Cybersecurity leadership team, will develop security requirements and ensure outcomes are drivers for our strategic direction and vision. The Enterprise Security Architect will develop and implement a robust enterprise security architecture program and will drive innovative and transformative security solutions across the Technology Solutions organization and the WCG enterprise.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS: One or more of the following certifications preferred:

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • GIAC Defensible Security Architect (GDSA)
  • Azure Certified Security Associate (AZ-500)
  • Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect (SC-100)
  • AWS Solution Architect Professional
  • AWS Security Specialty


  •  8+ years of experience in Information Security understanding and handling multiple strategic efforts to provide expertise and knowledge in fast-paced work environment
  • 4+ years of experience supporting multi-cloud technical environments including Azure, AWS, GCP, or Atlassian Cloud Experience
  • 2+ years of experience in the following:
    • Security architecture for product/application, hybrid cloud, and on-prem infrastructure
    • Architecting enterprise security solutions in mid to large enterprises
    • Performing threat modeling exercises with engineering teams to produce outcomes insecurity requirements
    • Designing and orchestrating requirements for security automations for agile CI/CD pipelines in DEVSECOPS
  • Track record of successfully performing strategic planning with drivers around business, technology, and threat to demonstrate an effective and financially practical security roadmap
  • Able to communicate, both verbally and in written form, complex and technical issues to diverse audiences with an authoritative and actionable presence
  • Proficiency in designing security solutions that align to standards and frameworks, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Cloud Security Alliance, and International Organization for Standardizations
  • Knowledge in the design and implementation of identity and access management solutions and participation in the orchestration a zero-trust framework
  • Previous technical experience in coding to enable assessment and effectiveness of application security preferred

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • Work across the organization aligning security strategy with business goals and outcomes.
  • In collaboration with the Cybersecurity leadership team, develop security requirements and ensure outcomes are drivers for our strategic direction and vision.
  • Mentor, develop, and partner with technical solutions staff.
  • Assist in managing expectations of our customers, leadership across other departments, and executive stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement a robust enterprise security architecture program and drive innovative and transformative security solutions across the Technology Solutions organization and WCG enterprise.
  • Lead strategy and planning to advance the overall maturity of the security program.
  • Using threat modeling, evaluate the enterprise, identify new solutions, define requirements, and introduce standards to continuously improve the security hygiene and reducing the attack surface for the company.
  • Work closely with Software Engineering, Architecture, Data and Analytics, Compliance, and other areas to ensure security requirements are met in the development of the product and in the deployment of hybrid cloud.
  • Provide technical expertise and input into the security roadmap for continuous improvement in data handling practice, secure-by design engineering principles, and enabling operational security team for both customer-facing and internal platforms.
  • Liaison with engineering staff in secure system design and development principles and participate in design and code reviews to ensure that best practices are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the position.


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PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform sedentary work which includes sitting for long periods of time and occasionally required to lift 25lbs (11.3 kg). Further guidance on physical activities, requirements, visual acuity, and working conditions is available in HCM.