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Title:  Enterprise Security Architect III - Privileged Access, SIEM, PKI

Requisition ID:  120843

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note: This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time. The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations . This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the positions shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.


Serves as a technical expert and thought leader over design and implementation of privileged access, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture, and Conditional Access. Analyze technologies and recommend enhancements and changes based on assessment of the organization’s current and future needs. Assist the MIS Identity team with designing security into Identity Lifecycle Management processes. Oversee Managed Security Service Provider and coordinate with stakeholders to design systems and processes to allow for monitoring and maintenance. Manage Access Controls standards including Single Sign-On (SSO), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Federation, Non-Human Identities, and Privileged Access.

  • Coordinate with management and functional architects to design system solutions and create implementation and support models for secure privileged access, PKI, SIEM, Cybersecurity Mesh, and Conditional Access technologies.
  • Create both short and long-term roadmaps based on an understanding of the organizational strategic requirements, technology context, and business needs.
  • Define and review reports to ensure services are completely and successfully delivered. Proactively intervene to correct problems when they are encountered. Use metrics to improve processes.
  • Work effectively with other IS teams and outsourcing provider(s) to ensure technology security solutions are effectively managed and performed.
  • Provide a thorough analysis of service results and respond to any escalated service delivery issues.
  • Assess organization’s current and future technology needs. Set direction and lead improvements of techniques, methodologies and deliverables.
  • Perform other duties as requested


Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires air travel. In accordance with Freeport-McMoRan’s requirement for all employees whose job requires travel by air, if you are hired you will be required to submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to travel by air, unless the company has granted a medical or religious accommodation.
  • Associates Degree and ten (10) years of experience in security systems technologies and ISACA, SANS, ISC(2), or CEH Certification or related security certification OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field and eight (8) years of experience in security systems technologies OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field and six (6) years of experience in security systems technologies and ISACA, SANS, ISC(2), or CEH Certification or related security certification OR
  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems or related field and six (6) years of experience in security systems technologies OR
  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems or related field and five (5) years of experience in security systems technologies and ISACA, SANS, ISC(2), or CEH Certification or related security certification


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security certifications, such as ISACA, SANS, ISC(2), or CEH Certification
  • Experience with Cloud platforms such as Azure including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platformas a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions and integrations
  • Experience with Microsoft Conditional Access, CyberArk Privileged Access Management, Azure Privileged Identity Management (PIM), and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) architecture and automation
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SEIM) architecture and automation
  • Understanding of Gartner Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture and how to design architecture and create a plan to integrate preventative controls in a risk-prioritized approach
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory including Identity Lifecycle Management capabilities
  • Experience with security architecture related to protocols such as SAML, LDAP, Kerberos, SCEP, and ACME
  • Active in security organizations, such as ISSA, ISACA, SANS, etc.



  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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