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Team Lead IT Security-Security Architecture


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  34575

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Role: - Team Lead, IT Security Architecture

Location: - Bangalore


Job Summary: -


The Team Lead, IT Security Architecture ensures effective design, implementation of security systems within Kennametal’s technical environments. The Team Lead organizes and manages team members and ensures all maintain a thorough understanding of Kennametal’s systems to anticipate possible security risks and identifies areas of weakness. Responsibilities include managing the Security Architecture Team, mentoring team members, reviewing our current security measures and recommending enhancements, establishing internal security solutions and standards for Kennametal, and evaluating IT projects and deriving security requirements for the effective protection of systems and information.


Responsibilities: -

  • Manage the Security Architecture team
  • Develop and maintain the technical direction for the Security Architecture team, including performance objectives
  • Support achieving the goals of the KMT IT Security and Compliance Team
  • Provide subject matter expertise, as needed
  • Collaborate and support IT projects
  • Develop and maintain thorough understanding of Kennametal’s technology and IT systems.
  • Use industry resources to evaluate Kennametal systems and drive improvements
  • Use lessons learned from security incidents to improve Kennametal’s technical environment
  • Plan, research, and design security architectures.
  • Develop, review, and approve the installation requirements for IT changes and new systems
  • Assess SOC2 assessments for suppliers and partners to determine whether security gaps exist in solutions
  • Support the establishment and implementation of technical security standards for Kennametal IT systems, including a focus on OT and Cloud environments
  • Test the final security system and updating and upgrading it as needed.
  • Remain up to date with the latest security systems, standards, authentication protocols, and products.
  • Serving as an internal consultant on security solution development
  • Mentor junior team members


Skills: -


  • Master’s degree in information assurance (or related field) with minimum 5 years’ experience or B.S in information assurance (or related field) with minimum of 10 years’ experience with security architecture topics
  • Practical experience with computer networking and network protocols
  • Expertise in security architecures, technical security standards
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills (English business fluent spoken and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and perform detailed, complex analysis and data interpretation
  • Effective interpersonal skills, out-of-the-box thinking and ability to interface with all levels of staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with ambiguous situations

Ideal, but not required

  • Experience in a global corporation
  • Experience with a multi-provider cloud environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Familiarity with architecture standards, including IEC 62443
  • Familiarity with technical security standards (ex., DISA STIGs, NIST publications, ISO standards)
  • Knowledge of Enterprise architecture frameworks (SABSA, Zachmann, others)
  • Cloud security certification or experience
  • Experience analyzing firewall rules and Access Control Lists, experience assessing network maps


Certification: -


A current technical security architecture certification (ex, SANS GDSA, CDNA, CRTSA, CSSA)



Kennametal is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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