Director of Solution Architecture


As the Director of Solution Architecture, you will be responsible for leading our team of Solution Architects to help achieve business outcomes for both Defy and our client base. This role interacts with manufacturing partners, internal business partners and outside clients in a fast-paced, interactive atmosphere.


  • Lead in the development of security strategies and implementation supporting the day to day needs of the end user and their roadmap
  • You will provide technical thought leadership in overall security solutions development.
  • Ability to build relationships which bridge the gap between technically inclined engineers and senior business leadership.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for Defy Security and our customers. Must demonstrate the ability in a pre-sales capacity to identify business issues and propose solutions/approaches that effectively address these business issues.
  • Design and solution complete security programs to meet client objectives, that includes technology and services
  • Develop, promote, measure, and interpret the impact of Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) in alignment with Cybersecurity Practice and overall Company Strategy
  • Demonstrate Cybersecurity industry thought leadership through end user customer and partner engagement and internal enablement
  • Educate team on sales, technical, and business acumen to support practice OKR’s
  • Ensures training and development on reporting and metrics management, internal systems and processes to enhance the accuracy of sales forecasts and processes.
  • Mentors and motivates sales team members to ensure satisfactory performance.
  • Track record of building and leading high performance teams
  • Working with Defy Security’s Focused Partners to drive strategic initiatives and Go To Market strategies
  • Function with a high degree of integrity and with an ability to keep information confidential

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position will have direct reports.


  • BS/BA or equivalent and applicable work experience.
  • CISSP or other security certifications are a plus.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant work experience related to cyber security.
  • 3+ years of experience managing and mentoring a team
  • Ability to travel within assigned regions or assigned accounts.
  • Experience with the following highly preferred: Microsoft, O365, LDAP, Active Directory, ServiceNow, SailPoint, Qualys, CrowdStrike, Zscaler, Splunk and other leading security tools.
  • Proficient across multiple operating systems such as Microsoft, Apple and Linux.
  • Familiarity with Cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) environments and best practices for securing these environments with experience in Azure, AWS or GCP a plus.
  • Familiarity with incident response tools and digital forensics concepts preferred.
  • Ability to work in a highly adaptable and nimble team environment with responsive communication.
  • Strong presentation, written, and oral communication skills; and demonstrated ability to interact with technical, non-technical, and business members of the organization.
  • Ability to accurately interpret business direction and clarify technology’s alignment with stakeholder needs.

Additional Information

Defy is dedicated to providing a great overall experience to all of our customers and understand that starts with our employees. We encourage collaboration, growth, and success of all our employees.

With Defy you can expect:

  • An entrepreneurial and collaborative environment
  • Professional training opportunities
  • An engaging and fun culture
  • Opportunity to work with industry-leading, talented peers
  • Remote (USA)
  • Full-time
  • Travel Required: 50-60%
Date Posted
May 22, 2023
Full Time
Remote; USA
Solution Architecture

How to Apply

For immediate consideration email your resume and letter of interest to [email protected] Be sure to indicate the position you are applying for in your subject line.

Who is Defy?

At Defy Security, our 20+ years of experience in and dedication to cyber security have assisted some of our nation’s leading financial institutions, healthcare organizations, manufacturers, and retail outlets to entrust their internet security needs to us. Our experience, expertise, and focus enable us to bring the industry’s most innovative services and technologies to our customers. With our comprehensive, customer-centric approach, our customers expect on receiving the best solutions and the highest level of service – from consultation and integration all the way through testing and support. With DefY, the needs of our customers are always the top priority.

Why Defy?

Defy Security provides our employees to work and learn with a team that is built on high integrity and extensive industry experience that puts our employees and customers as the #1 priority. These values have and will remain the core foundation as we continue to grow exponentially. From the newest hire all the way to the CEO, one can expect to be treated as a valuable contributor to our collective goals and aspirations.

If you are ready for the challenge of working in a fast paced, dynamic industry with arguably the best team in the industry, reach out to learn more…

Benefits Include:


Generous Employer contributions for medical, vision and dental insurance


401k program with company matching


Unlimited PTO


Remote work environment with fun virtual events