Sr. Lead Cybersecurity Architect

Job Function
Information Technology
Position Type
Experienced Professionals
Requisition ID


We are the Chick-fil-A Cybersecurity Engineering Team. Our purpose is to design and deliver solutions that proactively eliminate cybersecurity risk. We work in a fast-paced, exciting environment building defensive capabilities to keep the cybercriminals out of Chick-fil-A systems. We are looking for another passionate guardian to join us in our cause. In this role you will work closely with the Point of Sale (POS) team to ensure the secure design and deployment of our next-generation POS solution. This position is based in Atlanta, Georgia at our Chick-fil-A, Inc. Support Center.



  • Partner with the POS Modernization Team to understand the proposed architecture for next-gen POS services, which will run in Kubernetes clusters in the Cloud and at the Edge 
  • Conduct threat-modeling exercises to identify potential methods of attack 
  • Design preventative cybersecurity solutions that enable new POS services to meet business requirements while minimizing cybersecurity risk 
  • Work collaboratively with the POS Modernization Team to implement cybersecurity features for the next-gen POS platform 



  • Investigate new preventative cybersecurity technologies, methodologies, and approaches 
  • Explore the cybersecurity threat landscape and attack techniques to identify new controls that will mitigate emerging threats 
  • Create new cybersecurity frameworks and standards 


  • Cybersecurity engineering best practices
  • Understanding of payment and ordering systems
  • Cloud computing best practices
  • Software engineering best practices
  • Solution architecture
  • Threat modelling
  • Cloud solution delivery
  • Agile delivery
  • Experience running services in Kubernetes
  • Software engineering in Python, Java, Go or other comparable languages
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and architectures
  • Ability to design new software security solutions
  • Ability to plan and lead projects independently
  • Ability to balance security initiatives with business needs
  • Ability to build credibility and influence with engineering teams and architects
  • Ability to analyze security threats

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of experience in one or more of the following roles: Cybersecurity Architect, Cybersecurity Engineer, Enterprise Architect, Software Developer

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6-8 years of experience in one or more of the following roles: Cybersecurity Architect, Cybersecurity Engineer, Enterprise Architect, Software Developer
  • Cybersecurity certifications (e.g. OSCP, GSEC, CEH, CISSP, Security+, CCNA)

Required Level of Education

High School

Preferred Level of Education

Bachelors Degree


Cybersecurity, Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology or a related technical field of study

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